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  Inside Views: Interview With Charles Gore, Medicines Patent Pool Executive Director Charles Gore took over the role of Executive Director at the Medicines Patent Pool in July 2018, just after its board decided to greatly expand its mandate into essential medicines. Nine months into his term, IP-Watch’s William New talked with him about his role and how the expansion is going. … Source: Intellectual Property WatchPublished on 2019-03-22By William New Los europeos deberían decirle al Parlamento que vote NO … Read More

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  Los europeos deberían decirle al Parlamento que vote NO a los filtros de derechos de autor Llegó el momento decisivo para el proyecto de directiva sobre derechos de autor en el mercado único digital de la Unión Europea. Las dramáticas consecuencias negativas que traerían los filtros de carga de contenidos serían desastrosas … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-03-21By Jorge Gemetto A New Day for Dryad There so much is new activity at Dryad! As we prepare to relaunch our … Read More

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  CC Search: A New Vision, Strategy & Roadmap for 2019 At the Grand Re-Opening of the Public Domain at the Internet Archive, I teased a new product vision for CC Search that gets more specific than our ultimate goal of providing access to all 1.4 billion CC licensed and public domain works on the web. I’m pleased to present that refined … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-03-19By Jane Park What does copyright infringement sound like?; The Washington Post, March 4, … Read More

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  ‘I can get any novel I want in 30 seconds’: can book piracy be stopped?; The Guardian, March 6, 2019 Katy Guest, The Guardian; ‘I can get any novel I want in 30 seconds’: can book piracy be stopped?“The UK government’s Intellectual Property Office estimates that 17% of ebooks are consumed illegally. Generally, pirates tend to be from Source: Intellectual Property and “Open” Movements BlogPublished on 2019-03-16By Kip Currier, PhD, JD The Marines don’t want you to see what … Read More

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  Max Planck Institute Director Reto Hilty: Europe Might Miss Chance For Real Copyright Law Modernization With the final vote over Europe’s new copyright directive being expected during the Parliament’s March 26th session in Strasbourg, two decades of the copyright wars seem to culminate in another hot battle. Thousands of citizens have taken to the streets during recent weeks warning that the intended changes to liability … Source: Intellectual Property WatchPublished on 2019-03-15By Monika Ermert Review: ‘The Inventor’ is a … Read More

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