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Three more meetings followed: Indianapolis, Indiana (April), Atlanta, Georgia (April), and Portland, Oregon. The fifth and final town meeting, organized by Robert Baron and Leila Kinney will take place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Thursday, February 26, 1998 during the annual meeting of the College Art Association.
For a excellent summary and analysis of the Town Meetings, see David Green, "Summary Report, Fair Use Town Meetings," NINCH [on meetings 1-3] as well as "Themes in the Town Meetings." For the Portland (OR), meeting, see "Minutes of the Town Meeting, "Copyright Law in the Digital World: Fair Use, Education and Libraries after CONFU"
This was preceded by THE CONFERENCE ON FAIR USE: REPORT TO THE COMMISSIONER ON THE CONCLUSION OF THE FIRST PHASE OF THE CONFERENCE ON FAIR USE, SEPTEMBER 1997.
Paper copies of these reports may be obtained by sending or faxing a written request to:
CONFU Report [specify which one you want]
c/o Richard Maulsby, Director
Office of Public Affairs
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Washington, DC 20231
fax: (703) 308-5258: