ERIC Number: ED452761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Intellectual Property in Higher Education: A Legal Compendium. Second Edition.
Byman, Abigail, Ed.; Geller, Randolph, Ed.
This compendium focuses on intellectual property law, which includes copyrights, patents, and trademarks as well as applications of intellectual property in distance learning software, the Internet, and research data. It includes formal journal articles, policies, and outlines from the National Association of College and University Attorneys. Ten sections offer: (1) "Overview," which features "Intellectual Property Law Primer: What You Need To Know" (William H. Needle); (2) "Development of Intellectual Property Policies," including "Intellectual Property Policies" (Karen Hersey) and relevant Web sites; (3) "Copyright," including "Fair Use and How It Got That Way: The 1998 Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture" (Lloyd L. Weinreb); "The Impact of Fair Use in the Higher Education Community: A Necessary Exception?" (Stephana I. Colbert and Oren R. Griffin); "Coursepacks and Copyright: Fair Use in Princeton University Press v. Michigan Document Services" (case comment); "Fair Use of Unpublished Works: Scholarly Research and Copyright Case Law Since 1992" (Robert Spoo); "Copyright Law in Cyberspace" (Kenneth Hautman); "The Discouragement of Learning: Scholarship Made for Hire" (Pamela A. Kilby); "Ownership of Copyrightable Works of University Professors: The Interplay Between the Copyright Act and University Copyright Policies" (Laura G. Lape); "An Odyssey through Copyright's Vicarious Defenses" (David Nimmer); and relevant Web sites; (4) "Patents," including "First-To-File vs. First-To-Invent: Will Universities Be Left Behind?" (case comment); "The Written Description Requirement of 35 U.S. C. 112(1): The Standards After Regents of the University of California v. Eli Lilly Co." (Mark J. Stewart); and relevant Web sites; (5) "Trademarks," including "Logo Cops: The Law and Business of Collegiate Licensing" (Robert Lattinville); "Names and Logos: Protection Under Intellectual Property Laws and Consequences" (Balaram Gupta); "Contract Issues for the Campus Lawyer: Licensing Programs" (Paul Ward); and relevant Web sites; (6) "Software," including: "Three Ways To Protect Computer Software" (Carey Ramos and David Berlin); and "The Relative Roles of Patent and Copyright Protection of Computer Programs" (Dennis S. Kajala); (7) "Internet," including "Intellectual Property Basics for Cyberspace: Trademark Basics" (Gail E. Gunnells); "Intellectual Property and Privacy Issues on the Internet" (Daniel W. McDonald, John E. Reich, and Scott E. Bain); and "Visual Artists' Rights in a Digital Age"; (8); "Ownership and Disclosure of Research Data," including "Research Under the Microscope: A Primer on University Research Programs" (Nick Goodman); "Human Subjects Research: New and Revisited Issues" (Lisa Vincler); and "Research Data" (Christine Hughes); (9) Annotated Web Site List"; and (10) "Additional Resources." (SM)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Distance Education, Educational Research, Fair Use (Copyrights), Higher Education, Intellectual Property, Internet, Legal Responsibility, Research Utilization, Teacher Researchers
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Coll. and Univ. Attorneys, Washington, DC.