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Access to Knowledge in Egypt: New Research in Intellectual by Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk

By Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk

This quantity good points 5 chapters on present matters dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian standpoint. those contain: details and communications know-how for improvement, copyright and comparative company versions in song, unfastened and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to medications, and the function of the Egyptian executive in selling entry to wisdom the world over and locally. bargains an summary of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic methods in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate internationally. Nagla E. Rizk is affiliate Professor and Chair of the Economics division on the American collage in Cairo. Lea Shaver is an affiliate examine student and Lecturer in legislations at Yale legislation university. Her learn pursuits comprise highbrow estate, human rights, and web law.  This quantity good points 5 chapters on present matters dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian point of view. those comprise: info and communications expertise for improvement, copyright and comparative company versions in tune, loose and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to medicinal drugs, and the position of the Egyptian govt in selling entry to wisdom across the world and regionally. deals an summary of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic techniques in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate across the world. "This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners attracted to fiscal improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington collage "This e-book is a crucial contribution to getting better a nuanced, contextually acutely aware view of entry to wisdom and international wisdom governance"—Yochaie Benkler, Harvard legislation School"This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners attracted to monetary improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington University  

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This explains why recent efforts of developing countries toward adapting and reforming global rules governing knowledge have been centered on these two organizations. indb 17 12/12/09 9:43:00 PM 18 ACCESS TO KNOWLEDGE IN EGYPT on the protection of industrial property (1883), with a view toward making these instruments more responsive to their socioeconomic needs in terms of access to educational material, scientific knowledge and technology. These efforts did not result in the expected reforms pursued by developing countries and have progressively fallen into oblivion (Sell 1998, May and Sell 2006).

Reichman, Jerome H. and Keith E. Maskus. 2004. The Globalization of Private Knowledge Goods and the Privatization of Global Public Goods. Journal of International Economic Law, 7 (2), pp. 279-320. duke. pdf. Sell, Susan K. 2003. Private Power, Public Law: The Globalization of Intellectual Property Rights. Cambridge University Press. Sell, Susan and Christopher May. 2001. Moments in Law: Contestation and Settlement in the History of Intellectual Property. Review of International Political Economy, vol.

The expanding scope of IP protection has made these processes and norms newly relevant to areas of domestic policymaking such as public health, biodiversity, nutrition and ICT. This increasing complexity has magnified the immense challenges faced by developing countries in coherently articulating and advancing their views in these different fora and processes. indb 23 The 45 recommendations are divided into 6 clusters: Cluster A – Technical Assistance and Capacity Building; Cluster B – Norm setting, flexibilities, public policy and public domain; Cluster C – Technology Transfer, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Access to Knowledge; Cluster D – Assessments, Evaluation and Impact Studies; Cluster E – Institutional Matters including Mandate and Governance; and Cluster F – Other Issues.

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