David Nimmer criticized this decision in “Copyright in the Dead Sea Scrolls,” Houston Law Journal 38 (2001), pp. 5–212. See the commentary by James L. Oakes, pp. 219–229 and response by Martha Woodmansee, pp. 231–236. For detailed discussion of the case, see Timothy H. Lim, Hector L. MacQueen, and Calum M. Carmichael, eds., On Scrolls, Artefacts and Intellectual Property (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2001), pp. 63–192 and Raphael Israeli, Piracy in Qumran: The Battle over the Scrolls of the Pre-Christ Era (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2008), pp. 71–203.