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It may not be the Academy Award but there’s still time…

The American Library Association’s Office for Information Technology Policy is accepting nominations for two prestigious awards. The first is the L. Ray Patterson Award: In Support of Users’ Rights. The Patterson Copyright Award recognizes contributions of an individual or group that pursues and supports the Constitutional purpose of the U.S. Copyright Law, fair use and the public domain. Professor Patterson ... Read More »

Nomination Open Now: L. Ray Patterson Award

The nomination period is open for the L. Ray Patterson Award, an American Library Association-sponsored honor that recognizes particular individuals or groups who “embody the spirit of the U.S. Copyright law as voiced by the framers of our Constitution: ‘to advance the knowledge of science and useful arts.’” Nominations will be accepted through February 15, 2013. Apply now. Appropriate nominees ... Read More »

2012 Patterson Copyright Award Winner Announced

Winston Tabb, Dean of Libraries and Museums at Johns Hopkins University is the 2012 recipient of the American Library Association’s L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award: In Support of Users’ Rights. Mr. Tabb was appointed to the National Board of the Institute of Library and Museum Services (IMLS) by President Obama in 2010. He serves as the Chair of the International ... Read More »

L. Ray Patterson 2011 Award Wrap-Up

The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) and its Copyright Advisory Subcommittee honored the 2011 L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award winner, Peter Suber, JD, PhD., Friday with a special reception in Washington, DC. The annual award recognizes contributions of an individual or group that pursues and supports the Constitutional purpose of the U.S. Copyright Law, fair use ... Read More »

ALA announces 2010 winner of L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

Contact: Jenni Terry Press Officer ALA Washington Office 202-628-8410 jterry@alawash.org For Immediate Release March 30, 2010  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) and its Copyright Advisory Subcommittee have named Fred von Lohmann, a senior staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) specializing in intellectual property matters, this year’s winner of the ... Read More »