Government/Crown Copyright


Please refer to the provenance blurb on the meeting paper (small type at beginning of paper) for more information about the nature of the copyright on this paper.

If the paper was written by US government employees in the course of their work, or was funded by the US government (as specified in the applicable contract), it is not subject to copyright. As such, reuse of material in this document does not require approval from SPE.

If the paper specifies Crown Copyright (typically, this would only be papers written by employees of the UK, Canadian, Australian, or New Zealand governments, and NOT work funded by those governments), copyright is held by the applicable government. To request reuse of material from these papers, you must contact the appropriate government copyright organization to request permission. Use a search engine to search for Crown Copyright and the country and you will likely find instructions on what information you need to provide.