The Law as Cyberinfrastructure

Fitzgerald, Brian F. & Pappalardo, Kylie M. (2007) The Law as Cyberinfrastructure. CT Watch Quarterly, 3(3), pp. 51-57.

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The Law as Cyberinfrastructure considers open licensing models for use in collaborative endeavour through networked cyberinfrastructure. Open content licensing for copyright material is considered, with examples of the use of open content licensing from two major scientific research publication projects. The most common of the open content licensing models, Creative Commons, is described and the potential use of Creative Commons for databases is demonstrated. Open patent licensing is also examined and the perceived benefits and risks of open patent licensing are discussed.

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ID Code: 9668
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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Keywords: Technology, Law, Cyberinfrastructure, Patent, Intellectual Property, Copyright, Open Access, Open Content Licensing, Open Licensing, Creative Commons, PLoS One, Nature Precedings, UniProtKB, CAMBIA, HapMap, Richard Jefferson, Claire Driscoll, Data, Information, BiOS Licences
ISSN: 1555-9874
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law not elsewhere classified (180199)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Intellectual Property Law (180115)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Brain F. Fitzgerald and Kylie M. Pappalardo
Deposited On: 24 Sep 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:46

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