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The Open Data and Intellectual Property Institute (ODIPI) is a research, education and consultancy institution working in the fields of internet and society, open science, open data and data governance in relation to artificial intelligence, and copyright law.

ODIPI organised the school Generative AI and Law, which was honoured by the honorary patronage of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Dr Nataša Pirc Musar, at the end of 2023, together with the Faculty of Law UL and the Faculty of Computer and Information Science UL, which took place at the Faculty of Law UL in November 2023.

ODIPI organised the 4th Open Knowledge Day 2023 with the support of Knowledge Rights 21. The event took place on 17 October at +MSUM, with the accompanying in-person workshop on 18 October.

ODIPI is part of the Network of Centres, a network of the world’s leading institutions studying the internet and society. ODIPI is a national and regional coordinator for Knowledge Rights 21, and a member of the Slovenian Open Science Community. ODIPI is a sister institution of the Intellectual Property Institute, which has been active since 2004.

 

Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič is the founder and head of the Institute for Open Data and Intellectual Property. Maja is co-chair of the Data Governance Working Group of the GPAI and a member of the Board of Directors of Communia. She is at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at the Harvard University. She leads the national and regional coordination for Knowledge Rights 21. She is also the founder and head of IPI, a sister institution of ODIPI.

News

On April 11, 2024, COMMUNIA issued Policy Paper #17 on access to publicly funded research, proposing a change to the EU copyright law that would contribute to greater access to publicly funded research.

Events

On April 12, 2024, within the framework of Knowledge Rights 21 (KR21), a webinar titled “The European eBook Ecology – a view from authors and an update on eBook developments in Spain and Germany” will be held.

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On Wednesday, 13th March 2024, the European Parliament adopted the EU Artificial Intelligence Act.


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Knowledge Rights 21 (KR21) has published a report titled “Copyright and Open Norms in 7 Jurisdictions: Benefits, Challenges & Policy Recommendations” and announced a webinar to present the report.

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The California court dismissed all of the plaintiffs’ claims in Paul Tremblay, et al. v. OpenAI, INC., et al, except the claim for direct infringement.

Events

The “Global Forum on Ethics in Artificial Intelligence” is currently taking place at the Brdo Congress Centre, where Dr Maja Bogataj Jančič LL.M., LL.M. presented the “Data Justice” project.

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Dr Maja Bogataj Jančič emphasised the importance of broader involvement in Slovenia’s preparation for EU AI legislation during the debate in the National Assembly.