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Open Letter to the Vatican: Request for Holy See to Comment on IPR
Due to the Holy See’s demonstrated pro-access position to medicines and published materials for persons with disabilities, the Centre for Internet and Society ... by Samantha Cassar last modified Jan 31, 2014 07:14 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
The Game of IPR: Insights from the 6th Global Intellectual Property Convention in Hyderabad
IP practitioners and IP creators were among the 1700 participants to gather at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre earlier this month. Here, CIS had ... by Samantha Cassar last modified Jan 31, 2014 09:56 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Can Judges Order ISPs to Block Websites for Copyright Infringement? (Part 2)
In a three-part study, Ananth Padmanabhan examines the "John Doe" orders that courts have passed against ISPs, which entertainment companies have used to block ... by Ananth Padmanabhan last modified Mar 06, 2014 04:48 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Can Judges Order ISPs to Block Websites for Copyright Infringement? (Part 3)
In a three-part study, Ananth Padmanabhan examines the "John Doe" orders that courts have passed against ISPs, which entertainment companies have used to block ... by Ananth Padmanabhan last modified Feb 14, 2014 05:13 AM — Filed under: , , ,
WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) 26th Session- Consolidated Notes (Part 2 of 3)
From December 16 to 20, 2013, the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) met for the ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified Mar 20, 2014 04:52 AM — Filed under: , ,
004: A License to Share
In this blogpost Devika Agarwal, a 4th year student at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow, takes a first look at the Creative Commons 4.0 ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified Mar 20, 2014 05:38 AM — Filed under: ,
WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) 26th Session- Consolidated Notes (Part 3 of 3)
From December 16 to 20, 2013, the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) met for the ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified Apr 01, 2014 09:48 AM — Filed under: , ,
CIS Statement at 27th SCCR on the WIPO Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations
The 27th Session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights is being held in Geneva from April 28, 2014 to May 2, 2014. Nehaa Chaudhari, on ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified May 01, 2014 02:27 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Transcripts of Discussions at WIPO SCCR 27
We are providing archival copies of the transcripts of the 27th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, which is being held in ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified May 25, 2014 04:50 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Signing and Ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled
The Centre for Internet and Society sent the following letter to the Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development on March 14, 2014. by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified May 06, 2014 08:32 AM — Filed under: ,
India's Opening Statement on the Treaty for the Visually Impaired at SCCR 24
This was the opening statement of the Indian delegation, delivered by G.R. Raghavender, on Thursday, July 19, 2012, at the 24th meeting of the SCCR at WIPO in ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jul 23, 2012 03:24 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Transcripts of Discussions at WIPO SCCR 24
We are providing archival copies of the transcripts of the 24th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights, which is being held in ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Jul 31, 2012 12:35 PM — Filed under: , , ,
WIPO SCCR 24 Pre-lunch Text (July 24, 2012)
This is a rough transcript of the WIPO-SCCR discussions. by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 25, 2012 03:51 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Consumers International IP Watchlist 2012 — India Report
Pranesh Prakash prepared the India Report for Consumers International IP Watchlist 2012. The report was published on the A2K Network website. by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 16, 2012 10:23 AM — Filed under: , ,
The Law and Economics of Copyright Users Rights
Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University Washington College of Law is organizing a conference on law and economics of ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 06, 2013 06:25 AM — Filed under: ,
Disability Exceptions in Copyright Legislations
In the year 2006, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) conducted a study on different national approaches to copyright exception for persons ... by Rishika last modified Jan 12, 2015 02:14 AM — Filed under: , ,
US Copyright law faces constitutional challenge
In a major international development, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a lawsuit to strike down the provisions on Digital Rights ... by Anubha Sinha last modified Aug 11, 2016 01:28 PM — Filed under: ,
Accessing pirated content might lead to prison term & Rs 3-lakh fine
India puts onus of downloading and viewing pirated content on individuals. by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 23, 2016 02:47 AM — Filed under: , , ,
3 Copyright Tips for Students and Educators
Copyright is a really complicated topic, and when it comes to online use of creative works, accidentally crossing the line between fair use and a copyright ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Oct 07, 2016 12:42 AM — Filed under: , ,
Interviews with App Developers: [dis]regard towards IPR vs. Patent Hype – Part II
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. ... by Samantha Cassar last modified Aug 19, 2014 03:51 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Preventive Detention for Copyright Violation: Karnataka Amends the 'Goondas' Act
Last week, the Government of Karnataka amended the Karnataka Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Bootleggers, Drug-Offenders, Gamblers, Goondas, Immoral ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified Aug 13, 2014 12:46 PM — Filed under: ,
Update on Publisher’s Copyright Infringement Suit Against Sci-Hub and LibGen in India
Anubha Sinha provides a summary of the progress of the copyright infringement suit against Sci-Hub and LibGen in India. This article was first published in ... by Anubha Sinha last modified Apr 28, 2021 05:28 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Zero Project Conference on Accessibility: Innovative Policies and Practices for Persons with Disabilities
Essl Foundation, the World Future Council and the European Foundation Centre convened an international conference at the United Nations Office in Vienna, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 06, 2014 08:44 AM — Filed under: , ,
Pervasive Technologies Project Presentations at the 4th Global Congress, 2015
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 ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified Jan 21, 2016 04:33 PM — Filed under: , ,
Copyright Amendments – Empowering the Print Disabled
The much anticipated Copyright Amendment Bill, 2012 was passed with a few changes in the Rajya Sabha on 17th May 2012 after a very spirited debate and passed ... by Rahul Cherian last modified Sep 07, 2012 11:11 AM — Filed under: ,
Report of the 30th Session of the WIPO SCCR by the Centre for Internet & Society
This report was edited by Nehaa Chaudhari, Programme Officer; compiled with assistance from Nisha S.K., Administrator, and, Aarushi Bansal, Amulya P., and ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified Apr 04, 2016 02:39 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Copyright Madness
Prompted by courts and piracy-fearing businesses, Indian ISPs have taken down popular, legitimate websites. This Op-ed by Lawrence Liang and Achal Prabhala was ... by Lawrence Liang and Achal Prabhala last modified May 30, 2012 03:46 AM — Filed under: ,
Privacy and the Indian Copyright Act
India's Copyright Act was established in 1957, and is in the process of being placed before the Parliament in 2010. The provisions in the proposed Bill will ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 06, 2013 01:37 PM — Filed under: ,
WIPO reaches agreement on treaty for blind
Officials at the World Intellectual Property Organisation have reached an agreement to provide wider access to books for the visually impaired in different ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Jul 01, 2013 09:59 AM — Filed under: , , ,
4th Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest: Statement of Conclusion for the IP and Development track
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 ... by Nehaa Chaudhari last modified Dec 25, 2015 02:22 AM — Filed under: , , ,