Author(s): Vaidhyanathan, Siva
Date of Publication: Mar 31, 2003

In Copyrights and Copywrongs, the author tracks the history of American copyright law and also argues persuasively that current American copyright law hinders cultural production which contributes to the poverty of civic culture.

Author(s): McCourt, Tom and Burkart, Patrick
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2002

The Internet is often depicted as the ultimate arena for unfettered capitalism, erasing geographic boundaries and barriers to entry while providing a plethora of goods and services to consumers. This article traces how public and private reactions by the five major record companies to new Internet distribution technologies have undermined this popular myth.

Author(s): Rottenberg, Barbara Lang
Date of Publication: Nov 30, 2002

This article invokes contemporary German philosopher Jürgen Habermas's notion of the public sphere for the insight it can provide to museums as they reflect on what it means to be a public institution at this particular time in our history.

Author(s): Santagata, Walter
Date of Publication: Feb 28, 2002

The purpose of this article is to analyse the economic properties as well as the institutions governing the start-up and evolution of cultural districts.

Author(s): Garmon, Cecile W.
Date of Publication: Feb 28, 2002

This article briefly out-lines the historical development of Western intellectual property rights, illustrates many problems from a non-ethnocentric study of the topic.

Author(s): Hodsoll, Frank
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2002

In this article I describe in broad outline the nature of the transactions that define the arts sector and relationships between the for-profit and not-forprofit parts of it. I base the article on a component of a 2000 report to the Irvine Foundation, which itself was an outgrowth of the 1998 American Assembly entitled “Deals and Ideals: For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Arts Connections.”

Author(s): The American Assembly
Date of Publication: Dec 31, 2001

This report resulted from the 100th American Assembly entitled Art, Technology, and Intellectual Property.

Author(s): Stim, Richard
Date of Publication: Sep 30, 2001

Protect Your Artwork will help you sort out most of the legal issues involved in the ownership, protection and transfer of visual artworks.

Author(s): Shapiro, Michael S.
Date of Publication: Jan 01, 2001

This publication, the first in a series of issue papers as part of the Centers for Arts and Culture Art, Culture and the National Agenda project, provides an overview, historical analysis, and discourse on the legal implications of copyright law for the creative sector and cultural organizations.

Author(s): Thurow, Lester C.
Date of Publication: Jun 30, 2000

The shift to an era of man-made brain-power industries is creating the technologies that are creating a global economy.