63 posts in category News

Cambia at EPO’s East Meets West Conference 2009

Cambia at EPO's East Meets West Conference 2009,  May 01, 2009 Author: Pete Chappell Doug Ashton, Cambia's head of Patent Informatics, attended the 2009 East Meets West conference, hosted by the European Patent Organisation. "With over 50% of patent applications worldwide being written in Japanese, Chinese or Korean, understanding ...

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Cambia Featured on ABC TV Australia – March 26 2009

ABC Catalyst,  March 26, 2009 Cambia founder Richard Jefferson profiled on ABC Catalyst, March 26th, 2009. Molecular biologist Richard Jefferson realised how complex ownership and access to scientific tools have become. As a result he went on to champion “open sourcing”, a belief that all scientific tools should be available for use by ...

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Patent Lens and IOI endorsed by WIPO

Letter of Endorsement,  March 25, 2009 Author: Francis Gurry, Director of WIPO Cambia's Patent Lens and IOI have been endorsed by Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Read the letter of endorsement here: Endorsement from Francis Gurry (WIPO)

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Professor Richard Jefferson – scientist on a mission

BC Catalyst,  March 26, 2009 Cambia founder Richard Jefferson profiled on ABC Catalyst, March 26th, 2009. Molecular biologist Richard Jefferson realised how complex ownership and access to scientific tools have become. As a result he went on to champion “open sourcing”, a belief that all scientific tools should be available for use by ...

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Richard Jefferson Interviewed in Com Ciência

Com Ciência No. 102,  October 05, 2008 Author: Marta Kanashiro  Entrevistas Original English text of the interview

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Joint effort on patents

The Australian,  September 24, 2008 Author: Jill Rowbotham Joint effort on patents

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Richard Jefferson’s Keynote presentation at ABIC 2008

Open source has revolutionized and energized information and communications technology.  It has created billions in new wealth and new opportunities.  It has forged a vigorous, competitive industry with great public support.  It has gone well past the rhetoric of 'giving away' and moved into the logic of 'creating a shared and robust platform ...

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Monty Says – Blog of Monty Widenius

Monty Says,  June 28, 2008 Author: Monty Widenius Monty Says MySQL Founders Monty Widenius & David Axmark sponsor Patent Lens.

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The appeal of Jefferson’s open source model

Business Standard,  May 28, 2008 Author: Latha Jishnu Richard Anthony Jefferson is a rare breed of scientist, perhaps, one of a kind. It's not merely because he is a skilled juggler and dancer, and an accomplished musician who plays the blues, Celtic, bluegrass and other styles on his guitar and mandolin. The American-born molecular ...

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Firms Seek Patents on ‘Climate Ready’ Altered Crops

The Washington Post,  May 13, 2008 Author: Rick Weiss A handful of the world's largest agricultural biotechnology companies are seeking hundreds of patents on gene-altered crops designed to withstand drought and other environmental stresses, part of a race for dominance in the potentially lucrative market for crops that can handle global ...

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India Takes an Open Source Approach to Drug Discovery

Cell,  April 18, 2008 Author: Seema Singh Leading Edge:  Analysis India Takes an Open Source Approach to Drug Discovery Open source software may have been around for 17 years, but using an open source model to speed up drug discovery is a relatively new idea. This month, India is launching a new open source initiative for develo...

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Into The Light – Australian Patent Documents Come Out Of The Dark

With the proliferation of patents and licences with overlapping and competing rights, the ability to interpret and filter patent documents has never been more important. Recently, Australian start-up CAMBIA has improved access to patent texts by creating "Patent Lens" an open source, freely accessible IP database that contains a large collection ...

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