Posts Tagged ‘Government’

Copyright freedom expanded for consumers

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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21st December, 2012

IPO launches consultation on proposals to cut risks for the pharmaceutical sector

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.

Article sourced from IPO website, to review the article in full click here, to view the consultation document click here

26th October, 2012

£10 million to support academics explore the market potential of scientific ideas

£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.

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2nd August, 2012

Government announced new copyright clauses to assist growth

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.

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3rd July, 2012

UK open data institute is backed by Sir Tim Berners-Lee

The UK Open Data Institute (ODI) will study the best way to exploit data being made available to the public.

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29th May, 2012