FCC: On the state of competition in the mobile wireless ecosystem

Here, from Scribd

SCCR 22: Conclusions

Here. On Limitations and Exceptions, Persons with print and other reading disabilities:
"(....)
4. Following further discussion, the Committee asked the Chair to prepare a Chair’s text for an international instrument on limitations and exceptions for persons with print disabilities (document SCCR/22/16), which would constitute the basis for the future text-based work to be undertaken by the Committee in its 23rd session.
5. The Committee agreed to recommend to the WIPO General Assembly that Members of the Committee continue discussions regarding the Chair’s document SCCR/22/16 with the aim to agree and finalize a proposal on an international instrument on limitations and exceptions for persons with print disabilities in the 23rd session of the SCCR, in accordance with the timetable adopted at the 21st session of the SCCR.
6. The Committee encouraged the stakeholders to continue the work of the
Stakeholders’ Platform."

Optimierte Verantwortung/slosigkeit - Wer verantwortet eigentlich was in unserer „smarten Welt?“

T. Weichert, Hintergrundtext für die Sommerakademie des Unabhängigen Landeszentrums für Datenschutz Schleswig-Holstein, hier

Internet Search Competition: Where’s the Beef?

D. Balto, here

AAI on Patent Holdup Conduct in Connection with Standard Setting Activities

Here

Comparative Analysis of National Approaches of the Liability of the Internet Intermediaries

WIPO Study, prepared by D. Seng, here

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY OF INTERNET INTERMEDIARIES IN THE FIELD OF COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS

WIPO Study, prepared by L. Edwards, here

Is the iPad Ready To Replace the Printed Textbook?

Campus Technology, here

Irish hotel sues Google over Autocomplete suggestion

TNW, here

WIPO SCCR 22 live

On Twitter #SCCR22; live caption: http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=WIPO, pw: wipo4me

White House to Decide if Treaty for the Blind Moves Forward

J. Love, here

EBOOKS: Kindling for a New Era of Book Publishing

M. Levine, M. Seidenfeld, A. Klebanoff, and R. Eoin Nash, video

LIBRO BIANCO SU DIRITTI D’AUTORE E DIRITTI FONDAMENTALI NELLA RETE INTERNET

A cura di F. Sarzana e S. Ippolito, qui

Forecast iffy for music cloud services in Canada

M. Geist, here

Rapporto sull'Applicazione delle regole di Concorrenza nell'economia Trentina

M. Carpagnano, qui

The Commission’s Proposal for a Directive on Orphan Works

S. van Gompel, here

RESPONSE OF PLAINTIFF UNITED STATES TO PUBLIC COMMENTS ON THE PROPOSED FINAL JUDGMENT IN RE CREDIT CARDS

Here

Digital Book Distribution: The End of the First-Sale Doctrine?

J. Gratz, here

How to deal with resale price maintenance: What can we learn from empirical results?

J. Kretschmer, here

Post-Sale Restraints and Competitive Harm: The First Sale Doctrine in Perspective

H. Hovenkamp, here. 

CC's Response to the BIS Consultation

Video of Michel Barnier’s Keynote Speech at WCS “Collective management – A European perspective

Here

Search Engine Regulation: A Solution in Search of a Problem?

June 14, 2011, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM (Geneva time: +6), Luncheon hosted by TechFreedom, web stream here.

Draft WIPO Treaty on Exceptions and Limitations for the Persons with Disabilities, Educational and Research Institutions, Libraries and Archives

African Group, here

Some countries' responses to Human Rights Council's Internet warning

Patent Fair Use 2.0

K. Strandburg, here

OFT's Response to the BIS consultation: A Competition Regime for Growth: a consultation on options for reform

Legislative Alternatives to the Google Book Settlement

P. Samuelson, here

Britannica launches a new web-based ebook service

Teleread.com, here

Global Cooperation in Competition Enforcement: Views from Australia and Brazil

M. Bezzi (ACCC), here; A. Melo Netto (Secretariat of Economic Law, Ministry of Justice, Brazil), here

TRASPORTO MARITTIMO: ANTITRUST AVVIA ISTRUTTORIA NEI CONFRONTI DELL’ACQUISIZIONE DI TOREMAR DA PARTE DI MOBY

Canadian Universities pressing for pay-per-use licences upon request

Letter to the Copyright Board Requesting Amendment to Interim Tariff, here

Justice Breyer on confining the "clear and convincing" standard in patent invalidity cases to factual disputes


Concurring Opinion, MICROSOFT CORPORATION, Petitioner, v. i4i LIMITED PARTNERSHIP et al. U.S. Supreme Court. Case No. 10-290. Argued April 18, 2011 — Decided June 9, 2011, here.

Apple’s ‘Buy Your Way Out of Piracy’ Offer

J. Gans, here

Why Propping Up Old Business Models Is Bad For The Economy And Bad For Innovation

Techdirt, here.

Apple makes its subscription rules more friendly to news organizations; but were they really the target?

Niemanlab.org, here

Arguments in GSU E-Reserves Trial Conclude; Judge Deals Publishers a Quick Loss on One Count

Publishersweekly.com, here

Italy, Spain take patent fight to court

EurActiv, here

On the Future of Globalization

D. Rodrik, Trento Economics Festival, video here.

Amartya Sen at Trento Economics Festival

The Borders of Economic Freedom, video here (from 33:00).
Some personal highlights:

Bundesgerichtshof zum Urheberrechtsschutz von Lernspielen

Urteil vom 1. Juni 2011 - I ZR 140/09 – Lernspiele, Pressebericht hier

EU Commission vs. Microsoft – The On-going Saga - Updated

Groklaw, here

US Supreme Court on Induced Infringement in Patent Law

GLOBAL-TECH APPLIANCES, INC., ET AL. v. SEB S. A, May 31 2011, here

Slides from GCLC Roundtable on Leniency Programmes

Counterfeiters: Foes or Friends?

Y.Quian, here

Internet Businesses Must Respect Users’ Privacy: Jon Leibowitz

Evergreening, Patent Challenges, and Effective Market Life in Pharmaceuticals

C.Hemphill, B.Sampat, here.

Reassessing Tying Arrangements at the End of AT&T's iPhone Exclusivity

J. Jarosch, here

Draft A2K amendments to the UN Guidelines for Consumer Protection

AAI Asks FCC to Block AT&T T-Mobile Merger

Algorithms and competition

M. Vestager, here . Large friendly letters? "It's true that the idea of automated systems getting together and reaching a...