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Blog Entry Pervasive Technologies Project Presentations at the 4th Global Congress, 2015
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Jan 20, 2016 last modified Jan 21, 2016 04:33 PM — filed under: , ,
These are the presentations made by the members of the PT Project team at the 4th Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, 2015 at National Law University, New Delhi.
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Blog Entry 4th Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest: Statement of Conclusion for the IP and Development track
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Dec 25, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
The 4th Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest was held from December 15 to 17, 2015 in New Delhi. This post provides a summary of the event.
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CODE Session
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 17, 2015 last modified Jan 13, 2016 01:39 PM — filed under: ,
CODE Project is an IDRC funded project, and CIS is a partner institution, along with PIJIP at American University Washington College of Law, USA, Karisma Foundation, Colombia, Derechos Digitale, Chile, American Assembly, Columbia University, USA and FGV, Rio.
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Blog Entry National IPR Policy: Mapping the Stakeholders’ Response
by Akshath Mithal published Nov 24, 2015 last modified Nov 24, 2015 03:02 PM — filed under: , ,
The first draft of the National IPR Policy was released last December. Following that, a plethora of comments and suggestions was submitted to the DIPP on the same. In this post, I will focus on the comments that were available online and analyse the trends that I was able to find in the same and also highlight the many suggestions put forth by the stakeholders.
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Blog Entry MHRD IPR Chair Series: Information Received from IIT Roorkee
by Karan Tripathi and Nehaa Chaudhari published Nov 17, 2015 last modified Nov 21, 2015 07:26 AM — filed under: , , ,
This post provides a factual description about the operation of Ministry of Human Resource Development IPR Chair’s Intellectual Property Education, Research and Public Outreach (IPERPO) scheme in IIT Roorkee.
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Blog Entry Comparative Transparency Review of Collective Management Organisations in India, United Kingdom and the United States
by Maggie Huang published Jul 31, 2015 last modified Aug 21, 2015 05:12 PM — filed under: ,
This Transparency Review seeks to compare the publicly available information on the websites of music collective management organizations (“CMOs”) operating within India, the United States, and the United Kingdom. A total of 10 CMOs were selected, which included a range of non-profit, government registered organizations to for-profit, private organizations, managing works on behalf of record labels, publishers, composers, lyricists, and music performers. This exercise intends to contribute to the growing body of research on the relationship between transparency and effectiveness of CMOs. It concludes with recommendations and learnings which may lead to more transparent and effective functioning of copyright societies in India, and management of music copyright overall.
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File CIS RTI REQUEST TO DIPP - NUMBER 1 - FEBRUARY, 2015
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Apr 14, 2015 — filed under: , , , ,
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Blog Entry Disability Exceptions in Copyright Legislations
by Rishika published Jan 12, 2015 — filed under: , ,
In the year 2006, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) conducted a study on different national approaches to copyright exception for persons with disabilities. Over 60 countries have an exception in their Copyright laws permitting conversion of works into accessible formats for the benefit of persons who cannot read print. The scope of the exception varies, in terms of the beneficiaries covered, formats permitted, restrictions on who can convert, etc.
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Blog Entry National IPR Policy Series : Comments on the Proposed Intellectual Property Rights Policy to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Nov 30, 2014 last modified Apr 12, 2015 11:39 AM — filed under: , , , ,
On 13 November, 2014, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion had released a Call for Suggestions for India's proposed National IPR Policy. This is the Centre for Internet and Society's (CIS) submission for the same.
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Blog Entry Interviews with App Developers: [dis]regard towards IPR vs. Patent Hype – Part II
by Samantha Cassar published Aug 14, 2014 last modified Aug 19, 2014 03:51 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The following is a second post within a series reporting on interviews conducted with 10 of Bangalore's mobile app developers and other industry stakeholders. Within this research, CIS attempts to understand how they engage with the law within their practice, particularly with respect to IP. Here we examine how these developers responded to a question on legal protection for their works.
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