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Elster Pantalony, Rina

Rina Elster Pantalony was appointed Director, Copyright Advisory Services, Columbia University Libraries in 2014. Until her current appointment, she was copyright faculty in the Moving Image Archive Preservation program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and legal counsel to the Library and Archives of Canada and the Canadian Heritage Information Network. Ms. Elster Pantalony obtained her J.D. from the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University Halifax, Canada, and her B.A. (Honrs) in Political Science from Dalhousie University. Ms. Elster Pantalony has lectured and published extensively in the field and is the author of the WIPO Guide to Managing Museum Intellectual Property. More information can be obtained about both the Columbia University copyright program and about her at