Brian Frye

Law Professor, Artist, Filmmaker
Brian Frye
Brian L. Frye is the Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he teaches intellectual property and copyright law, among other things. He is also an artist and filmmaker.

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Copyright & Fair Use for Artists & Filmmakers

Thursday, December 3rd, 5-6pm PT / 8-9pm ET

This seminar will provide a practical introduction to concepts in copyright law, tailored to artists and filmmakers. Among other things, we will discuss what copyright does and doesn’t protect, and when the fair use doctrine applies to copyrighted works.

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Bio

Brian L. Frye is the Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he teaches intellectual property and copyright law, among other things. His scholarship focuses on how intellectual property and charity law affect artists and arts organizations, often drawing on legal history and philosophy in addressing these questions. He has written open-access casebooks on copyright and professional responsibility, and is an advocate of open education resources.

 

He is also an artist and filmmaker. His works were exhibited in the Whitney Biennial 2002 and the New York Film Festival, among many other venues, and are included in the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art. He is also the co-producer of the documentary Our Nixon (2013), which premiered at SXSW and was broadcast on CNN.

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