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Blog Entry 2012 Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest: Call for Participation and Save the Date
by Prasad Krishna published May 02, 2012 — filed under: ,
The Second Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest will take place in FGV Law School, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil from December 15 to 17, 2012. The theme for this year’s Congress will be “Setting the positive agenda in motion.” We invite applications to attend the Congress, including proposals to chair workshops or deliver a paper or presentation related to the Congress’s theme.
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Blog Entry 2015 USTR Report: Old Wine in New Bottle
by Anubha Sinha published May 11, 2015 last modified Jun 16, 2015 10:24 AM — filed under: , , ,
Every year, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) undertakes an elaborate exercise to castigate countries' domestic intellectual property (IP) law and policy. The criticisms and recommendations are presented in a document called the Special 301 Report. This year's edition puts India on the Priority Watch List for the twenty-sixth time in a row. Below, I rebut the report's prejudicial claims and demands, and argue that the report puts free speech, innovation and public interest in jeopardy.
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2016 Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property ("WIPIP") Colloquium
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 20, 2016 last modified Mar 20, 2016 05:10 AM — filed under: ,
Prof. Jorge Contreras presented a paper co-authored by Rohini Lakshané on the patent landscape conducted for the Pervasive Technologies project at WPIP. The event was held in Washington D.C. on February 19 and 20, 2016. It was organized by School of Law, University of Washington.
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‘ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಶ್ವಕೋಶ’ಕ್ಕೆ ಇನ್ನು ಲೈಸೆನ್ಸ್ ಹಂಗಿಲ್ಲ
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 14, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
ಮೈಸೂರು ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ ಇದೇ ಮೊದಲ ಬಾರಿಗೆ ತನ್ನ ಮೂರು ದಶಕ­ಗಳಷ್ಟು ಹಳೆಯ ‘ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಶ್ವಕೋಶ’ದ ಮೊದಲ ಆರು ಸಂಪುಟಗಳನ್ನು ‘ಕ್ರಿಯೇಟಿವ್ ಕಾಮನ್ಸ್ ಲೈಸನ್ಸ್’ನಡಿ (ಮುಕ್ತ ಪರವಾನಗಿ) ಅಂತರ್ಜಾಲದ ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯಾದಲ್ಲಿ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಲಿದೆ
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‘Digitisation only way to preserve valuable literature for posterity’
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 29, 2014 last modified Apr 04, 2014 12:40 PM — filed under: , , ,
Digitization is the only way to ensure preservation of valuable Odia books and old palm-leaf manuscripts for posterity, said eminent linguist Padmashri Dr Debiprasanna Pattanayak while inaugurating the two-day Odisha Day celebration organized by the Odia Wikimedia Community at Jayadev Bhawan here today.
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‘Entrepreneurship will become a common, respectable profession’ – 25 quotes from Indian startup journeys
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 25, 2016 — filed under: ,
From success to status, witness the memorable journey of Indian entrepreneurship in these excerpts and stories! StoryBites is a weekly feature from YourStory, featuring notable quotable quotes in our articles of this past week (see the previous post here). Share these 25 gems and insights from the week of October 16-22 with your colleagues and networks, and check back to the original articles for more insights!
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‘Miracle at Marrakesh’ to help visually impaired read
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 30, 2013 last modified Jul 02, 2013 10:07 AM — filed under: , , ,
The treaty will make access to books for the visually impaired, blind and print disabled easier.
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‘Some Indian laws could be challenging’
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 19, 2012 — filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia’s founder member Erik Möller says their principle is not to decide the map of India, but to explain that there is a controversy.
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‘Tulu Wikipedia’ in incubation stage, 600 articles uploaded, says U.B. Pavanaja
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 26, 2014 last modified Dec 07, 2014 03:21 AM — filed under: , , , ,
In all, 600 articles have been uploaded to the Tulu Wikipedia which is still in its incubation stage, according to U.B. Pavanaja, Wikipedia representative and Programme Officer, The Centre for Internet and Society, Bengaluru.
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‘With Internet in every pocket, power to the people’
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 12, 2014 last modified Feb 03, 2014 06:05 AM — filed under: , , ,
Social media is set to grow in India in a big way with Google and Facebook gearing up to tap the regional languages market.
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