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NFAIS seminar on fair use announced

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      Fair Use and The Internet: Current Status and Emerging Trends
      Thursday, January 25, 2001

A Valuable One-Day Seminar
Sponsored by National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services

The NFAIS Symposium on Fair Use and the Internet: Current Status and Emerging
Trends will provide an opportunity for digital information providers and users
to obtain information on:

      - where the law stands today - both domestically and internationally;
      - how and when changes in the law may occur as courts interpret legal
	standards in the reality of the e-commerce marketplace;
      - new standards for licensing practices;
      - the ability of new technologies to provide security to information
	producers and to enable users to gain maximum benefit from accessing 
	and using digital informational products and services.

      Confirmed Speakers include

Mary Beth Peters, Register, U.S. Copyright Office
Justin Hughes, Attorney Advisor, Office of Legislative and International
	Affairs, U.S. Patent &  Trademark Office
Vince Garlock, Counsel, House Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual
Carlyle C. Ring, Jr. Attorney at Law, Ober Kaler, NCCUSL Commissioner,
Keith Kupferschmid, Intellectual Property Counsel, Software & Information
	Industry Association
Allan Adler, Vice President, Legal and Governmental Affairs, Association
	of American Publishers
Sally Wiandt, Director, Law Library and Professor of Law at Washington &
	Lee University.
Adrian Alexander, Executive Director, Big12Plus Libraries Consortium

   To see the complete program and listing of speakers and to print out a
registration form, go to the NFAIS web site (http://www.nfais.org) and
click on the Fair Use and the Internet link on the home page.

      Registration Costs:

      � NFAIS Members: $99
      � Librarians: $199 (includes a free one-year subscription to the NFAIS
	Newsletter, a $120 value)
      � Non-Members: $249 (also get a free printed NFAIS Newsletter sub for
	one year)

Register before January 5 and get a 10% discount on the registration fee!

Jill O'Neill
Director, Planning & Communications
1518 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102 - 3403
(215) 893-1561
Email:  jilloneill@nfais.org