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Copyright and Research Conference

Friday, March 30th, 2007

Today at the AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law:
A conference organised by the British Academy and the AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law (“the AHRC Centre”) at the University of Edinburgh. It follows the Academy’s Review of Copyright and Research and its subsequent publication […]

Studentships at the Centre

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

We are offering two studentships at the Centre: One on human rights and technology and the other on media convergence.
Full details are available here. [Link].

University tech transfer

Monday, March 12th, 2007

From the San Francisco Chronicle, The promise and perils of tech transfer - Universities mull industry partnerships:
“I am deeply concerned that universities are continuing to run full speed down a path that is going to destroy the university as an institution for serving the public good,” said author Jennifer Washburn, whose book title […]

Globalisation, NASCAR, and Medicines

Monday, February 19th, 2007

Two very interesting posts from the International Economic Law and Policy Blog caught my eye.
In Globalization of NASCAR, Simon Lester comments on the first ‘foreign’ car entry into the US sport of NASCAR — Toyota. For those of you unfamiliar with the sport, NASCAR has heretofore been limited (by tradition rather than explicit rules) to […]

BILETA - Abstracts out

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

[BILETA 2007 Accepted Papers]
Wow. This year’s BILETA is shaping up to be really interesting. Below are some of the presentations that I have already staked out in my schedule:

Joel D’Silva - Nanotechnology: Development, Risk and Regulation (besides an interest in emerging tech and the […]

Open Forum on Gowers to be held in Edinburgh

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

The AHRC Research Centre (aka my employer) are hosting an Open Forum entitled Gowers Review of Intellectual Property: Challenges for Scotland, discussing, funnily enough, The Gowers Review of Intellectual Property. The event goes from 6-8pm on Wednesday 7th February in Lecture Theatre 175 in Old College.
Gowers, in the report, asks for (possibly) statutory damages:
Recommendation 38: […]

Personality Rights Database Wiki now live

Monday, February 5th, 2007

I am pleased to announce that the Personality Rights Database, in new and improved Wiki format, is now live and ready for editing! The new wiki, which I set up, is a portal of the great work done on the original database. The entire project is part of the AHRC Research Centre for Studies in […]

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