March MIPLA Luncheon

Tuesday, March 23 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, at Virtual - Zoom

On Tuesday, March 23rd, Melissa Eckhause, a visiting Assistant Professor at Detroit Mercy Law, will be presenting on “Changes to IP Law under the Covid-19 Relief Bill.” The presentation will examine the newly enacted Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act , which creates a small-claims tribunal to hear copyright infringement matters with damages under $30,000, and the Protecting Lawful Streaming Act, which makes certain pirated streaming a felony.  The presentation also will discuss the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020, which, among other things, creates new procedures for ex parte challenges of existing registrations.