Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fair Use in Copyright in the Philippines?

CURRENT INNOVATION CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 28 February 2016   .. is a user’s right to a copyrighted work that few Filipinos are aware of and the most recent amendment of the Philippine Intellectual Property Code (sec. 12 of Republic … Continue reading

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Should Access to Academic Journals be Free? The “Sci-Hub” Creator Thinks So.

CURRENT INNOVATION CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 21 February 2016 The past week, Vox reported the exploit of a Russia-based neuroscientist, Alexandra Elbakyan, who created the website Sci-Hub back in 2011, where those who wish to read, browse or download academic … Continue reading

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Paris Climate Agreement Implementation Stuck in the US : What It Means for the Philippines

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 14 February 2016 The US Supreme Court in an unprecedented move last 9 February 2016 issued a stay, which we in the Philippines usually understand as a temporary restraining order or TRO, to temporarily … Continue reading

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Sec. Manny de Guzman’s Priorities at the Climate Change Commission

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 7 February 2016 Aksyon Klima Pilipinas and the Climate Change Commission co-organized a feedback session last Tuesday, 2 February, on the results of last year’s 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) of the … Continue reading

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