16.148 digital copyright case

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 148.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2002 10:08:03 +0100
             From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org>
             Subject: Eldred v. Ashcroft - Government Response Brief:

    News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
    from across the Community
    August8, 2002

                    Eldred v. Ashcroft - Government Response Brief:

    News from the Digital Copyright Listserv, forwarded by Chuck Hamaker to the
    Lib-License list.

    David Green

    >From: "Hamaker, Chuck" <cahamake@email.uncc.edu>
    >To: "Liblicense-L (E-mail)" <liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu>
    >>Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 18:53:49 EDT

    From: digital-copyright Digest 7 Aug 2002 15:00:00 -0000 Issue 47
    Eldred v. Ashcroft
    Government Response Brief:
    Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review Symposium
    Intellectual Property, Congressional Power and the Constitution

    "This symposium, edited by Professor Lawrence B. Solum, presents a variety
    of perspectives on Eldred v. Ashcroft, on which the United States Supreme
    Court will hear oral argument in its October 2002 term. Eldred may become
    the most important copyright case to be heard by the Court in several

    The decision ..., Eldred v. Reno, 239 F.3d 372 (D.C. Cir. 2001), affirming
    74 F.Supp.2d 1, (D.D.C. 1999), rejected a challenge to the Copyright Term
    Extension Act of 1998, Pub.L. No. 105-298, 112 Stat. 2827.

    Examples of Essays in the symposium:

    "Balancing Copyright Protections and Freedom of Speech: Why the Copyright
    Extension Act Is Unconstitutional," by Erwin Chemerinsky, Sydney M. Irmas
    Professor of Public Interest Law, Legal Ethics, and Political Science,
    University of Southern California

    "The Mythology Of The Public Domain: Exploring The Myths Behind Attacks On
    The Duration Of Copyright Protection," by Scott M. Martin, Senior
    Vice-President for Intellectual Property and Associate General Counsel,
    Paramount Pictures Corporation. Former Adjunct Professor of Copyright Law
    at USC School of Law, Associate in Law at Columbia University School of
    Law, and Guest Lecturer at USC Thornton School of Music
    Others include: Richard Epstein, Wendy J. Gordon, Dennis S. Karjala, Edward
    Samuels, etc.


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