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Freedom of Expression and Intellectual Property Rights

A group of experts met in London on 18 November to provide feedback on a background paper, "Balancing Freedom of Expression and Intellectual Property Rights in the Digital Age" prepared by freedom of expression NGO, Article 19. The group discussed a range of concerns, including blocking and filtering of content, and the rise of criminal liability of individual

Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest

Seeking to ensure that public policy initiatives concerning intellectual property serve the public interest, more than 170 scholars, policymakers, and policy advocates from approximately 35 countries traveled to American University Washington College of Law (WCL) for the first Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, August 25-27, 2011.