Copyright and Intellectual Property Working Group
Defense Technical Information Center
Defense Acquisition University
The CENDI Copyright and Intellectual Property Working Group is charged with analyzing the impact of copyright and intellectual property issues on the operations of CENDI member agencies. As part of this effort, the Working Group monitors copyright and intellectual property issues and legislation nationally and internationally; maintains the CENDI Frequently Asked Questions about Copyright; identifies and monitors best practices in identifying both the government's and public's rights to information created, published, disseminated, or used by the government; identifies common issues and areas for cooperation among the CENDI members; coordinates with public and private sector groups to identify areas for cooperation and education. Major areas of interest include: Copyright and intellectual property, Works of the U.S. Government and Public Access to Federally Funded Research.
- Copyright Issues in Mass Digitization of Works Prepared by or for the U.S. Government (CENDI/2016-1)
- Permissions - Government-Prepared and Non-federal Authored Works: Best Practices for U.S. Government Agencies (CENDI/2014-2)
- Frequently Asked Questions About Copyright and Computer Software - Issues affecting the U.S. Government with Special Emphasis on Open Source Software (CENDI/2009-1) (Revised December 2020)
- Frequently Asked Questions About Copyright (CENDI/2008-1) (Revised January 2018)