Dana Robinson is a partner with Techlaw LLP, an intellectual property
law firm in San Diego, where he handles copyright, trademark and new
media. He is adjunct professor of law at the University of San Diego
School of Law.
For those in publishing, the current big issue in digital rights managements is pretty simple: How can we protect our ebooks with effective DRM while freeing them from being trapped in the closed ecosystems of specific reading devices? The first …