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Blog Entry Indic Language Wikipedias – Statistical Report: January – June 2012
by Shiju Alex published Sep 25, 2012 last modified Sep 28, 2012 03:41 PM — filed under: , ,
The following is a compilation of the statistical update of the Indic language Wikipedias from January to June 2012. The author provides perspectives on the health of various Indic language communities as well as the state of various Indic language Wikipedias during the period.
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Blog Entry National IPR Policy Series : Who is a 'public authority' under the RTI Act?
by Nehaa Chaudhari published May 21, 2015 last modified May 21, 2015 05:03 PM — filed under: ,
In this blog post, CIS intern Devrupa Rakshit examines case law with respect to the understanding of a 'public authority' under the Right to Information ("RTI") Act, 2005.
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Blog Entry Report: Global Intellectual Property Convention 2015
by Rohini Lakshané published May 22, 2015 last modified Jun 21, 2015 01:36 PM — filed under: ,
The Global Intellectual Property Convention was held in January 2015 in Mumbai. Interns Anna Liz Thomas and Nayana Dasgupta assisted with the making of this report.
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Odia Wikipedia Turning 13 this June 3
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Jun 01, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:19 PM — filed under: , , , ,
The Odia Wikipedia is turning 13 this June 3. To celebrate this long time of the editor community's tireless effort to make it to the largest Odia-language online encyclopedia an event is being organised in Odisha' capital Bhubaneswar. Centre for Internet and Society's Access To Knowledge (CIS-A2K) is proudly sponsoring for this event. Subhashish Panigrahi and Rahmanuddin Shaik are representing CIS at this event.
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Blog Entry Joining the Dots in India's Big-Ticket Mobile Phone Patent Litigation
by Rohini Lakshané published May 31, 2015 last modified Apr 29, 2016 06:47 PM — filed under: , ,
An analysis of the commonalities in big-ticket patent infringement lawsuits pertaining to mobile devices.
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Blog Entry Statement by the Centre for Internet and Society on the Broadcast Treaty at SCCR 30
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Jul 02, 2015 — filed under: ,
The 30th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization's ("WIPO") Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights ("SCCR") is underway in Geneva from 29 June, 2015 to 03 July, 2015. While CIS was unable to attend this meeting, we have the following statement to make on negotiations on the Proposed Treaty for Broadcasting Organizations.
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Telugu Wikipedia edit-a-thon at Annamacharya library to preserve rare Telugu literature text
by Rahmanuddin Shaikh published Aug 07, 2015 last modified Jun 18, 2016 06:12 PM — filed under: , , ,
Telugu Wikipedia Community and the Centre for Internet & Society are conducting the Annamaya Library edit-a-thon on August 6, 2015 at Andhra Loyola College, Vijaywada.
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Civic BRICS Forum 2015
by Anubha Sinha published Jul 24, 2015 last modified Aug 10, 2015 02:27 PM — filed under:
I attended the Civil BRICS Forum in Moscow last month. My session fell under the Economics and Trade category; and I spoke on the importance of maintaining a balanced IP regime, strengthening access to knowledge and medicines, and ensuring free speech and innovation. The event was held in Moscow from June 29 to July 1, 2015.
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Blog Entry MHRD IPR Chair Series: Introduction
by Amulya Purushothama published Aug 10, 2015 last modified Sep 03, 2015 03:17 PM — filed under: ,
In this blog post, Amulya Purushothama announces our new MHRD IPR Chair Series and charts the sequence of events, starting from the establishment of the MHRD IPR Chairs, to discussions surrounding their purpose and functioning, to concerns surrounding the lack of information about the IPR Chairs, the first round of RTIs CIS had filed in regard to this and the responses received. This series will document and analyze further RTIs filed and responses received in this regard.
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An Interview of Vera Franz
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 15, 2013 last modified Jul 15, 2013 09:49 AM — filed under: , , ,
This interview was conducted at the Diplomatic Conference to Conclude a Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities on June 26, 2013.
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