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After SPB-Ilaiyaraaja, Sony Music and Sun Network lock horns over copyrights

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 27, 2017 04:49 PM

In what seems to be the latest in an increasing number of cases of copyright violations, Sun Network on Friday was banned by the Madras High Court from using Sony Music copyrighted work.

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National Conference on Intellectual Property Rights and Public Interest

by Prasad Krishna last modified Apr 12, 2017 02:01 PM

Indian Law Institute organized a conference on intellectual property rights on April 7 and 8 in New Delhi. Maggie Huang took part in the conference.

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CUSAT Workshop: "Rethinking IPR: Fourth Annual National Workshop for Law Students"

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 29, 2017 10:59 AM

The workshop was organized by the Inter University Centre for IPR Studies in association with Cochin University of Science and Technology from February 8 to 10, 2017 in Cochin. Pranesh Prakash was the resource person for a copyright workshop for LL.M. students.

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Review Meeting for the Pervasive Technologies Project

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 22, 2017 02:25 PM

The Centre for Internet & Society in partnership with Beijing Normal University Institute for Internet Policy & Law organized a review meeting of the Pervasive Technologies project in Macau on February 20 - 21, 2017.

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Pervasive Technologies Project in Hong Kong

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 20, 2017 04:09 PM

Digital Asia Hub and the United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) held a new networking initiative. Digital Asia Hub and the United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society co-hosted a series of events aimed at fostering engagement and knowledge sharing at the intersection of technology, society, law, policy and international development.

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First Asia Pacific Workshop on Empirical Methods in Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition

by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 14, 2017 02:14 PM

Rohini Lakshané took part in a workshop organized by Centre for Innovation Intellectual Property & Competition in New Delhi from March 9 to 11, 2017.

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Wikipedia Event in Mangalore

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 20, 2016 04:43 PM

The article was published by Vijaya Karnataka on December 18, 2016.

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విజ్ఞాన నిధి వికీపీడియా..

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 20, 2016 04:38 PM

The article about Telugu Wikipedia appeared in Namaste Telangana on December 11, 2016.

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వికీపీడియాతో విజ్ఞాన విప్లవం

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 20, 2016 04:36 PM

The article appeared in Andhra Bhoomi on December 11, 2016.

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पीजी जूलॉजी विभाग में एक दिवसीय समागम का आयोजन

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 20, 2016 04:32 PM

रांची विश्वविद्यालय के पीजी जूलॉजी विभाग में शनिवार को इंटरनेट एक्सेस पर आधारित संगोष्ठी ‘ओपनकॉन हुई। कुलपति डॉ रमेश कुमार पांडेय ने इसकी अध्यक्षता की। कार्यक्रम में डीएसडब्ल्यू डॉ सतीश चंद्र गुप्ता, प्रो संजय मिश्रा, प्रो अभिजीत दत्ता और डॉ बीके सिन्हा मौजूद थे। इसका आयोजन ओपन एक्ससेस इंडिया के सहयोग से किया गया। संगोष्ठी में लगभग 60 प्रतिभागियों ने हिस्सा लिया। कुलपति डॉ रमेश कुमार पांडेय समेत कई प्रतिभागियों ने अपना विकीपीडिया अकाउंट पेज भी खोला।

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Changing the typographic landscape of a country: one letter at a time

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 20, 2016 04:06 PM

My interest in designing typefaces in Indian scripts grew out of years of disappointment with the way most Hindi books I came across looked. Apart from a few exceptions, they looked like poor cousins of English books. Whether it was a children’s story book or a novel or magazine, there was usually the same drab typeface.

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Wikipedian Pavan Santhosh says Telugu Wikipedians are creating Knowledge revolution (in Telugu)

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 17, 2016 01:35 AM

Pavan Santhosh said that Telugu Wikipedians are creating a knowledge revolution in Telugu. On Sunday, December 12, 2016, in Golden Threshold, Abids, Telugu Wikipedians celebrated Telugu Wikipedia day. Telugu Wikipedians Pranay Raj and Meena Gayathri who successfully completed 100 Wikidays challenge successfully were given mementos and cut a cake on this occassion.

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Wikipedia is a Newspaper

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 17, 2016 01:27 AM

Coverage about Mini MWT and TTT first day. News item also explains about Telugu Wikipedia and its growth. Mentioned some of the participants and organizers Pranay, Katta Srinivasa Rao, Kasyap, etc.

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7th Emerging Markets Finance Conference

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 17, 2016 12:51 AM

Anubha Sinha participated as a panelist in the "Intellectual Property, Copyright and Patent Finance" session in Mumbai on December 15, 2016. The event was organized by Finance Research Group in association with Vanderbilt Law School.

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Writing skills improve with Wikipedia editing

by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 15, 2016 02:21 AM

Pavan Santhosh said that contributing to Wikipedia and working in Wikimedia community improves our leadership qualities and writing skills. In an awareness session conducted about "You can edit Wikipedia" in JKC college, Guntur, Santhosh explained how to create and improve articles about Wikipedia in this program. Principal I.Nageswara Rao presided over this meeting.

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CIIPC-NLUD Workshop on Wikipedia Editing and Open Source Knowledge Sources

by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 23, 2016 08:04 AM

Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property, and Competition (CIIPC), National Law university, Delhi as part of its Open Science Project, had organised WikiEdit2016 a two day workshop regarding orientation on editing Wikipedia and hands-on-training session. The event was organized on November 11 and 12, 2016 at National Law University in New Delhi.

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Using Kannada in technology made easier with smartphones

by Prasad Krishna last modified Nov 01, 2016 05:19 AM

With the IT revolution, many believed that the younger generation would prefer to type and communicate in English than Kannada.

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‘Entrepreneurship will become a common, respectable profession’ – 25 quotes from Indian startup journeys

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 25, 2016 12:40 AM

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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Workshop on Competition Law and Policy

by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 23, 2016 01:51 AM

National School of Law India University and the Delegation of European Union to India jointly organized a workshop at Competition Commission of India in New Delhi from October 19 - 21, 2016. Anubha Sinha and Rohini Lakshané participated and made presentations.

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