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Business Ethics : Copyright Issues

Library resources to support business ethics research

Background Information


Association of American Publishers
1718 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 232-3335.
The professional association for publishers of books, journals, tests and software tracks legislation and international agreements affecting such issues as copyright.

Association of Research Libraries
21 Dupont Circle, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20036
(202) 296-2296.
The membership group for university libraries in the United States and Canada is a leader in various alliances and advocacy efforts to shape proposed digital age revisions of copyright law.

Copyright Office Library of Congress
Washington, D.C. 20559
(202) 707-3000. 
 The central registration point for all copyright holders is staffed with information specialists to answer questions and provide forms.

Digital Future Coalition
P.O. Box 7679, Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 628-6048
This alliance of libraries, scholars, educators and on-line civil liberties groups is resisting proposed major changes in Previous HitcopyrightNext Hit law that might restrict development of the Internet.

Acronyms to know

ACTA Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement
Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (
EFF Electronic Frontier Foundation (
ICC International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Commercial Crime Service:
INTA International Trademark Association (
United States Trade Representative
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization (
WTO World Trade Organization (

 Title: Trade mark survey: Introduction: ACTA gives hope to trade mark owners. Managing Intellectual Property, 09605002, Mar2009, Issue 187