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  The Real Cost Of Doing Business: Newport Gallery Owner Kristen Coates Sued For Copyright Infringement; Newport Buzz, February 17, 2020 Newport Buzz; The Real Cost Of Doing Business: Newport Gallery Owner Kristen Coates Sued For Copyright Infringement“Newport, RI born artist Mia Tarducci is suing Bellevue Avenue art gallery owner Kristen Coates in federal court for copyright infringement revolving around a series of works that Coates produced that look eerily similar … Source: Intellectual Property and “Open” Movements BlogPublished on … Read More

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  Why We’re Advocating for a Cautious Approach to Copyright and Artificial Intelligence On 14 February 2020, Creative Commons (CC) submitted its comments on the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)’s Issues Paper* as part of WIPO’s consultation process on artificial intelligence (AI) and intellectual property (IP) policy. In this post, we briefly present our main arguments for a cautious approach to regulating AI … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2020-02-20By Brigitte Vézina The Lifecycle of Copyright: 1924 Works Enter the Public … Read More

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  Promoting our Open Source Communities Dryad believes in the power and potential for Open Source solutions to tackle the challenges that face scholarly communications.  As part of this strategy, the Dryad platform is completely Open Source and our code is made publicly available on GitHub.  In addition, we are continuously striving to build partnerships with other Open Source … Source: Dryad news and viewsPublished on 2020-02-18By The Dryad Team Huge Job Fair at United States Patent & Trademark Office; Zebra, February 28-29, … Read More

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  Coronavirus: The global race to patent a remedy; The Mercury News, February 13, 2020 Lisa M. Krieger, The Mercury News; Coronavirus: The global race to patent a remedy“As a lethal coronavirus triggers a humanitarian crisis in the world’s most populous nation, who owns the rights to a potential cure?The Bay Area’s pharmaceutical powerhouse Gilead Sciences is first in line for a Chinese patent for … Source: Intellectual Property and “Open” Movements BlogPublished on 2020-02-14By Kip Currier, PhD, JD Copyright … Read More

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  The Public Domain Is the Rule, Copyright Is the Exception; Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), January 23, 2020 Corynne McSherry, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF); The Public Domain Is the Rule, Copyright Is the Exception“Most of our culture, knowledge, and history isn’t “owned” by anyone at all—it is available for all to use in the vibrant and ever-expanding public domain. This domain is populated by formerly copyrighted material and … Source: Intellectual Property and “Open” Movements BlogPublished on 2020-02-11By Kip Currier, … Read More

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