By Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk
This quantity positive factors 5 chapters on present concerns dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian viewpoint. those comprise: info and communications expertise for improvement, copyright and comparative company types 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 regionally. bargains 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. Nagla E. Rizk is affiliate Professor and Chair of the Economics division on the American college in Cairo. Lea Shaver is an affiliate examine pupil and Lecturer in legislations at Yale legislations institution. Her study pursuits comprise highbrow estate, human rights, and web law. This quantity positive factors 5 chapters on present concerns dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian standpoint. those comprise: info and communications know-how for improvement, copyright and comparative enterprise types in song, unfastened and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to medicinal drugs, and the position of the Egyptian govt in selling entry to wisdom the world over and locally. deals an outline 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. "This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners attracted to financial improvement, cultural construction and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington college "This publication is a vital contribution to convalescing a nuanced, contextually conscious view of entry to wisdom and international wisdom governance"—Yochaie Benkler, Harvard legislation School"This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners drawn to fiscal improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington University
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The South African case triggered an international campaign, which was extremely effective in firmly putting the issue of patents and access to medicines on the global agenda. The resulting “access to medicines” mobilization proved exemplary in framing the issue of patents’ impact on health and in forging a coalition made of developing countries – including Brazil, India and the African Group and international civil society. Key international NGOs included Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), OXFAM, Third World Network and the Consumer Project on Technology (CPTech) – since renamed Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) – working with grassroots public health NGOs in countries such as Brazil, Thailand and South Africa (Sell 2002).
For both the popular stars and alternative musicians, the live music scene offers models of music generation and delivery that are open for access and continuous development, calling into question the relevance of copyright. At best, the copyrighted recording becomes a reputation device to promote the musician; at worst, a constraint on artistic freedom and access to culture. Generosity, sharing and gift giving are inherent in the group culture of the Egyptian people. Music is experienced within social gatherings, and recordings are widely copied, shared and downloaded, irrespective of the law.
Improving Health, Nutrition, and Population Outcomes in SubSaharan Africa: The Role of the World Bank. World Bank Publications. id=7SBc6c-v6G4C. World Bank. 1999. World Development Report 1998/99: Knowledge for Development. pdf. WTO (World Trade Organization). 1994. Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). Annex 1C, Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization. 15 April 1994. htm#TRIPs. indb 15 12/12/09 9:43:00 PM 16 CHAPTER TWO Egypt’s Role in the A2K Movement: An Analysis of Positions and Policies Ahmed Abdel Latif* The past two decades have witnessed a vibrant global debate on the effects of intellectual property rules on public policy objectives and development.
Access to Knowledge in Egypt: New Research in Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development by Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk