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/
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)
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)
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)
The Continuing Expansion of Cyberspace Trespass to Chattels, Berkeley Technology Law Journal (2002)
Contributions to Books
Briefs, Memos, Reports
Intellectual Property and Free Speech in the Online World: How Educational Institutions and Other Online Service Providers Are Coping with Cease and Desist Letters and Takedown Notices (with Marjorie Heins) (2007)
Davidson & Associates, Inc. v. Internet Gateway, Inc. ("BNetD"), Eighth Circuit, Brief of Amici Curiae Consumers Union and Public Knowledge In Support of Internet Gateway, Inc., Tim Jung, Ross Combs and Rob Crittenden (with Jennifer Urban and Deirdre Mulligan) (2005)
MGM v. Grokster, Brief Amici Curiae of the Computer & Communications Industry Association and Internet Archive, In Opposition to the Writ of Certiorari, to the United States Supreme Court (with Peter Jaszi) (2004)
Amicus on behalf of the Internet Archive and the CCIA, requesting the Supreme Court of...
MGM v. Grokster, Brief Amici Curiae of 40 Intellectual Property and Technology Law Professors Supporting Affirmance (with Jennifer Urban, Pam Samuelson, and Deirdre Mulligan) (2003)
Copyright Futures in the Digital Humanities, UMass Digital Humanities Initiative (2013)
Digital humanities work raises questions around digitization, search, and non-consumptive uses of texts, as well...