Laura Quilter is an attorney, librarian, teacher, and activist, working on copyright
and other areas of information law and policy. 

Since 2012 she has been the Copyright and Information Policy Librarian at the University
of Massachusetts Amherst. She also teaches at the Graduate School of Library and
Information Science (GSLIS) at Simmons College. 

Laura earned a law degree (J.D.) from Berkeley School of Law, University of Califonia,
and a library degree (M.S.L.I.S.) from the University of Kentucky. She has taught with
the Samuelson Law, Technology, and Public Policy Clinic at Berkeley Law, and worked or
consulted with numerous nonprofit organizations. Prior to receiving her law degree, she
taught and worked as a librarian at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, the University of
Illinois at Chicago, and the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection. 

Laura’s research interests include copyright tensions within teaching and scholarly
communications, and more broadly, human rights concerns within information law and
policy, including privacy, access to knowledge, and intellectual freedom. 

Materials available through ScholarWorks are a selection of Laura Quilter's
presentations and contributions. Please visit her personal website for a complete list of
publications and presentations: http://lquilter.net/ 

Articles

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Fair Use: Its Application, Limitations and Future. (with Sonia Katyal; Paul Aiken; David O. Carson; John, Jr. G. Palfrey; and Hugh C. Hansen), Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal (2007)
 

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Efficient Process or Chilling Effects - Takedown Notices under Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (with Jennifer M. Urban), Santa Clara Computer & High Technology Law Journal (2006)
 

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Radio Frequency Id and Privacy with Information Goods (with Nathan Good, John Han, Elizabeth Miles, David Molnar, Deirdre Mulligan, Jennifer M. Urban, and David Wagner), WPES '04 (2004)
 

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The Continuing Expansion of Cyberspace Trespass to Chattels, Berkeley Technology Law Journal (2002)
 

Contributions to Books

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Intersections of Age and Gender (with Liz Henry), Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy (2008)
 

Briefs and Reports

Unpublished Handouts, Memos, Etc.

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Intellectual Property Cheat Sheet (2014)

A short table with an undergraduate-level overview of various forms of intellectual property in the...

 

Presentations

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From 'Banned in Boston' to Ethnic Studies in Arizona: Intellectual Freedom in America Today, Jones Library (2014)

This program will explore the meaning of Banned Books Week and what censorship means, as...

 

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FCC Commenting Workshop, UMass Amherst Libraries (2014)
 

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FCC Comments Workshop, University of Massachuetts Amherst Library (2014)
 

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Promulgating Knowledge and Managing Risk, MCCLPHEI Annual Conference (2014)
 

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Copyright and E-Resources : Licensing and Access Issues, Florida Scholarly Communication Interest Group (2014)