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Fifth International IPR Conference (GIPC 2013)
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 21, 2013 last modified Feb 03, 2013 02:04 AM — filed under: ,
ITAG Business Solutions is organizing its Fifth International IPR conference "GIPC 2013" at Hotel LaLit Ashok, Bangalore, India on the theme "IPR: The Powerhouse of Tomorrow". Snehashish Ghosh is participating in the event and will speak on Pervasive Technologies: Access to Knowledge in the Market Place.
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Global Congress On IP and Public Interest Adopts Principles for Negotiations
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 13, 2014 — filed under: ,
A recent conference on intellectual property and the public interest concluded with the adoption of public interest principles to guide international trade negotiations and international organisations.
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Hacking, Modding & Making
by Prasad Krishna published Apr 09, 2012 — filed under: ,
Seeber's electronics laboratory is a room in a unit he shares with his mother. Every available space is taken up with teetering towers of electronic parts, writes Brendan Shanahan for GQ.
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by Pranesh Prakash published Oct 20, 2009 last modified Oct 20, 2009 03:29 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A collection of resources that will help one navigate through the arguments and evidence for and against the Indian "Bayh-Dole" bill.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Publications / PUPFIP Bill
Arguments Against the PUPFIP Bill
by Pranesh Prakash published Oct 20, 2009 last modified Sep 12, 2011 11:03 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
The Protection and Utilisation of Public Funded Intellectual Property Bill (PUPFIP Bill) is a new legislation being considered by Parliament, which was introduced in the 2008 winter session of the Rajya Sabha. It is modelled on the American Bayh-Dole Act (University and Small Business Patent Procedures Act) of 1980. On this page, we explore some of the reasons that the bill is unnecessary, and how it will be harmful if passed.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Publications / PUPFIP Bill
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 04, 2009 last modified Aug 20, 2011 03:15 PM — filed under:
A new bill which tries to promote innovation through privatization of public-funded research and is unnecessary, misguided, and will prove harmful to Indian research, innovation, and will harm the interests of taxpayers and consumers.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Publications
Ada Lovelace Edit-a-thon 2014
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 13, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
A Wikipedia edit-a-thon is being held at Urban Solace on October 14, 2014 from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. The event is being organized by IndiaBioScience in partnership with the Centre for Internet and Society's Access to Knowledge (CIS-A2K) team. CIS-A2K will conduct the first three edit-a-thons.
Located in Openness / Events
Pushing women scientists
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 21, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia edit-a-thon attempts to raise awareness of the contribution of Indian women to science.
Located in Openness / News & Media
Blog Entry Guerrilla GLAMː An alternate way of doing GLAM in indie-way
by Subhashish Panigrahi published Nov 25, 2015 last modified Dec 16, 2015 03:09 AM — filed under: , , ,
I have been working on a concept called the Guerrilla GLAM. Here is a very quick summary about the concept that was published in the GLAM-wiki newsletter for November.
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Blog Entry GCIP2015: Notes from the Inaugural Session
by Spadika Jayaraj published Dec 17, 2015 — filed under:
The 2015 Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest kicked off with its inaugural plenary session, on 14th December, 2015. With over 400 registered participants, ranging from established academics to activists to students gathered in the auditorium in National Law University, Delhi, Phet Sayo, a Senior Fellow at IDRC and a panelist at the session rightly observed that if a bomb were to go off at this venue, "there goes IP activism".
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