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



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