Webinar

Navigating Copyright: A Scholarly Publisher's Guide
April 25, 2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

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Join us for an exciting webinar on the fundamental aspects of US Copyright Law and its practical implications in scholarly publishing. Featuring Eric Slater, Esq., an expert in intellectual property rights, this webinar will offer insights into understanding permissions within the framework of copyright and discuss open access and Creative Commons licenses. There will be plenty of time for discussion; come with your copyright queries! Whether you're an editor, publisher, author, or simply curious about copyright essentials, don't miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding and navigate copyright with confidence!

Speaker


Eric S. Slater 
Senior Manager, Copyright, Trademarks, &  Licensing

ERIC S. SLATER, ESQ. is Senior Manager of Copyright, Trademarks, & Licensing at the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Washington, DC. Eric received his JD from New York Law School, and holds a Master of Journalism from Louisiana State University and a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University. While at New York Law School, Eric was Editor-in-Chief of Media Law & Policy. Prior to joining the American Chemical Society in 2000, Eric worked in radio for approximately 20 years. He held a variety of positions including General Manager of a public/NPR station, as well as Program Director, on-air personality and sportscaster at stations in New Jersey, Louisiana, and Virginia. He has taught college courses in mass communications and copyright law, and is currently a faculty member in the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program at George Washington University. Eric was the 2010 recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award at George Washington University. He is a frequent speaker on copyright topics, and is a featured presenter in the ACS Publications Division’s “Publishing Your Research 101” web series, found here: