Posts Tagged ‘Intellectual Property’

November 10th, 2012 - 12:55 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

Why do we still have a university press in an internet age?

The Gamble The answer may come from Princeton. The Princeton University Press cannot give away the ending of its forthcoming book,  The Gamble,on the 2012 presidential election. But it does plan to give away the beginning. Read more[...]

December 2nd, 2011 - 10:33 am § in Hypocrisy

Big Publishers Buy British Library Access Rights

British Library Group Doesn’t Ditch Elsevier and Wiley-Blackwell December 1, 2011, 12:41 pm By Jennifer Howard from the Chronicle A major British library group announced today that it has struck new deals with Elsevier and Wiley-Blackwell, two of the largest publishers of academic journals. The gr[...]

June 2nd, 2011 - 3:49 am § in Schools & Colleges, UW

BREAKING NEWS: UW ranks #5, worldwide, in math!

from Reuters  Times Higher Education: The 50 universities and research institutes listed above were among the world’s most influential in the field of mathematics – whether by total citations received or by citations per paper – for papers published during the period 1 January 200[...]

March 9th, 2011 - 1:07 am § in Misc., Science

Supreme Court: Rights of Stanford vs. Roche to Intellectual Property

Ed:  The title above is misleading. As previously  discussed on The Ave, Stanford vs. Roche Molecular  has evolved into a battle over the patents rights of faculty members.  The case esp. important at the UW because, unlike Stanford faculty we do not sign a contract.  Instead our working agreem[...]