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Cost recovery in geographic information systems and conflicts with copyright law
Author(s): Jon L. Roberts
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Paper Abstract

The ability to recover cost by the sale of geographic information is dependent upon the ownership of the copyright in and to that information. The ownership of the copyright turns upon whether one entity is an employee of the other or whether the copyrightable work falls within certain statutorily defined categories in the copyright law. Absent the specific requirements being fulfilled the ownership of the data may not be exactly as the parties expect.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 October 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1943, State-of-the-Art Mapping, (15 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.157159
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Jon L. Roberts, Arter & Hadden (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1943:
State-of-the-Art Mapping
Bill P. Clark; Andy Douglas; Bryan L. Foley; Brian Huberty; LeLand D. Whitmill, Editor(s)

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