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Call to increase awareness of intellectual property rights

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 10:47 AM

We need more knowledge on IPR itself, says IT Secretary

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Civil Society groups urge State Judicial Academy to restructure agenda for Judges' Roundtable meet

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 10:47 AM

Some of the Civil Society groups in the country have urged the Maharashtra State Judicial Academy to restructure the agenda for the 'Judges Roundtable on Intellectual Property Rights Adjudication' being held in Mumbai on July 24 and 25 to promote public interest and a deeper understanding of intellectual property amongst judicial officers. FICCI is the joint organiser of the event.

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A New Age in News

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 11:26 AM

Citizen journalism and online piracy were key topics during the opening day of the Mekong Information and Communication Technology conference. The 2010 Mekong ICT conference in Chang Mai, Thailand, has brought together an experienced crowd of experts from all over the globe. They have gathered to discuss the status, trends and the current situation of the ICT world.

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Year Ahead Copyright 2010: Between An Enforcement “Gold Standard” And Stronger Limitations

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:43 PM

Whereas copyright is increasingly being exchanged for contractual relationships why all the debate and new efforts in national and international copyright legislation. Monika Ernet's article in the Intellectual Property Watch examines this in the wake of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement and the international treaty on access to online books for the visually impaired. The article also carries Pranesh Prakash's views on introduction of technical protection measures and the protection of them by law.

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Time Out Bengaluru - Software Patenting

by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jan 16, 2013 06:39 AM

An article by Akhila Seetharaman published as a precursor to the national public meeting on software patents held on 4th in Bangalore.

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World Day Against Software Patents

by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jan 16, 2013 07:15 AM

A global coalition of more than 80 software companies, associations and developers has declared the 24th of September to be the "World Day Against Software Patents". The Hindu, a national daily dedicated one page of its Bangalore edition to software patents and software freedom. Deepa Kurup contributed written two articles titled "Will patenting take the byte out of IT here?" and "How would it be if you read only one type of book?" which reflects some of the concerns of the Free/Libre/Open Source Software community.

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Letter from Civil Society Organizations to CII

by Pranesh Prakash last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:15 PM

A total of 29 groups and individuals expressed their concern about the drive by CII to introduce TRIPS-plus enforcement standards in India.

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Piracy Boils Down to Convenience

by Radha Rao last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:15 PM

Commercial Piracy is on the rise. But how big a role does money have to play in the piracy game was the question we asked those seated on either side of the proverbial fence.

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Does India need its own Bayh-Dole?

by Sanchia de Souza last modified Apr 02, 2011 03:58 PM

Article by Pranesh Prakash, Programme Manager at Centre for Internet and Society in the Indian Express, 24 April 2009

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