Access to Knowledge in Brazil: New Research in Intellectual by Lea Shaver

By Lea Shaver

This quantity positive factors 4 chapters addressing the present matters dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage in Brazil. every one bankruptcy is authored through criminal students affiliated to the Fundacao Getulio Vargas legislation colleges in Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro. each one bankruptcy examines a coverage zone that considerably affects entry to wisdom in Brazil. those comprise: exceptions and obstacles to copyright, unfastened software program and open company types, patent reform and entry to drugs, and open innovation within the biotechnology area. Lea Shaver is an affiliate study student and Lecturer in legislations at Yale legislations college. This quantity beneficial properties 4 chapters addressing the present concerns dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage in Brazil. each one bankruptcy is authored by means of felony students affiliated to the Fundacao Getulio Vargas legislations colleges in Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro. each one bankruptcy examines a coverage region that considerably affects entry to wisdom in Brazil. those contain: exceptions and obstacles to copyright, unfastened software program and open enterprise types, patent reform and entry to medicinal drugs, and open innovation within the biotechnology zone. "Brazil is among the world's best crucibles for brand new principles and practices in innovation and collaboration. This meticulously researched booklet offers a sweeping travel of the problems coming up shape that leadership." —Jonathan Zittrain Professor, Harvard legislations tuition "Brazil is without doubt one of the world's best crucibles for brand spanking new rules and practices in innovation and collaboration. This meticulously researched publication presents a sweeping journey of the problems coming up shape that leadership."—Jonathan Zittrain Professor, Harvard legislation School"As coverage makers all over the world grapple with easy methods to configure their highbrow estate regulations to advertise innovation and fiscal progress, in addition to public entry to the culmination of highbrow hard work, they'd do themselves an important prefer by way of studying Lea Shaver's first-class book."—Pam Samuelson, Professor college of California, Berkeley"This is vital examining for someone who cares approximately the most very important human rights problems with the century: entry to knowledge."—Madhavi Sunder, Professor of legislations, collage of California Davis

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5, 2008. a=315. Raymond, Eric S. 2000a. The Cathedral and the Bazaar. org/ ~esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/cathedral-bazaar/. FROM FREE SOFTWARE TO FREE CULTURE 39 Raymond, Eric S. 2000b. The Magic Cauldron. org/~esr/ writings/ cathedral-bazaar/magic-cauldron/. Reznor, Trent. 2008. Saul Follow-up and Facts. com Blog and Media Archive. com/2008/01/03/saul-followup-and-facts/. Rosen, Lawrence. 2005. Open Source Licensing: Software Freedom and Intellectual Property Law. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

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Conclusion Although this chapter began with an invocation of optimism, it concludes on a note of caution; an evaluation of free software culture and open business trends could easily fall into two traps of excessive optimism. g. Brant 2006 and 2007, Lichote 2007). 36 ACCESS TO KNOWLEDGE IN BRAZIL To fall into the rst trap is to look at how knowledge and culture continue to be produced and shared despite unfair and arguably irrational intellectual property legislation and to be satised. The free software movement has accomplished a great deal so far, and maximalist reforms to copyright law and new enforcement technologies have been extraordinarily unsuccessful in stopping the free ow of information.

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