CPT's Page on Database
- Collections of Information Antipiracy Act (H.R. 2652, S 2291)
H.R. 2652, Bill Summary and Status, includes the text of the legislation
- September 29, 1998 FTC letter to Congress
- September 22, 1998 Geronimo
Letter regarding database legislation
- September 18, 1998 HyperLaw
Memorandum against the Collections of Information Antipiracy Act
- September 10, 1998
Letter to the Senate from 47 companies
and Organizations that Oppose the Collections of Information Antipiracy
Act, from the Digital Future Coalition web site.
- August 4, 1998 DOC
letter on Problems with S.2291
- July 28, 1998 DOJ memo
on constitutional concerns raised by H.R. 2652O
- "The End
of History", a comment by Jonathan Band et al. on H.R. 2652, from the
- Other points of view
IIA page in support of the database legislation
- The Hyperlaw and Matthew Bender Co v West Publishing Co case
- November 3, 1998 decisions of the US 2nd Circuit Court of
Appeals, in favor of Matthew Bender Co and Hyperlaw Inc.
See the "citation
appeal" (docket 97-7430) decision and
and the "text appeal" (docket 97-7910) decision and
- Hyperlaw's web
page on the case.
- CPT's web page on Public
Acces to Legal Information, that contains a lot of information about
what is the background of the West Publishing case.
- Links related to H.R. 2652, S 2291
Intellectual Property and Sports Statistics, CPT's page on
Intellectual Property and Sports Statistics.
Papers and Articles on Database IP Rights
Any suggestions related to this page should be sent to Vergil Bushnell.
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