We recently blogged an item about the Google Books lawsuit. The issue is receiving a lot of mainstream news coverage, see the Guardian and the BBC coverage on the topic:
According to the Guardian article a hearing will be held this week at the European commission to “examine the impact of an agreement between American authors, publishers and Google to resuscitate millions of out-of-print, in-copyright books“. I am keeping a look out for news on this and keep the blog updated.
CAS-IP Photos on Flickr
- something went wrong 4 hours ago
- Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera dlvr.it/LBWvpY 2 months ago
- ABS access & benefit sharing africa AGM agriculture attribution branding case case study CBD CGIAR China CIMMYT coffee copyright counterfeiting database datasharing defensive publication development digitisation enforcement Enola EPO ethics Ethiopia expert comment fair use food crisis food security funding/donor genetic resources google books India Indonesia infringement innovation IP landscape Kenya knowledge licences licenses market development NPI open access open source partnerships patent patents piracy plagiarism policy ppp prior art privacy private sector public domain publicly funded research PVP research resource seed seeds social media system dynamics Tanzania tech transfer the international treaty trademark trademarks traditional knowledge TRIPS USAID USPTO WIPO