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Appendix B

Workshop Agenda and Participants

WORKSHOP ON PROMOTING ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST: AN ASSESSMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS

Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications

National Research Council

January 14-15, 1999

at

The Department of Commerce Auditorium

14th Street, between Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues, NW

Washington, D.C.

WORKSHOP AGENDA

Thursday, January 14

8:00 am

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:30

A. Introductory remarks

Robert Serafin, Study Chair

8:45

Keynote Address

Q. Todd Dickinson

Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks (Acting), Department of Commerce

B. Summary of S&T databases to be discussed at the workshop

9:00

Geographic Data Panel

Moderator: Harlan Onsrud, Associate Professor, University of Maine

  • Government-sector data activity: Barbara Ryan, Associate Director for Operations, U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior

  • Not-for-profit-sector data activity: James Brunt, Associate Director for Information Management, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office, University of New Mexico1

  • Commercial-sector data activity: Barry Glick, former President and CEO, GeoSystems Global Corp.

1  

Dr. Brunt was unable to attend to the workshop due to illness.



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PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP ON PROMOTING ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST: AN ASSESSMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS Appendix B Workshop Agenda and Participants WORKSHOP ON PROMOTING ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST: AN ASSESSMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications National Research Council January 14-15, 1999 at The Department of Commerce Auditorium 14th Street, between Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenues, NW Washington, D.C. WORKSHOP AGENDA Thursday, January 14 8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 8:30 A. Introductory remarks Robert Serafin, Study Chair 8:45 Keynote Address Q. Todd Dickinson Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks (Acting), Department of Commerce B. Summary of S&T databases to be discussed at the workshop 9:00 Geographic Data Panel Moderator: Harlan Onsrud, Associate Professor, University of Maine Government-sector data activity: Barbara Ryan, Associate Director for Operations, U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior Not-for-profit-sector data activity: James Brunt, Associate Director for Information Management, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office, University of New Mexico1 Commercial-sector data activity: Barry Glick, former President and CEO, GeoSystems Global Corp. 1   Dr. Brunt was unable to attend to the workshop due to illness.

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP ON PROMOTING ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST: AN ASSESSMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS 9:45 Genomic Data Panel Moderator: Philip Loftus, Vice President and Director, Glaxo Wellcome R&D Government-sector data activity: James Ostell, Chief, Information Engineering Branch, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health Not-for-profit-sector data activity: Chris Overton, Director, Center for Bioinformatics, University of Pennsylvania Commercial-sector data activity: Myra Williams, President and CEO, Molecular Applications Group 10:30 BREAK 10:45 Chemical and Chemical Engineering Data Panel Moderator: Roberta Saxon, Patent Agent, Skjerven, Morrill, MacPherson, Franklin & Friel Government-sector data activity: Richard Kayser, Chief, Physical and Chemical Properties Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce Not-for-profit-sector data activity: James Lohr, Director, Information Industry Relations, Chemical Abstracts Service, American Chemical Society Commercial-sector data activity: Leslie Singer, President, ISI, Inc. 11:30 Meteorological Data Panel Moderator: Robert Serafin, Director, National Center for Atmospheric Research Government-sector data activity: Ken Hadeen, Director (retired), National Climatic Data Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce Not-for-profit-sector data activity: David Fulker, Director, Unidata Program, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Commercial-sector data activity: Robert Brammer, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, TASC 12:15 pm LUNCH (available in the Department of Commerce cafeteria) 1:15 C. Economic factors in production/dissemination/use of S&T databases in the public and private sectors Moderator: Suzanne Scotchmer, Professor, UC Berkeley Speaker: Richard Gilbert, Professor, UC Berkeley 2:15 D. Overview of technologies for protecting and for misappropriating digital IPR: the current situation and future prospects Moderator: Mark Stefik, Principal Scientist, Xerox PARC Speaker: Teresa Lunt, Principal Scientist, Xerox PARC (by video) 2:45 BREAK

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP ON PROMOTING ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST: AN ASSESSMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS 3:00 E.1 Summary overview of existing and proposed IPR regimes for databases The status quo Sui generis property rights model Unfair competition/misappropriation model Moderator: Harvey Perlman, Professor, College of Law, University of Nebraska Speaker: Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress 3:45 E.2 Summary of federal government information law and data policies Speaker: Justin Hughes, Attorney, Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce 4:00 F. Breakout sessions on the existing legal and technical situation 4:15 Individual breakout sessions 1) Government-sector data panel Moderator: Shelton Alexander, Professor, Pennsylvania State University Rapporteur: Suzanne Scotchmer, Professor, UC Berkeley Panelists: Barbara Ryanx, Associate Director of Operations, U.S. Geological Survey James Ostell, Chief, Information Engineering Branch, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NLM/NIH Richard Kayser, Chief, Physical and Chemical Properties Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology Kenneth Hadeen, Director (retired), National Climatic Data Center 2) Not-for-profit-sector data panel Moderator: Maureen Kelly, Vice President for Planning, BIOSIS Rapporteur: Jerome Reichman, Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Law Panelists: James Brunt, Associate Director for Information Management, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office, University of New Mexico Chris Overton, Director, Center for Bioinformatics, University of Pennsylvania James Lohr, Director, Information Industry Relations, Chemical Abstracts Service, American Chemical Society David Fulker, Director, Unidata Program, UCAR 3) Commercial-sector data panel Moderator: Robert Serafin, Director, National Center for Atmospheric Research Rapporteur: Mark Stefik, Principal Scientist, Xerox PARC Panelists Barry Glick, former President and CEO, GeoSystems Global Corp. Myra Williams, President and CEO, Molecular Applications Group Leslie Singer, President, ISI, Inc. Robert Brammer, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, TASC 5:45 ADJOURN 5:45 - 6:45 RECEPTION (in the main lobby of the Department of Commerce)

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP ON PROMOTING ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST: AN ASSESSMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS Friday, January 15 8:00 amCONTINENTAL BREAKFAST   8:30 G. Summary reports by Rapporteurs from previous day's breakouts 9:20 H. Instructions by Workshop Chair and move to breakout rooms 9:30 I. Breakout sessions Session 1: Congress decides to enact a strong property rights model protecting databases Moderator: Paul Uhlir, Study Director, National Research Council Rapporteur: Peter Leavitt, Consultant Panelists: Ken Hadeen, Director (retired), National Climatic Data Center David Fulker, Director, Unidata Program, UCAR Robert Brammer, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, TASC Jon Baumgarten, Attorney, Proskauer Rose LLP Peter Jaszi, Professor, American University School of Law James Neal, Director, Johns Hopkins University Library2 Ferris Webster, Professor, University of Delaware Session 2: Congress decides to enact an unfair competition model protecting databases Moderator: Harvey Perlman, Professor, College of Law, University of Nebraska Rapporteur: Philip Loftus, Vice President and Director, Glaxo Wellcome R&D Panelists: Dennis Benson, Chief Information Resources Branch, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NLM/NIH Chris Overton, Director, Center for Bioinformatics, University of Pennsylvania Myra Williams, President and CEO, Molecular Applications Group Michael Klipper, Attorney, Meyer & Klipper Jonathan Band, Attorney, Morrison & Foerster, LLP Thomas Rindfleisch, Director, Medical Library, Stanford University Session 3: Promoting access to and use of government S&T data—an assessment of legal and policy options Moderator: Harlan Onsrud, Associate Professor, University of Maine Rapporteur: Shelton Alexander, Professor, Pennsylvania State University Panelists: Barbara Ryan, Associate Director for Operations, U.S. Geological Survey3 James Brunt, Associate Director for Information Management, Long-Term Ecological Research Network Office, University of New Mexico Barry Glick, former President and CEO, GeoSystems Global Corp. Peter Weiss, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Management and Budget4 2   Dr. Neal was unable to attend this session due to inclement weather. 3   Ms. Ryan was unable to attend this session due to inclement weather. 4   Mr. Weiss was unable to attend this session due to inclement weather.

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP ON PROMOTING ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST: AN ASSESSMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS   Prue Adler, Assistant Executive Director, Federal Relations and Information Policy, Association of Research Libraries Eric Massant, Director of Government and Industry Affairs, Reed Elsevier, Inc. Tim Foresman, Director, Spatial Analysis Lab, University of Maryland Kenneth Frazier, Director, University of Wisconsin Libraries Session 4: Promoting access to and use of not-for-profit-sector S&T data—an assessment of legal and policy options Moderator: Martha Williams, Professor and Director, Information Retrieval Research Lab, University of Illinois Rapporteur: Roberta Saxon, Patent Agent, Skjerven, Morrill, MacPherson et al. Panelists: Richard Kayser, Chief, Physical and Chemical Properties Division, NIST James Lohr, Director, Information Industry Relations, Chemical Abstracts Service, American Chemical Society Leslie Singer, President, ISI, Inc. Allan Adler, Vice President for Governmental and Legislative Affairs, Association of American Publishers5 Jerome Reichman, Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Law R. Stephen Berry, Professor, University of Chicago 10:45 BREAK 11:00 Breakout session discussions (continued) 12:45 pm LUNCH (available in the Department of Commerce cafeteria) 1:45 J. Rapporteurs' summary of breakout panel results 2:45 Discussion of results with workshop participants 3:45 K. Concluding remarks Robert Serafin, Chair 4:00 End of public workshop 5   Mr. Adler was unable to attend this session due to inclement weather.

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP ON PROMOTING ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST: AN ASSESSMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS Allan Adler Association of American Publishers Prue Adler Association of Research Libraries Shelton Alexander Pennsylvania State University Dave Applegate (affiliation unknown) Christopher Ashley National Science Foundation Mary Baish American Association of Law Jonathan Band Morrison & Foerster, LLP Winona Barker National Biomedical Research Foundation Ed Barron Senate Committee on the Judiciary Barbara Bauldock U.S. Geological Survey Jon Baumgarten Proskauer Rose, LLP Dennis Benson National Library of Medicine R. Stephen Berry University of Chicago Robert Brammer TASC Lisa Brooks National Institutes of Health Francis Buckley, Jr. U.S. Government Printing Office Mark Burnham California Institute of Technology Bonnie Carroll Information International Associates Inc. William Cohen Federal Trade Commission Kathy Covert Federal Geographic Data Committee Karen Dacres National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Judge Edward Damich U.S. Court of Federal Claims Matthew Davis (affiliation unknown) Deveny Deck Vanderbilt University Paul DeGiusti Information Industry Association Q. Todd Dickinson U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Anita Eisenstadt National Science Foundation Adam Eisgrau American Library Association Julie Esanu National Research Council

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP ON PROMOTING ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST: AN ASSESSMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS Bob Etkins National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Eric Fischer Library of Congress Peter Folger American Geophysical Union Tim Foresman University of Maryland Mark Frankel American Association for the Advancement of Science Kenneth Frazier University of Wisconsin Libraries David Fulker University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Carole Ganz-Brown National Science Foundation Richard Gilbert University of California, Berkeley Paul Gilman Celera Genomics, Inc. Barry Glick Consultant Kenneth Hadeen (retired) National Climatic Data Center Kelley Heilman Maryland State Department of Health Stephen Heinig Association of American Medical Colleges Stephen Heller National Institute of Standards and Technology Mike Hoffman (affiliation unknown) Justin Hughes U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Peter Jaszi American University School of Law Brian Kahin Office of Science and Technology Policy Richard Kayser National Institute of Standards and Technology Chris Kelly U.S. Department of Justice Maureen Kelly BIOSIS Michael Keplinger U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Ehsan Khan U.S. Department of Energy Michael Klipper Meyer & Klipper, PLLC Makoto Kono Fujitsu, Ltd. Stephen Koslow National Institute of Mental Health Patrice Laget Delegation of the European Commission Richard Lambert National Institutes of Health

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP ON PROMOTING ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST: AN ASSESSMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS Charles Larson Industrial Research Institute, Inc. Peter Leavitt Consultant Robert Ledley Georgetown University Lynn Levine Warren Publishing David Lide Consultant Anne Linn National Research Council Joan Lippincott Coalition for Networked Information Philip Loftus Glaxo Wellcome James Lohr Chemical Abstracts Service Joe Martinez U.S. Department of Energy Eric Massant Reed Elsevier, Inc. Stephen Maurer Attorney Gilles McDougall Industry Canada Bruce McDowell National Academy of Public Administration Shelia McGarr (affiliation unknown) Theodore Miles National Science Foundation John Moeller U.S. Geological Survey Christopher Mohr Meyer & Klipper, PLLC Kurt Molholm Defense Technical Information Center James Neal Johns Hopkins University Library Judge Pauline Newman U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Goetz Oertel Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy Harlan Onsrud University of Maine James Ostell National Institutes of Health G. Christian Overton University of Pennsylvania Bob Palmer U.S. House of Representatives Harvey Perlman University of Nebraska College of Law Shira Perlmutter U.S. Copyright Office Marybeth Peters U.S. Copyright Office Larry Pettinger U.S. Geological Survey Tony Reichardt (affiliation unknown)

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE WORKSHOP ON PROMOTING ACCESS TO SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL DATA FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST: AN ASSESSMENT OF POLICY OPTIONS Jerome Reichman Vanderbilt University School of Law Thomas Rindfleisch Stanford University Hedy Rossmeissl U.S. Geological Survey John Rumble National Institute of Standards and Technology Barbara Ryan U.S. Geological Survey Carolina Saez U.S. Copyright Office Roberta Saxon Skjerven, Morrill, MacPherson, Franklin & Friel Terri Scanlan National Research Council Jean Schiro-Zavela National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Harold Schoolman National Library of Medicine Suzanne Scotchmer University of California, Berkeley Robert Serafin National Center for Atmospheric Research Leslie Singer Institute for Scientific Information Mark Smith American Association of University Professors Mark Stefik Xerox Palo Alto Research Center Charles Sturrock National Institute of Standards and Technology Ambassador James Sweeney Consultant Margaret Thomson U.S. Department of Energy Paul Uhlir National Research Council John Vaughn Association of American Universities Ferris Webster University of Delaware Peter Weiss Office of Management and Budget Pamela Whitney National Research Council Martha Williams University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Myra Williams Molecular Applications Group James Wilson Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives Richard Witmer U.S. Geological Survey Barbara Wright National Research Council Susan Zevin National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration