The Case of the Infringing Movie Story with Francis J. Gorman
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
The Case of the Infringing Movie Story
with Francis J. Gorman
Join MIPSA, the University of Maryland Carey School of Law Intellectual Property Law Program, and Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts as Baltimore trial attorney, Frank Gorman, presents his landmark copyright infringement case, Zervitz v. Hollywood. Gorman maps his strategy for winning a $1.2 million verdict for a man whose synopsis for a movie about a charismatic baseball coach who travels to Africa to recruit a player was stolen and produced as "The Air Up There."
Frank Gorman, of Gorman & Williams, is a past chair of the Intellectual Property Subcommittee of the Maryland State Bar Association and is the recipient of the 2005 Maryland State Bar Association Lee Caplan Pro Bono Award. His practice includes litigation of business and insurance matters, including professional liability matters and jury trials of patent, copyright, and trademark infringement cases.
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Speaker Francis J. Gorman
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Networking Reception
Speaker Sponsor: Maryland Intellectual Property Student Association (MIPSA), MD Carey Law IP Program, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Reception Sponsor: MIPSA, MD Carey Law IP Program
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University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is the third-oldest law school in the nation, but its innovative programs make it one of the liveliest and most dynamic today. Maryland Carey Law stands among five other professional schools on the Founding Campus of the University of Maryland. It has taken advantage of this location to become an integral part of the Baltimore-Washington legal and business community.