APPENDIX B
Workshop Agenda and Participants

WORKSHOP AGENDA

Thursday, January 14

8:00 am

Continental breakfast

8:30

A. Introductory remarks

 

Robert Serafin, Study Chair

8:45

Keynote Address

 

Q. Todd Dickinson

 

Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks (Acting), Department of Commerce

 

B. Summary of S&T databases to be discussed at the workshop

9:00

Geographic Data Panel

 

Moderator: Harlan Onsrud, Associate Professor, University of Maine

Government-sector data activity: Barbara Ryan, Associate Director for Operations, U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior



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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases APPENDIX B Workshop Agenda and Participants WORKSHOP AGENDA Thursday, January 14 8:00 am Continental breakfast 8:30 A. Introductory remarks   Robert Serafin, Study Chair 8:45 Keynote Address   Q. Todd Dickinson   Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks (Acting), Department of Commerce   B. Summary of S&T databases to be discussed at the workshop 9:00 Geographic Data Panel   Moderator: Harlan Onsrud, Associate Professor, University of Maine • Government-sector data activity: Barbara Ryan, Associate Director for Operations, U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior

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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases     • Not-for-profit sector data activity: James Brunt, Associate Director for Information Management, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office, University of New Mexico1 • Commercial-sector data activity: Barry Glick, former President and CEO, GeoSystems Global Corp. 9:45 Genomic Data Panel   Moderator: Philip Loftus, Vice President and Director, Glaxo Wellcome • Government-sector data activity: James Ostell, Chief, Information Engineering Branch, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health • Not-for-profit-sector data activity: Chris Overton, Director, Center for Bioinformatics, University of Pennsylvania • Commercial-sector data activity: Myra Williams, President and CEO, Molecular Applications Group 10:30  Break 10:45 Chemical and Chemical Engineering Data Panel   Moderator: Roberta Saxon, Patent Agent, Skjerven, Morrill, MacPherson, et al. • Government-sector data activity: Richard Kayser, Chief, Physical and Chemical Properties Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce • Not-for-profit-sector data activity: James Lohr, Director, Information Industry Relations, Chemical Abstracts Service, American Chemical Society • Commercial-sector data activity: Leslie Singer, President, ISI, Inc. 11:30 Meteorological Data Panel   Moderator: Robert Serafin, Director, National Center for Atmospheric Research • Government-sector data activity: Ken Hadeen, Director (retired), National Climatic Data Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce • Not-for-profit-sector data activity: David Fulker, Director, Unidata Program, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research 1 Dr. Brunt was unable to attend the workshop due to illness.

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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases   • Commercial-sector data activity: Robert Brammer, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, TASC 12:15 pm Lunch 1:15 C. Economic factors in production/dissemination/use of S&T databases in the public and private-sectors   Moderator: Suzanne Scotchmer, Professor, UC Berkeley   Speaker: Richard Gilbert, Professor, UC Berkeley 2:15 D. Overview of technologies for protecting and misappropriating digital IPR: the current situation and future prospects   Moderator: Mark Stefik, Principal Scientist, Xerox PARC   Speaker: Teresa Lunt, Principal Scientist, Xerox PARC (by video) 2:45 Break 3:00 E.1 Summary overview of existing and proposed IPR regimes for databases • The status quo • Sui generis property rights model • Unfair competition/misappropriation model   Moderator: Harvey Perlman, Professor, College of Law, University of Nebraska   Speaker: Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress 3:45 E.2 Summary of federal government information law and data policies   Speaker: Justin Hughes, Attorney, Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce 4:00 F. Breakout sessions on the existing legal and technical situation 4:15 Individual breakout sessions   1) Government-sector data panel   Moderator: Shelton Alexander, Professor, Pennsylvania State University   Rapporteur: Suzanne Scotchmer, Professor, UC Berkeley   Panelists: •Barbara Ryan, Associate Director of Operations, U.S. Geological Survey

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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases     • James Ostell, Chief, Information Engineering Branch, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NLM/NIH • Richard Kayser, Chief, Physical and Chemical Properties Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology • Kenneth Hadeen, Director (retired), National Climatic Data Center   2) Not-for-profit-sector data panel   Moderator: Maureen Kelly, Vice President for Planning, BIOSIS   Rapporteur: Jerome Reichman, Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Law   Panelists: • James Brunt, Associate Director for Information Management, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office, University of New Mexico2 • Chris Overton, Director, Center for Bioinformatics, University of Pennsylvania • James Lohr, Director, Information Industry Relations, Chemical Abstracts Service, American Chemical Society • David Fulker, Director, Unidata Program, UCAR   3) Commercial-sector data panel   Moderator: Robert Serafin, Director, National Center for Atmospheric Research   Rapporteur: Mark Stefik, Principal Scientist, Xerox PARC   Panelists: • Barry Glick, former President and CEO, GeoSystems Global Corp. • Myra Williams, President and CEO, Molecular Applications Group • Leslie Singer, President, ISI, Inc. • Robert Brammer, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, TASC 5:45 Adjourn 5:45-     6:45 pm Reception 2 Dr. Brunt was unable to attend the workshop due to illness.

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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases Friday, January 15 8:00 am Continental breakfast 8:30 G. Summary reports by rapporteurs from previous day's breakouts 9:20 H. Instructions by workshop chair and move to breakout rooms 9:30 I. Breakout sessions   Session 1: Congress decides to enact a strong property rights model protecting databases   Moderator: Paul Uhlir, Study Director, National Research Council   Rapporteur: Peter Leavitt, Consultant   Panelists: • Ken Hadeen, Director (retired), National Climatic Data Center • David Fulker, Director, Unidata Program, UCAR • Robert Brammer, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, TASC • Jon Baumgarten, Attorney, Proskauer Rose LLP • Peter Jaszi, Professor, American University School of Law • James Neal, Director, Johns Hopkins University Library • Ferris Webster, Professor, University of Delaware   Session 2: Congress decides to enact an unfair competition model protecting databases   Moderator: Harvey Perlman, Professor, College of Law, University of Nebraska   Rapporteur: Philip Loftus, Vice President and Director, Glaxo Wellcome   Panelists: • Dennis Benson, Chief Information Resources Branch, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NLM/NIH • Chris Overton, Director, Center for Bioinformatics, University of Pennsylvania • Myra Williams, President and CEO, Molecular Applications Group • Michael Klipper, Attorney, Meyer & Klipper, PLLC • Jonathan Band, Attorney, Morrison & Foerster, LLP

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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases     • Thomas Rindfleisch, Director, Medical Library, Stanford University   Session 3: Promoting access to and use of government S&T data for the public interest—an assessment of legal and policy options   Moderator: Harlan Onsrud, Associate Professor, University of Maine   Rapporteur: Shelton Alexander, Professor, Pennsylvania State University   Panelists: • Barbara Ryan, Associate Director for Operations, U.S. Geological Survey3 • James Brunt, Associate Director for Information Management, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office, University of New Mexico4 • Barry Glick, former President and CEO, GeoSystems Global Corp. • Peter Weiss, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Management and Budget 5 • Prue Adler, Assistant Executive Director, Federal Relations and Information Policy, Association of Research Libraries • Eric Massant, Director of Government and Industry Affairs, Reed Elsevier, Inc. • Tim Foresman, Director, Spatial Analysis Lab, University of Maryland • Kenneth Frazier, Director, University of Wisconsin Libraries   Session 4: Promoting access to and use of not-for-profit-sector S&T data for the public interest—an assessment of legal and policy options   Moderator: Martha Williams, Professor and Director, Information Retrieval Research Lab, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   Rapporteur: Roberta Saxon, Patent Agent, Skjerven, Morrill, MacPherson et al.   Panelists: • Richard Kayser, Chief, Physical and Chemical Properties Division, NIST 3 Ms. Ryan was unable to attend this session due to inclement weather. 4 Dr. Brunt was unable to attend the workshop due to illness. 5 Mr. Weiss was unable to attend this session due to inclement weather.

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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases     • James Lohr, Director, Information Industry Relations, Chemical Abstracts Service, American Chemical Society • Leslie Singer, President, ISI, Inc. • Allan Adler, Vice President for Governmental and Legislative Affairs, Association of American Publishers, Inc.6 • Jerome Reichman, Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Law • R. Stephen Berry, Professor, University of Chicago 10:45 Break   11:00 Breakout session discussions (continued) 12:45 pm Lunch 1:45 J. Rapporteurs' summary of breakout panel results 2:45 Discussion of results with workshop participants 3:45 K. Concluding remarks   Robert Serafin, Chair 4:00 pm End of public workshop WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS Allan Adler, Association of American Publishers, Inc. Prue Adler, Association of Research Libraries Shelton Alexander, Pennsylvania State University Dave Applegate (affiliation unknown) Christopher Ashley, National Science Foundation Mary Baish, American Association of Law Jonathan Band, Morrison & Foerster, LLP Winona Barker, National Biomedical Research Foundation Ed Barron, Senate Committee on the Judiciary Barbara Bauldock, U.S. Geological Survey Jon Baumgarten, Proskauer Rose, LLP 6   Mr. Adler was unable to attend this session due to inclement weather.

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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases Dennis Benson, National Library of Medicine R. Stephen Berry, University of Chicago Robert Brammer, TASC Lisa Brooks, National Institutes of Health Francis Buckley, Jr., U.S. Government Printing Office Mark Burnham, California Institute of Technology Bonnie Carroll, Information International Associates, Inc. William Cohen, Federal Trade Commission Kathy Covert, Federal Geographic Data Committee Karen Dacres, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Judge Edward Damich, U.S. Court of Federal Claims Matthew Davis (affiliation unknown) Deveny Deck, Vanderbilt University Paul DeGiusti, Information Industry Association Q. Todd Dickinson, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Anita Eisenstadt, National Science Foundation Adam Eisgrau, American Library Association Julie Esanu, National Research Council Bob Etkins, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Eric Fischer, Library of Congress Peter Folger, American Geophysical Union Tim Foresman, University of Maryland Mark Frankel, American Association for the Advancement of Science Kenneth Frazier, University of Wisconsin Libraries David Fulker, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Carole Ganz-Brown, National Science Foundation Richard Gilbert, University of California, Berkeley Paul Gilman, Celera Genomics, Inc. Barry Glick, Consultant Kenneth Hadeen, National Climatic Data Center (retired) Kelley Heilman, Maryland State Department of Health Stephen Heinig, Association of American Medical Colleges Stephen Heller, National Institute of Standards and Technology Mike Hoffman (affiliation unknown) Justin Hughes, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Peter Jaszi, American University School of Law Brian Kahin, Office of Science and Technology Policy Richard Kayser, National Institute of Standards and Technology Chris Kelly, U.S. Department of Justice Maureen Kelly, BIOSIS Michael Keplinger, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Ehsan Khan, U.S. Department of Energy Michael Klipper, Meyer & Klipper, PLLC

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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases Makoto Kono, Fujitsu, Ltd. Stephen Koslow, National Institute of Mental Health Patrice Laget, Delegation of the European Commission Richard Lambert, National Institutes of Health Charles Larson, Industrial Research Institute, Inc. Peter Leavitt, Consultant Robert Ledley, Georgetown University Lynn Levine, Warren Publishing David Lide, Consultant Anne Linn, National Research Council Joan Lippincott, Coalition for Networked Information Philip Loftus, Glaxo Wellcome James Lohr, Chemical Abstracts Service Joe Martinez, U.S. Department of Energy Eric Massant, Reed Elsevier, Inc. Stephen Maurer, Attorney Gilles McDougall, Industry Canada Bruce McDowell, National Academy of Public Administration Shelia McGarr (affiliation unknown) Theodore Miles, National Science Foundation John Moeller, U.S. Geological Survey Christopher Mohr, Meyer & Klipper, PLLC Kurt Molholm, Defense Technical Information Center James Neal, Johns Hopkins University Library Judge Pauline Newman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Goetz Oertel, Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy Harlan Onsrud, University of Maine James Ostell, National Institutes of Health G. Christian Overton, University of Pennsylvania Bob Palmer, U.S. House of Representatives Harvey Perlman, University of Nebraska Shira Perimutter, U.S. Copyright Office Marybeth Peters, U.S. Copyright Office Larry Pettinger, U.S. Geological Survey Tony Reichardt, Nature Jerome Reichman, Vanderbilt University School of Law Thomas Rindfleisch, Stanford University Hedy Rossmeissl, U.S. Geological Survey John Rumble, National Institute of Standards and Technology Barbara Ryan, U.S. Geological Survey Carolina Saez, U.S. Copyright Office Roberta Saxon, Skjerven, Morrill, MacPherson, Franklin & Friel, LLP Terri Scanlan, National Research Council

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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases Jean Schiro-Zavela, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Harold Schoolman, National Library of Medicine Suzanne Scotchmer, University of California, Berkeley Robert Serafin, National Center for Atmospheric Research Leslie Singer, Institute for Scientific Information, Inc. Mark Smith, American Association of University Professors Mark Stefik, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center Charles Sturrock, National Institute of Standards and Technology Ambassador James Sweeney, Consultant Margaret Thomson, U.S. Department of Energy Paul Uhlir, National Research Council John Vaughn, Association of American Universities Ferris Webster, University of Delaware Peter Weiss, Office of Management and Budget Pamela Whitney, National Research Council Martha Williams, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Myra Williams, Molecular Applications Group James Wilson, House Committee on Science Richard Witmer, U.S. Geological Survey Barbara Wright, National Research Council Susan Zevin, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration