Tag Archive: intellectual property

Apr 29 2015

Early thoughts: the loss of US TV channels in Caribbean

The lack of licensing and distribution rights for some TV channels aired in the Caribbean means they cannot be accessed in the region. Some of implications are discussed Last week, the television (TV) watching public in Jamaica was caught off guard when the local media reported that 19 cable channels would be removed from subscribers’ …

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Oct 24 2014

“Generation Open” and Open Access

A discussion on Open Access, and its importance, in recognition of International Open Access Week. Whenever we need to research a subject, we no longer reach for a set of encyclopaedias, or head to our local library to pore through the periodicals and reference books stocked there. Instead, via the Internet, we access a wealth …

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Jul 10 2013

Snapshot: 2013 update of how innovative are we in the Caribbean

Figure 2:  Innovation Output and Input sub-indices from the 2013 GII for select Caribbean countries (Source: INSEAD et al)

We update our 2012 examination of innovation in the Caribbean, based on the most recently published Global Innovation Index The Global Innovation Index (GII) is an internationally recognised review of the extent to which countries worldwide are innovative, by examining the enabling environment and key indicators of innovation-driven outputs. Produced by INSEAD, Cornell University and …

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Mar 20 2013

7 things to consider when deciding to publish an e-book

Through e-books, virtually everyone can become a published author, but it can still be a daunting task. Here are 7 recommendations to help get the ball rolling. The growing shift and take-up of electronic books (e-books) worldwide is transforming one of the most traditional ways in which we acquire information and learn.  In the Caribbean, private …

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Jan 30 2013

Raising the stakes: can Antigua’s David win against the US’ Goliath?

Antigua and Barbuda plans to raise the stakes in its on-going dispute with the US on online gambling. Can it win? Since late last week, regional and international press has been abuzz about reports that Antigua and Barbuda intends to launch a piracy website in retaliation for the United States (US) blocking that country from …

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