Michael Carroll Speaking at "Publish, Don't Perish"

Michael Carroll will be speaking at "Publish, Don't Perish." The event is being held on March 22, 2012 from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm at UNC Charlotte's J. Murrey Atkins Library. Professor Carroll will be discussing Open Access issues within the University Environment.

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Students from the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic Assist AARP in Filing Amicus Brief

Students in the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Clinic assisted AARP Foundation attorneys who served as amicus counsel in Association for Molecular Pathology, et al. v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. The brief was filed with the United States Supreme Court on January 13, 2012.

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Listen to Professor Jorge Contreras's Interview for Hearsay Culture

On February 17 Professor Jorge Contreras appeared on Hearsay Culture a radio interview show and podcast. The podcast addressed the impact of copyright law on traditional sharing of research among scientists and what can be done to address its impact.

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"The February of FRAND," guest blog by Professor Jorge Contreras for Patently O

Professor Jorge Contreras published a guest blog entitled "The February of FRAND" for the popular patent blog Patently O. The blog addresses recent statements on the so-called 'FRAND' (fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory) licensing terms that ETSI participabnts are required to use when licensing standards-essential patents put out by Apple, Google, and Microsoft.

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PIJIP Organizes Working Group on Access to Medicines at Inaugural Conference Global Health, Gender and Human Rights

Professor Sean Flynn and the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property are organizing and overseeing a working group on Access to Medicines, as part of the Inaugural Conference on Global Health and Access to Medicines. The conference will take place on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 3:30 PM to 9:00 PM and on Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

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Sean Flynn Speaks at TPP Stakeholder Forum in Melbourne

On March 4, 2012, Sean Flynn delivered a speech on "Learning From ACTA: Toward a Positive Agenda for the TPP" at the TPP Stakeholder Forum at the 11th Round of the TPP Negotiations.

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Michael Carrol to Speak at the DC Independent Film Festival’s On the Hill Summit

Michael Carroll will speak on an expert panel at the DC Independent Film Festival's on the Hill Summit on Thursday, March 1st from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The panel will discuss "Online Piracy and File Sharing." The event will take place in room 1310 of the Longworth Building on Capitol Hill; it is free and open to the public.

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Professor Michael Carroll to Speak at the Center for American Progress

The Center for American Progress and the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning will hold an event on February 7, at 10AM, to explore how Open Source Education Resources and how they can impact college affordability and access. Undersecretary of Education Martha Kanter will give a keynote address, and PIJIP Prof. Michael Carroll will participate in a panel at the event.

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Professor Contreras in Nature Climate Change - Higher standards for sustainable building materials

"There is little coherence in the measurement and assessment of sustainability attributes, resulting in competing, inconsistent and often imprecise eco-labels, standards and certifications. This discord has led to confusion among consumers and commercial purchasers alike, as well as inconsistent sustainability criteria in building certification programmes."

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Michael Carroll Quoted in Huffington Post article on iBook Libraries

Michael Carroll was recently quoted in a Huffington Post Article entitled "iBooks Author Requires Selling Original Bookstore, Says Apple's Controvertial Contract."

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