By Gaëlle Krikorian, Amy Kapczynski
On the finish of the 20 th century, highbrow estate rights collided with way of life. Expansive copyright legislation and electronic rights administration applied sciences sought to close down new different types of copying and remixing made attainable through the web. overseas legislation increasing patent rights threatened the lives of hundreds of thousands of individuals world wide residing with HIV/AIDS by means of restricting their entry to affordable widely used medications. for many years, governments have tightened the grip of highbrow estate legislations on the bidding of data industries; yet lately, teams have emerged all over the world to problem this wave of enclosure with a brand new counter-politics of "access to knowledge" or "A2K." They contain software program programmers who took to the streets to defeat software program patents in Europe, AIDS activists who compelled multinational pharmaceutical businesses to allow copies in their medicinal drugs to be offered in negative nations, subsistence farmers protecting their rights to nutrients safety or entry to agricultural biotechnology, and faculty scholars who created a brand new "free culture" circulation to safeguard the electronic commons. Access to wisdom within the Age of highbrow Property maps this rising box of activism as a sequence of old moments, innovations, and ideas. It gathers probably the most vital thinkers and advocates within the box to make the stakes and techniques at play during this new area obvious and the phrases of highbrow estate legislations intelligible of their political implications world wide. an inventive Commons variation of this paintings should be freely on hand online.
Contributors: Ahmed Abdel Latif, Philippe Aigrain, Jeffrey Atteberry, Yochai Benkler, Yann Moulier Boutaing, Carlos Correa, Laura DeNardis, Sarah Deutsch, Peter Drahos, Hala Essalmawi, Rick Falkvinge, Sean Flynn, Vera Franz, Spring Gombe, Anil Gupta, Ellen 't Hoen, Charles Igwe, Eddan Katz, Kannikar Kijtiwatchakul, Gaëlle Krikorian, Lawrence Liang, Jiraporn Limpananont, James Love, Leena Menghaney, Viviana Munoz, Sisule F. Musungu, HeeSeob Nam, Chan Park, Eloan Pinheiro dos Santos, Achal Prabhala, Onno Purbo, Manon Ress, Caroline Rossini, Susan promote, Sangeeta Shashikant, Roberto Verzola, Jo Walsh
Read or Download Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property PDF
Similar intellectual property books
Advertisement exploitation of attributes of an individual's character (name, voice and likeness) is attribute of contemporary marketing. This quantity presents a framework for studying the disparate facets of the industrial appropriation of character and strains its discrete styles within the significant universal legislations structures.
This authoritative e-book presents a finished serious assessment of the elemental IP paradigms, similar to patents, logos and copyrights. Their intersection with pageant legislations and their affects at the workout of social welfare are analysed from an evolutionary standpoint. The analyses and suggestions provided surround the good points and rationales of a felony box in consistent evolution, and relate them to more and more speedy technological, monetary, social and geo-political advancements.
At the moment, numerous man made intelligence applied sciences are starting to be more and more mature, together with computational modeling of reasoning, common language processing, info retrieval, details extraction, desktop studying, digital brokers, and reasoning with uncertainty. Their integration in and variation to felony wisdom and data platforms must be studied.
This advisor is an in depth evaluation of all facets of IPR and safeguard in China. Produced in organization with AWS, the Austrian Federal Bank’s expert IPR unit established in Shanghai, this is often an important paintings for any businessman buying and selling with or engaging in company in China. From overlaying protocol for facing exchange festivals, to the appliance approaches for emblems, patents, copyright and licensing, in addition to facing infringements and enforcement,this advisor is a pragmatic reference for any businessman with excited by their IPR in China.
- Managing intellectual assets in the digital age
- Intellectual Property Enforcement: International Perspectives
- Communications Law: Liberties, Restraints, and the Modern Media (Wadsworth Series in Mass Communication and Journalism)
- The Handbook Of European Intellectual Property Management
- Publishing Law
- The Software License Unveiled: How Legislation by License Controls Software Access
Additional info for Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property
In fact, however, the discourse of access-to-medicines campaigners has become intimately bound up with the logic of intellectual property, because their attempt to contest the legitimacy narrative of intellectual property law has drawn them into the economic discourse that dominates the field. As activists sought to challenge the existing law of intellectual property, they found themselves up against the despotic dominion account of intellectual property. Calling upon this account, pharmaceutical companies insisted that they, too, are in the “access” business and that patents are the only way to ensure the development of new medicines.
Government funds certain basic scientific research or the creation of weather or mapping data. 47 So why, then, should we conclude that private intellectual property rights are superior to other systems of promoting creativity and innovation, such as direct government funding? Here, the image drawn from information economics is spun together with a narrative drawn from theories of the economics of private 28 kapczynski property rights in material resources (such as land) popularized in the 1980s and 1990s.
Geoff Bennington and Brian Massumi (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984). 17 Castells, The Rise of the Network Society, p.
Access to Knowledge in the Age of Intellectual Property by Gaëlle Krikorian, Amy Kapczynski