Senckenberg Research Institute and Museum, Frankfurt

Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem


TDWG 2000: Digitising Biological Collections
Taxonomic Databases Working Group, 16th Annual Meeting
Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, Germany, November 10-12, 2000


Simon J. Owens* & Alyson Prior*

Common access to biological collection information and collection-holder's intellectual property rights - a contradiction?

* Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K.

[Keynote address]

The presentation will examine, where data exist, the key barriers in legal issues and intellectual property to the practical implementation of a virtual Natural History specimen information infrastructure.


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This meeting was co-sponsored by the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) 

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