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Intellectual Property in Academia Online Workshops--Winter 2006 Courses

University of Maryland University College
The Center for Intellectual Property

2005-2006 Intellectual Property in Academia Online Workshop Series

The winter 2006 lineup includes two workshops...

DRM in Higher Education
January 23 - February 3, 2006

Moderated by Kimberly Kelley, Ph.D., and by Clifford Lynch, Ph.D.
Dr. Kelley is Associate Provost, Information and Library
Services, and Executive Director of the Center for Intellectual
Property, UMUC.
Dr. Lynch is Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked
Information and the 2004-2006 Intellectual Property Scholar at the
Center for Intellectual Property.

GOALS--Workshop participants will:
	*Review the background and history of DRM;
	*Gain clarity on fact versus fiction in the realm of DRM;
	*Explore the complex issues involved in managing copyrights in
          higher education;
	*Learn about copyright policy development;
	*and more...

          Early registration--only $125--closes JANUARY 6.

Copyright and Academic Culture
February 20 - March 3, 2006
Moderated by Siva Vaidhyanathan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Culture and Communication at New York University.

GOALS--Workshop participants will:
	*Review the history of copyright law and how it has interacted
with culture;
	*Discuss the digital revolution and how it impacts the academy;
	*Consider varying perspectives in the debate over ownership,
          control, and access of material;
	*and more...

          Early registration--only $125--closes FEBRUARY 3.

   Register now. Space is limited.
   Get both workshops and save $25--2 for $225.
   Significant discount for full time graduate students until places are
   filled--see website for details.
   Register online at
   Additional information: call 240-582-2965 or visit

                               !SAVE THE DATE!

                              JUNE 14-16, 2006
                       UMUC INN & CONFERENCE CENTER
                               ADELPHI, MD


--Jack Boeve
Center for Intellectual Property
University of Maryland University College http://www.umuc.edu/cip