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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.

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The Knowledge Rights 21 (KR21) network welcomes the publication of a new study by the European Commission entitled “Improving access to and reuse of research results, publications and data for scientific purposes”.

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On 16 May 2024, a report on improving access to and re-use of research results, publications and data for scientific purposes was adopted. This comprehensive study was prepared for the European Commission by Senftleben Martin, Szkalej Kacper, Buijs Doris, Van Eechoud Mireille, Irion Kristina, Buri Ilaria (IVIR); Frigeri Matteo, Karabuga Emircan, King Leona, Margoni Thomas, Schirru Luca, Stähler Leander (KU LEUVEN CiTIP); Sganga Caterina, Turan Pelin, Contardi Magali, Signoretta Camilla, Edwards Ernesto (Sant’Anna Pisa); Stančiauskas Vilius, Kazlauskaitė Deimantė, Dėlkutė-Morgan Rūta, Šiaulytytė Gabija, Kublashvili Anastasia, Voronecki Tomaš (PPMI Group).

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The Council of the European Union approved the EU Artificial Intelligence Act (the EU AI Act), based on a risk approach, which means that the greater the risk of harm to society with artificial intelligence, the stricter the rules.

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An international association COMMUNIA launched brand new monthly newsletter to provide a clear and easily understandable overview of their work and recent developments. Below is a link to registration.


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On April 17, 2024, Enrico Letta published a report titled “Much More than a Market,” advocating for significant reforms to empower the EU Single Market. The report proposes key changes to enhance digital integration and trade fairness, emphasizing the Single Market’s potential to drive sustainable future and prosperity for all EU citizens.

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A Czech court has recently ruled that images generated using AI tools cannot be protected by copyright.

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Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič spoke at the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) AI Conference 2024, aimed at identifying legal challenges brought by AI and exchanging ideas on potential responses to them.

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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.