Open Innovation in Development: Integrating Theory and Practice Across Open Science,...

Authored by: Jeremy de Beer Abstract: This article integrates the concepts of open innovation and open development. It extends the theory of open development beyond...

Evidence-based Intellectual Property Policymaking

Authored by: Jeremy de Beer Abstract: Governments have long been interested in making intellectual property (IP) policy based on sound evidence. There is a large...

Three Centuries and Counting: The Emergence and Development of Intellectual Property...

Authored by: Caroline Ncube. This chapter provides an historical account of the development of IP on the African continent which highlights how the introduction of IP systems and their transposed legislation displaced existing knowledge governance systems and entrenched a primarily extractor-biased IP system.

Annual Report 2022

This report features Open AIR researchers’ extensive recent outputs—including books, book chapters, journal articles, reports, policy engagements, conference presentations, and blogs—in five thematic clusters,...

Human Rights, Digital Society and the Law

This book explores the main fundamental issues and practical dimensions related to the safeguarding of human rights in the internet, which are at the focus of current academic debates.

The Cambridge Handbook of Public-Private Partnerships, Intellectual Property Governance, and Sustainable...

The Open AIR network itself has been something that many have asked us for reflections on before. In line with previous publications on this...

Tiered or Differentiated Approach to Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions

This report gives an overview and update of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s expert committee, the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC).