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Professor Steve Hedley

Copyright Forum Part 3: Prof Steve Hedley [Video]

Professor Steve Hedley is the third member of the Copyright Review Committee and he takes us through the final part of their presentation at the Royal Irish Academy on Monday, after presentations by Eoin O’Dell and Patricia McGovern. [youtube]http://youtu.be/OJlOKlJa3oY[/youtube] This presentation outlines in detail the proposed exceptions allowing copying and format-shifting for private use, as well as […]

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Patricia McGovern

Copyright Forum Part 2: Ms Patrica McGovern [Video]

Patricia McGovern takes up the baton from Eoin O’Dell, as they present the report of the Copyright Review Committee last Monday at the Royal Irish Academy. Ms McGovern discusses the committee’s recommendations for the Controller of Intellectual Property, and for Intellectual Property tracks in the District and Circuit Courts.  She outlines the recommended measures relating […]

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Public Forum on Copyright is a Box-Office Hit!

It was barely promoted; indeed it was hardly mentioned since the Copyright Review Committee Report was announced over two months ago.  But the Public Forum on the Report, to be held next Monday at 5pm at the Royal Irish Academy, is all booked out. The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation have confirmed to technology.ie that […]

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Bill Thompson Coming To Dublin

Journalist Bill Thompson will be speaking at the Royal Irish Academy next month. The lunchtime talk is entitled “The Open Data Society and Its Enemies”: The talk will be grounded in his own experience as a journalist, developer and support of open data, and will explore ways in which open standards for networks, catalogues and […]

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