State Government Information and the Copyright Conundrum
State Government Information and the Copyright Conundrum Best Practices Exchange, Dec. 5, 2012 Kris Kasianovitz, firstname.lastname@example.org Resource List1Problem Statement: Because states can copyright their publications, this unduly restricts memory and knowledge institutions, i.e. libraries from providing access to, use, re-use, reformatting, re-distribution, and archiving of these materials. PresentationKasianovitz, Kris. (2012). State Government Information and the Copyright Conundrum.Best Practices Exchange Presentation. http://goo.gl/uRvJtHathi Trust Permission for Rights Holdershttp://www.hathitrust.org/permissions_agreementCreative Commons Public Domain toolshttp://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/Creative Commons Licenseshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/Google Search of ―state government documents‖ ―public domain‖ http://goo.gl/xAHUd BibliographyAmerican Association of Law Libraries.―Digital Access to Legal Information Committee‖, n.d. http://www.aallnet.org/main-menu/Leadership-Governance/committee/activecmtes/dali.html.Committee on Intellectual Property Rights and the Emerging Information Infrastructure. Computer Science and Telecommunications Board. National Research Council.The digital dilemma : intellectual property in the information age. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 2000.Dmitrieva, Irina Y. ―State Ownership of Copyrights in Primary Law Materials.‖ Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal 23 (2001 2000): 81. http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/hascom23&collection=journals&index=& id=96. 1 This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/.
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Case LawBanks v Manchester.128 U.S. 244, *9 S. Ct. 36, **32 L. Ed. 425, ***1888 U.S. LEXIS 2216Date Accessed: 2012/11/30.The court affirmed the denial of copyright protection because judicial opinions were publicproperty, free to all citizens, and could not be copyrighted.COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, NEW YORK, Plaintiff-Appellant-Cross-Appellee, --v.-- FIRSTAMERICAN REAL ESTATE SOLUTIONS, Defendant-Appellee-Cross-Appellant, EXPERIANINFORMATION SOLUTIONS, INC., doing business as Experian, doing business as ExperianReal Estate Solutions, TRW REDI PROPERTY DATA, also known as Information Systems andServices, Inc., Defendants.261 F.3d 179, *2001 U.S. App. LEXIS 16706, **59 U.S.P.Q.2D(BNA) 1639Copy. L. Rep. (CCH) P28,322Date Accessed: 2012/11/30.PETER VEECK, doing business as Regional Web, Plaintiff/Counter Defendant-Appellant,versus SOUTHERN BUILDING CODE CONGRESS INTERNATIONAL, INC.,Defendant/Counter Claimant-Appellee.293 F.3d 791, *2002 U.S. App. LEXIS 10963, **63U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 1225Copy. L. Rep. (CCH) P28,448COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA et al., Petitioners, v. THE SUPERIOR COURT OF SANTACLARA COUNTY, Respondent; CALIFORNIA FIRST AMENDMENT COALITION, RealParty in Interest. 170 Cal. App. 4th 1301, *89 Cal. Rptr. 3d 374, **2009 Cal. App. LEXIS148, ***37 Media L. Rep. 1331BUILDING OFFICIALS & CODE ADM., PLAINTIFF, APPELLEE, v. CODE TECHNOLOGY, INC.,DEFENDANT, APPELLANT. 170 Cal. App. 4th 1301, *89 Cal. Rptr. 3d 374, **2009 Cal.App. LEXIS 148, ***37 Media L. Rep. 1331