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Blog Entry 'We Need to Proactively Ensure that People Can't File Patents Representative of the Creativity of a FOSS Community'
by Rohini Lakshané published Aug 23, 2015 last modified Sep 27, 2015 11:51 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Rohini Lakshané attended “Open Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Our Digital Culture” in Bangalore on August 13, 2015. Major takeaways from the event are documented in this post.
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Blog Entry Comments and Suggestions to the Draft Patent Manual March 2019
by Achal Prabhala, Feroz Ali, Ramya Sheshadri, Roshan John and Anubha Sinha published Mar 21, 2019 last modified Apr 05, 2019 02:15 AM — filed under: ,
A coordinated civil society response to the consultation on the Patent Manual. CIS provided comments on patenting of computer related inventions.
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Hacking, Modding & Making
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 09, 2012 — filed under: ,
Seeber's electronics laboratory is a room in a unit he shares with his mother. Every available space is taken up with teetering towers of electronic parts, writes Brendan Shanahan for GQ.
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Arguments Against the PUPFIP Bill
by Pranesh Prakash published Oct 20, 2009 last modified Sep 12, 2011 11:03 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Protection and Utilisation of Public Funded Intellectual Property Bill (PUPFIP Bill) is a new legislation being considered by Parliament, which was introduced in the 2008 winter session of the Rajya Sabha. It is modelled on the American Bayh-Dole Act (University and Small Business Patent Procedures Act) of 1980. On this page, we explore some of the reasons that the bill is unnecessary, and how it will be harmful if passed.
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Blog Entry Tweak the Make in India Recipe
by Rohini Lakshané published Jun 04, 2016 — filed under: ,
As an erstwhile journalist covering electronics technologies and IT a few years ago, I was privy to a litany of manufacturers' woes and their causes: Tangled tax laws and regulations, red tape, corruption, licence raj, unreliable infrastructure such as power and roads, and lack of skilled labour.
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