Intellectual Property: The Rights of Faculty as Creators and Users
Gorman, Robert A., Academe
FACULTY RIGHTS TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTYthe shorthand term used to denote legal rights in products of the mind-have become a hot issue on the nation's campuses. Indeed, increased appreciation of the commercial value of such property, which includes motion pictures, recorded music, and computer programs, has triggered a major debate. Within the academic community, that debate has been heightened by the new technologies that are briskly being incorporated into our research and teaching and by the budgetary constraints that have induced university administrations to assert rights as creators of intellectual property and to curtail expenses as users of it. Faculty members, as both creators and …
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Publication information: Article title: Intellectual Property: The Rights of Faculty as Creators and Users. Contributors: Gorman, Robert A. - Author. Magazine title: Academe. Volume: 84. Issue: 3 Publication date: May/June 1998. Page number: 14+. © American Association of University Professors Nov/Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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