2003 UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference
March 2729, Greensboro, NC

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Intellectual Property Rights

Drooz, David         (919) 515-1006
      Associate General Counsel
      Office of Legal Affairs
      North Carolina State University

Abstract (up to 200 words):
The use of technology in teaching presents new intellectual property issues.This is especially true for copyright, as the Internet has been described as one big infringement machine.This presentation will briefly define intellectual property and review some of the new laws have been enacted to control the sharing of digitized information.Then there will be a review of the UNC system Patent and Copyright Policies, focusing on the copyright policy that was revised in November 2000.Key issues include;1.how to determine ownership of intellectual property created in the scope of employment;2.how to commercialize intellectual property;3.how to use copyrighted works without permission (fair use, face-to-face teaching; TEACH Act), and 4.how to get permission when necessary

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Session type:
Long presentation (45 minutes)

Time slots:
C7 - Fr 2:00 - 2:45

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