Roundtable: Why the EU needs Knowledge Commons

On June 1st, hosted by Isabella Adinolfi in cooperation with Commons Network, civil society considers Internet, copyright, health and climate in EU knowledge policy from a commons perspective.".  From 11.30 – 13.00 at the Altiero Spinelli Building - Seven floor - Room 7H1. The commons perspective stresses the democratic governance of ...

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Dutch EU Presidency takes note of excessive IP protection for medicines

 Call for backing comes as Health Ministers meet in Amsterdam today 18 April 2016    AMSTERDAM—We strongly support the Dutch European Union (EU) Presidency’s critique of the current over-protection and misuse of intellectual property and related rights for pharmaceuticals, and its goal to better balance the reward for innovation against the ...

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Constructing Urban Commons

The New Towers of De Keyser, Marieke Giele, TU Delft March 7.2016  On the 3rd and 4th of March I attended a conference at the Technical University in Delft called Constructing the Commons.   The conference looked at the role of architecture for urban commons, something I have just started working ...

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