Category Archives: Intellectual Property

Text & Data Mining:UK Copyright Reforms : Technical Review: Submissions.

Update 13 April 2014 Draft SI now published   “Q4. Does the term “electronic analysis” capture the range of analytical techniques used in scientific research? …..“Electronic analysis” is a very broad term which has the advantage of covering not only … Continue reading

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Quotations: UK Copyright reform 2013: Techical Review: Submission

Update 13 April 2014.. Draft SI now published Thinking about it a bit more..as an alternative to manual transcription it could be legal to cut and paste the quotation from a screen view (if DRM/TPM allowed!!). The decision by the … Continue reading

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BIS Select Committee on Open Access: submission

Update: BIS Select Committee report published September 2013 Written Evidence  to BIS Select Committee on Open Access   Summary of submission: • The Government’s acceptance of the recommendations of the Finch Group Report ‘Accessibility, sustainability, excellence: how to expand access … Continue reading

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Gentlemen & Scholars Only. No Tradesmen. University Websites.

Photo by Chris Radcliff  (CC BY-SA 2.0)     “Sign in Washington D.C. near the U.S. Capitol building. The arrow pointed to a blocked narrow staircase leading down to an unused basement door.” Another comment, following my earlier one,  posted in … Continue reading

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Research Pages on University Websites : CC BY licences?

With my  Scibella  hat on, one aim in 2013 is to  campaign for CC-BY “open”  licencing terms for research pages on university websites. It’s time to drag whoever writes their website T&Cs  away from a vision of university research as … Continue reading

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Hargreaves IP Review consultation: quotations exception: scibella submission

Responded to question about exception for quotations. . Question 94. Should the current exception for criticism and review be amended so that it covers more uses of quotations? If so, should it be extended to cover any quotation, or only … Continue reading

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Text & Data Mining:response to Reed Elsevier submission to Irish Copyright Review consultation

[Update: this response to the Reed Elsevier submission has now been published as http://www.djei.ie/science/ipr/Carroll_Peter.pdf %5D Submission by Reed Elsevier in response to Irish Copyright Review Committee (CRC) consultation paper: Response by: Peter Carroll (scibella.com) Date: 29th June 2012 I am involved … Continue reading

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