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Role of IPRs in Open Innovation – the case against copyright

I gave a presentation at the British Library on 29th November 2011 (#OIBL) – here is a written down version of that presentation. The key point I made was that Open Innovation benefits greatly from properly functioning Intellectual Property Rights. My particular focus was on copyright, which I believe is broken up to the point Read more …

Do we need a new copyright?

I’m going to publish a number of blogs on the current copyright system. I believe it is fundamentally broken, and needs a major overhaul. This is part 1: what seems to be the problem? To say that the current copyright system does not function properly is a massive understatement. Unfortunately, this is true both for Read more …