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Lex Mercatoria: Intellectual Property

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Lex Mercatoria: Intellectual Property


Intellectual Property (protection of)

Intellectual Property - General

Links
Policy & Interest Groups

Copyright

Domain Names

Trademarks

Industrial Designs

Patents

TRIPS - Trade Related aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

Alternative Memes

The Nature of Free
Software Free License
Software Open Source
Social Contracts
Creative Commons
Open Publishing
Dual Licenses
Against Software Patents

Intellectual Property - Journals Magazines and Discussions


Endnotes

Endnotes





Lex Mercatoria: Intellectual Property




Intellectual Property (protection of)




Intellectual Property - General

Copyright

Industrial Designs

Patents

Trademarks

Trade Related aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

Domain Names




Links

Essential Links

WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization

WIPO Locally maintained information.

Intellectual Property Network Delphion (IBM)

ECUP Copyright Focal Point " 'one-stop shop' for information on European copyright developments." Copyright Information

US Patent and Trademark Office

Other Patent and Trade-Mark Offices

AIPLA American Intellectual Property Law Association

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Useful Links

Groklaw

Intellectual Property Mall Franklin Pierce Law Center

World Wide Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Server

Findlaw: Intellectual Property Law

Technology Law Resource KuesterLaw by Jeffrey R. Kuester

Intellectual Property Berkeley Sims

Patents and Trademarks Resource Directory Copyright Sites DocDel

Intellectual Property Links Soroker - Agmon, Advocates and Patent Attorneys

Pipers Intellectual Property Virtual Library All National & Regional Offices

Intellectual Property Sites Research The World by New York Law Firm Calotta Levine Samuel, L.L.P.

Intellectual Property Ladas & Parry

General Questions about Intellectual Property Law Oppedahl & Larson

AIPLA - American Intellectual Property Law Association

Intellectual Property Law Section American Bar Association




Policy & Interest Groups

Union for the Public Domain

Information Policy: Copyright & Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property: Copyrights, Trademarks & Patents Brint . com

EFF: "Intellectual Property Online: Patent, Trademark, Copyright" Archive Electronic Frontier Foundation




Copyright

WIPO Copyright Treaty 1996

WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty 1996

Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary & Artistic Works (as revised in 1971 and amended in 1979)

( ⌠earlier version, Stockholm 1967 revision⌡gopher://gopher.law.cornell.edu:70/00/foreign/fletcher/UNTS11850.txt )

Universal Copyright Convention (as revised 1971)

Copyright Frequently Asked Questions USENET FAQs

US Copyright Office including Copyright Basics FAQ

Copyright Sites DocDel

Copyright Myths USENET article

US Copyright Clearance Center

Digital Millennium Copyright Act (Enrolled Bill) H.R.2281 at Thomas US - Legislative Information on the Internet

Fairuse Stanford primary materials

The Copyright Website

Thomson and Thomson on Trademarks and Copyright

Draft Treaty on Certain Questions Concerning the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Draft Treaty for the Protection of the Rights of Performers and Producers of Phonograms

Public-Domain.Org (follow discussion) Proposals to Regulate the Public's Rights to use Information stored in "Databases" (broadly defined)

Plagiarism Org detection of plagiarized works on the Net (proprietary plagiarism detection algorithms that have been used at U.C. Berkeley and abroad.)

ILT Guide to Copyright Columbia University, Institute for Learning Technologies

Creative Commons




Domain Names

See domain name registration and domain name dispute resolution




Trademarks

Trademark Law Treaty

Trademark Law Treaty What's In a Name? by Johnathan Agmon

Madrid Agreement, of April, 1891, Concerning the International Registration of Marks Global Protection System Treaties Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks WIPO

Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (Madrid Protocol 1989), adopted at Madrid on June 27, 1989.

Regulations under the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (of April 22, 1988) (Madrid Regulations 1989)

All About Trademarks by Gregory H. Guillot

Ladas & Parry Firm - including information on the Community Trademark

Madrid Agreement What's In a Name? by Johnathan Agmon




Industrial Designs

Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement [of 6 November 1925] concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (Geneva, 2 July 1999)

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property of March 20, 1883, at BRUSSELS on December 14, 1900, at WASHINGTON on June 2, 1911, at THE HAGUE on November 6, 1925, at LONDON on June 2, 1934, at LISBON on October 31, 1958, and at STOCKHOLM or, July 14, 1967, and as amended on October 2, 1979 (notes) all at WIPO

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (as revised in 1967)⌡gopher://gopher.law.cornell.edu:70/00/foreign/fletcher/UNTS11851.txt at The ⌠LII

What's In A Name by Johnathan Agmon




Patents

Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT); Done at Washington on June 19, 1970, amended on October 2, 1979, and modified on February 3, 1984, and Regulations under the PCT (as in force on January 1, 1985) World Intellectual Property Organization GENEVA 1985

Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT); Done at Washington on June 19, 1970, amended on October 2, 1979, and modified on February 3, 1984, and Regulations under the PCT (as in force on January 1, 1985) World Intellectual Property Organization GENEVA 1985., text from Fletcher's

text from the US Patent and Trademarks office

⌠PCT (1970)⌡gopher://palimpsest.stanford.edu:70/00/ByTopic/copyright/patent.cooperation.treaty.1970.txt

The Paris Convention for The Protection Of Industrial Property What's in a Name? by Jonathan Agmon, Stacey Halpern and David Pauker

Regulations under the Patent Cooperation Treaty⌡gopher://palimpsest.stanford.edu:70/00/ByTopic/copyright/patent.cooperation.treaty.regs.1970.txt [ ⌠CLOSED ] Regulations under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (as in force from July 1, 1992) * Adopted on June 19, 1970, and amended on April 14, 1978, October 3, 1978, May 1, 1979, June 16, 1980, September 26, 1980, July 3, 1981, September 10, 1982, October 4, 1983, February 3, 1984, September 28, 1984, October 1, 1985, July 12, 1991, and October 2, 1991. At US-PTO/WIPO

Treaty on Intellectual Property in respect of Integrated Circuits (Integrated Circuits Treaty) (Washington, 26 May 1989)

US Patent Server

Groklaw Patent Page

Selected Intellectual Property Links PIUG Patent Information User Group

Patent Law LII Cornell University

Patents and Trademarks Resource Directory DocDel

Conventions and Laws etc. off the VRN Patent Law Page




TRIPS - Trade Related aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) WTA

The Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) What's in a Name? by Jonathan Agmon, Stacey Halpern and David Pauker




Alternative Memes

An area to watch, software developer's movements, with alternative intellectual property ideas:

Also see generally Private International Commercial Law

"Copyleft"/ GPL/ "Libert?" licenses See also below in this section




The Nature of Free

Open Sources : Voices from the Open Source Revolution 1st Edition January 1999, O'Reilly & Associates The Open Source Story

Software Free License

Fresh Memes in Software Development

GNU Free Software Foundation - "all information should be shared" Philosophy of the GNU Project "Copyleft", Richard Stallman GPL Why Free software is better

Don't fear the GPL

Copyleft as "the Grand Unified Theory" by Danilo Moi, 2003

Software Open Source

Open Source Software / Free Software (OSS/FS) References David A. Wheeler

OSI - Open Source Initiative definition

Open Source Software economics by Andrew Welch, 2003

Painless software management - Strategy Letter V by Joel Spolsky, 2002

Open Source's - Eric Steven Raymond projects random writings

"Involve users worldwide in software creation as allowing them to contribute to the ongoing process of improving the software they use, results in more useful, better designed, and more robust creations." Eric Raymond

Open Source Software Institute

What is OSSI? The Open-Source Software Institute (OSSI) is a non-profit (501 c 6) organization comprised of corporate, government and academic representatives whose mission is to promote the development and implementation of open-source software solutions within U.S. Federal and State government agencies and academic entities.

Social Contracts

Debian Social Contract

Gentoo Social Contract

Groklaw




Creative Commons

Creative Commons

Creative Commons People

Free Culture (the book) Lawrence Lessig, 2004

Free Culture (a lecture) Lawrence Lessig, 2002

Lessig on Freedom: Use It or Lose It

Lawrence Lessig




Open Publishing

MIT Commons MIT's OKI - Open Knowledge Initiative MIT's OCW - Open Courseware

Harvard Open Courseware (on Slashdot)

Project Gutenberg

O'Reilly's Open Books




Dual Licenses

MySQL License

SleepyCat License

QT Freelicense License Trolltech

NOKOS Nokia




Against Software Patents

NO ePATENTS Eurolinux

Patent Reform Is Not Enough

Letter to the Patent Office From Professor Donald Knuth

Should Patents be Granted for Computer Software or Ways of Doing Business? The UK Government's Conclusions

Slashdot on Patents

Making the Case Against Software Patents? Slashdot




Intellectual Property - Journals Magazines and Discussions

Intellectual Property Magazine a quarterly online magazine addressing issues in law and policy for high technology.

Harvard University Intellectual Property Conference

Technology and Intellectual Property Journals Journal of Technology Law and Policy

Intellectual Property Law & Technology Forum Boston Massachusetts

Intellectual Property Publications Franklin Pierce Law Center

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal

Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review




Endnotes

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