Friday, 16 May 2014
@IPKat will know, our email subscriber list passed the 10,000 mark. This blogger held his breath as the 10,000 mark was passed, since he had been informed, fortunately erroneously, that Google Groups stopped at 10,000. We've said it before and we'll say it again: we are really and truly grateful for the wonderful support we have enjoyed from you all, and we'll do our very best to continue to deserve it.
here). It's not in any sense a complete list, but it does include a substantial number of events that are either free or that offer reductions in registration fees for readers of this weblog. Do check it out!
IP Mediation Conference, which takes place on 29 and 30 May in Alicante. You can check out the programme here. Apart from the fact that there are some articulate and outspoken people on the cast, there may be some keen debate as to whether there is room for highly structured, formal and regulated mediation in a world in which less formal and more flexible dispute resolution has been making advances. A report will likely appear on this very weblog, but that's not an excuse for not being there in person to watch ...
here. Ben Challis regales readers of the 1709 Blog with progress being made towards implementing a voluntary three-strike scheme to combat online piracy in the UK. Marty Schwimmer's Trademark Blog reproduces Marty's plea for Washington Redskins to drop their controversial brand on the basis of its being racist. On Afro-IP, Aurelia J. Schultz reviews LibLicense and the prospects for digital licensing in Africa.