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Much of the following information came from the
Association of Research Libraries,
HyperLaw the Information
Industry Association, Union for the Public Domain
and the World Intellectual Property
2652, Collections of Information Antipiracy Act
Introduced October 9, 1997 by Rep. Coble. Passed House May 19,
1998. Currently in Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
HR 3531 Database Investment
and Intellectual Property Antipiracy Act of 1996
Introduced May 23 by Rep. Carlos Moorhead (R-CA) and referred
to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Basic Proposal for Substantive Provisions of the Treaty on
Intellectual Property in Respect of Databases,
(August 30, 1996)
Articles, Analysis and Letters
Online Piracy by Carol M. Morrissey (LLRX: CongressLine,
Protection -- Tilting the Copyright Balance - I: Distorting
the Market in Government Information by Alan D. Sugarman,
President, HyperLaw, Inc.
Protection Proposals Page from HyperLaw. Contains links
to bills, statements, EEC cases and more.
Property: An Assessment of International Implications
by Mary E. Jackson Association of Research Libraries
Letter to Secretary of Commerce Kantor, from Bruce Alberts,
President of the National Academy of Sciences, Wm. A. Wulf,
President of the National Academy of Engineering and Kenneth
I. Shine, President of the Institute of Medicine, with regard
to the August 30, 1996 Draft Treaty on Intellectual Property
in Respect to Databases, which was prepared under the World
Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Associations Joint Letter to Dr. John H. Gibbons, Office
of Science and Technology
Copyright and Database Regulations: USPTO, WIPO, and You
by John Unsworth. This paper is intended to examine some
of the proposals recently ratified (and in one case, tabled)
at the December, 1996 meeting of WIPO.
- Government Proposes New Regulation of Sports Statistics and other "facts"
by James Love of the Consumer Project on Technology
Primer On The Proposed WIPO Treaty On Database Extraction
Rights That Will Be Considered In December 1996 by James
Love of the Consumer Project on Technology
Public Interest Considerations Relating to H.R. 3531 Database
Investment and Intellectual Property Antipiracy Act of 1996
by Peter Jaszi, Professor of Law, Washington College of
Law, American University
Legislative Update by Carol M. Morrissey (LLRX: CongressLine,