APPENDIX C
Workshop
Proceedings—Listing of Contents

Part I— Workshop Presentations

1 Introductory Remarks

Robert Serafin

2 Keynote Address

Q. Todd Dickinson

3 Characteristics of Scientific and Technical Databases

Geographic Data Panel

Genomic Data Panel

Chemical and Chemical Engineering Data Panel

Meteorological Data Panel

4 Economic Factors in the Production, Dissemination, and Use of Scientific and Technical Databases

Richard Gilbert

NOTE: For the full text of the committee's Proceedings, see National Research Council (1999), Proceedings of the Workshop on Promoting Access to Scientific and Technical Data for the Public Interest: An Assessment of Policy Options, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., available only online at <http://www.nap.edu>.



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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases APPENDIX C Workshop Proceedings—Listing of Contents Part I— Workshop Presentations 1 Introductory Remarks Robert Serafin 2 Keynote Address Q. Todd Dickinson 3 Characteristics of Scientific and Technical Databases Geographic Data Panel Genomic Data Panel Chemical and Chemical Engineering Data Panel Meteorological Data Panel 4 Economic Factors in the Production, Dissemination, and Use of Scientific and Technical Databases Richard Gilbert NOTE: For the full text of the committee's Proceedings, see National Research Council (1999), Proceedings of the Workshop on Promoting Access to Scientific and Technical Data for the Public Interest: An Assessment of Policy Options, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., available only online at <http://www.nap.edu>.

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A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases 5 Overview of Technologies for Protecting and for Misappropriating Digital Intellectual Property Rights: The Current Situation and Future Prospects Mark Stefik and Teresa Lunt 6 Legal and Policy Issues Summary Overview of Existing and Proposed Intellectual Property Rights Regimes for Databases, Marybeth Peters Summary of Federal Government Information Law and Data Policies, Justin Hughes Part II— Discussion Sessions on the Current Legal and Technical Situation 7 Government-Sector Data 8 Not-for-Profit-Sector Data 9 Commercial-Sector Data Part III— Discussion Sessions on the Potential Impacts of Legislation and Assessments of Policy Options 10 A Strong Property Rights Model for Protecting Databases 11 An Unfair Competition Model for Protecting Databases 12 Promoting Access to and Use of Government-Sector Scientific and Technical Data—An Assessment of Legal and Policy Options 13 Promoting Access to and Use of Not-for-Profit-Sector Scientific and Technical Data for the Public Interest—An Assessment of Legal and Policy Options 14 Final Plenary Discussion Appendixes A Biographical Sketches of Study Committee and Workshop Speakers and Panelists B Workshop Agenda and Participants C Raw Knowledge: Protecting Technical Databases for Science and Industry, Stephen M. Maurer, Attorney-at-Law D Acronyms