The Government has disclosed changes to the use of copyright works in order to create a greater freedom of use, whilst at the same time protecting the interests of authors and owners of Intellectual Property.
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The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has launched a new consultation on proposing making changes to the Patents Act to allow clinic and field trials for new drugs to be carried out without the risk of being sued for patent infringement.
£10 million from the Governments £180 million Biomedical Catalyst fund has been awarded to fourteen UK universities with a further £19 million awarded to 18 SMEs.
In response to recommendations in the Hargreaves review of Intellectual Property, the Government has announced measures to update and strengthen the UK's copyright licensing system.
The UK Open Data Institute (ODI) will study the best way to exploit data being made available to the public.