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Robert C. Osterberg


East Orleans, MA, USA

Robert C. Osterberg is one of the top copyright litigators in the nation. He has been lead counsel in some of the best-known copyright infringement cases, including Selle v. Gibb, Gilliam v. American Broadcasting Cos., MCA, Inc. v. Wilson, Gaste v. Kaiserman, and Woods v. Bourne Co. He has been counseling clients with respect to copyright matters for almost forty years and is the former senior partner of Abeles Clark & Osterberg in New York City. Robert was a panelist for PLI’s Advanced Seminar on Copyright Law from 1992 through 2001 and an adjunct professor of copyright law at Roger Williams School of Law. His publications include “The Use of Derivative Works After Copyright Termination—Does Woods v. Bourne Expose a Quagmire?”, 43 J. COPYRIGHT SOC’Y 28 (1995). Robert received his B.A. from Brandeis University and an LL.B. and LL.M from New York University School of Law.
Robert C. Osterberg is associated with the following items:
Treatise  Treatise Substantial Similarity in Copyright Law

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