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  Update to our Privacy Policy Like the rest of the internet, it seems, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) that comes into effect today has given us a good opportunity to pause and do a comprehensive review of the ways in which Creative Commons collects and uses the personal information of its community. … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2018-05-25By Sarah Pearson EU Governments Reach Negotiating Stance On Copyright Reform European Union member states today reportedly agreed on their … Read More

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  Africa Takes Steps For Access To Medicines: Conference To Fight Fakes, Develop Local Production A week after African ministers of health adopted a treaty for the establishment of an African Medicines Agency, an international conference held on the side of the World Health Assembly denounced the rampant and increasing issue of fake medicines in Africa, and the lack of adequate action and political will. … Source: Intellectual Property WatchPublished on 2018-05-23By Catherine Saez 50 Years Of Global Health Progress … Read More

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  Patent and trademark office coming to Durango; The Durango Herald, May 18, 2018 Patrick Armijo, The Durango Herald; Patent and trademark office coming to Durango“Several workshops with officials from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, are planned for Tuesday and registration for the workshops has been extended until Monday.The workshop schedule includes: 9:15-10:30 a.m.: An Overview of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and … Source: Intellectual Property and “Open” Movements BlogPublished on 2018-05-21By James ‘Kip’ Currier, PhD, JD Inside … Read More

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  States Offer Information Resources: 50+ Open Data Portals; Forbes, April 30, 2018 Meta S. Brown, Forbes; States Offer Information Resources: 50+ Open Data Portals“The United States federal open data portal, data.gov, launched in May, 2009, with just 47 datasets. It was not an instant hit. Today, with more 200,000 datasets, it’s a lot more popular. Still, real-life demands for information about our governments, … Source: Intellectual Property and “Open” Movements BlogPublished on 2018-05-18By James ‘Kip’ Currier, PhD, JD Europe’s open-access … Read More

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  New Guidelines For Tech Companies To Be Transparent, Accountable On Censoring User Content; Intellectual Property Watch, May 7, 2018, Intellectual Property Watch; New Guidelines For Tech Companies To Be Transparent, Accountable On Censoring User Content“The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) called on Facebook, Google, and other social media companies today to publicly report how many user posts they take down, provide users with detailed explanations about takedowns, and implement appeals policies … Source: Intellectual Property and “Open” Movements BlogPublished on 2018-05-17By … Read More

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