The Fifth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest
The Fifth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest will be held September 27-28 at American University in Washington DC. As in previous years, the Assembly is partnering with the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American to organize the event. Other partners include well as Health Action International, the Open Air inititiative, and the Center for Internet Studies in Bangalore.
Major themes will include the role of intellectual property regulation in shaping access to knowledge and medicine and the balance between the rights of users, internet companies, rightsholders and other stakeholders in online speech and expression.