“Intellectual Property, Copyright, and Digital Rights Management for Computer Graphics” by Ellis, Burk and Simons

  • ©Robert A. Ellis, Dan L. Burk, and Barbara Simons

Entry Number: 17

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    Intellectual Property, Copyright, and Digital Rights Management for Computer Graphics

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    Prerequisites
    A basic understanding of public policy, its effect on our professional lives, how it is implemented, and how we can affect it.

    Topics
    Concerns of owners and users of intellectual property, origins of intellectual property rights and copyright, current laws regarding copyright (national and international), tension between copyright and free speech, digital-rights-management systems and the implications of their use, and possible activities of individuals, ACM, and ACM SIGGRAPH.

    Description
    An in-depth look at the growing conflicts between the rights of owners and users of intellectual property.

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