Featured: a Reading Group

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Featured: a Reading Group

May's Featured Articles

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For our very first Featured meeting we’ll be looking at 3-D printing and copyright and patent issues.


We’ll talk patent and copyright law, the amazingness of 3-D printing and all it’s potential, and explore how the little robots have created major headaches for creators and legal teams.

 

Featured Articles:

1. “The Copyright Wars Go 3-D” by Joshua E. Keating, Foreign Policy, Issue 197

Available through Social Sciences in Full Text in DCPL’s Database Collection

2. “Copyright: An Overview” Copyright Infringement, 2009
Available through Opposing Viewpoints in Context in DCPL’s Database Collection


3. “What Hookahs Can Teach Us About 3D Printing and Copyright” by Michael Weinberg
Available on Slate/Future Tense


4. “Modular Phones Are a Brilliant Idea. It’s Too Bad We May Never Have Them.” By Colin Lecher

Available in Popular Science, March 2014 in print at MLK Room 209 or digitally through DCPL/Zinio Digital Magazines*

5. “3D Printers Are Now Saving Lives” by Joel Hruska
Available in PC World, April 2014 in print at MLK Room 209 or digitally through DCPL/Zinio Digital Magazines*

 

Additional overviews on copyrights and patents are available via Copyright.gov and USPTO.gov.


 

Featured meets in the Digital Commons on the first floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, conveniently next to the 3-D printer.

Have questions? Need more information? Please email Kimberly White.

*For a tutorial on Zinio Digital Magazines visit this guide.