Hi everyone,

Re. below, some of you may have seen this, but I thought it would be
of interest to the list.
Although it is U.S. based, the focus is growing in importance
worldwide. This might be something for APLA to consider doing in the
Canadian context, maybe in partnership with the CLA(?). I've copied
Don Butcher, Executive Director of CLA, for his reference.

>>    2003 UMUC Intellectual Property in Academia Workshop Series
>>The Center for Intellectual Property at the University of Maryland
>>University College is excited to once again host its annual asynchronous
>>online workshop series that has proven to be of interest to faculty,
>>university counsel, librarians, instructional design and information
>>professionals! Each workshop will last approximately two weeks,
>>providing the participants with an in-depth understanding of core
>>intellectual property issues facing higher education.
>>   October 22 - November 5, 2003
>>   Moderated by Kenneth Crews
>>   Virtual Intellectual Property Scholar, CIP-UMUC,
>>   Associate Dean & Director, Copyright Management Center,
>>   Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
>>   BALANCING ACTS: Fair Use and Digital Content
>>   November 10 - November 21, 2003
>>   Moderated by Georgia Harper
>>   Manager, Intellectual Property Section of The
>>   University of Texas System Office of General Counsel
>>   February 10-February 28, 2004
>>   Moderated by Kimberly Kelley
>>   Associate Provost and Executive Director, Center for Intellectual
>>   Property and Copyright in the Digital Environment,
>>   University of Maryland University College
>>These online workshops will include course readings, live chats and
>>online discussions. Participants will receive daily response and
>>feedback from the workshop moderators. Please visit the web site for
>>workshop descriptions and objectives:
>>Space is limited so please register early. Early Registration is $125
>>each, Regular $150 each, Two workshops $225, Three workshops is only
>>$300! A significant discount is given for full time graduate students
>>until places are filled; please consult the website for details.
>>     To register online-
>>  For additional information call 301-985-7777 or visit our web site
>>           at

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