Keynote presentations and full papers presented at the conference

A detailed program is available here (.pdf format).
Note to presenters: please let us know if you prefer not to have your paper publicly available or if the online version does not correspond to your latest submitted paper.

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Keynote presentations

Jerome H. Reichman & Ruth L. Okediji When Copyright Law and Science Collide: Empowering Digitally Integrated Research Methods on a Global Scale paper, .ppt slides
Paul David, Stanford University, USA and UNU-MERIT, Maastricht NL The Commons and the Climate – Dynamising the one to stabilise the other
Robin Mansell, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK Promoting open access to digital knowledge resources
Samir K Brahmachari, Secretary, Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India and Director General, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR) Open Source drug discovery as an innovative model for affordable healthcare for all
Emile Frison, Director General of Bioversity International, Italy The role of the global Crop Commons in supporting livelihoods and food security in developing countries
Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University, US Sharing of knowledge, technological evolution and economic growth: a historical overview
Bronwyn Hall, University of California at Berkeley, US Environmental change, patents and development
Carlos Correa, Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of Industrial Property Law and Economics University of Buenos Aires(UBA), Argentina Trends in transfer of technology to developing countries
Paul Uhlir, Director, Board on Research Data and Information National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC Designing Global Scientific Collaborations for Data: the GEOSS Example

Papers presented by participants

Bandeh-Ahmadi Ayeh Editorial Incentives & Early-Stage Determinants of Submission Impact PDF, PPT
Batur Fulya, Dedeurwaerdere Tom THE USE OF AGROBIODIVERSITY FOR PLANT IMPROVEMENT AND PROPERTY-PARADIGM BREAKDOWNS: CAUGHT BETWEEN PATENTS, PLANT VARIETY RIGHTS AND PARTIALLY OPEN INNOVATION SYSTEMS WITHIN THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PARADIGM
Beldiman Dana Avoiding the Anticommons: Conditioning Release of Culture Collection Materials on an Agreement to "Re-Bundle" IP Rights
Bitton Miriam Modernizing Copyright Law
Brigham Daniels, Blake Hudson Our Constitutional Commons
Broggiato Arianna, Dedeurwaerdere Tom, Dimitra Manou Filling the Gap: from early international legal agreements pertaining to global science to new implementation perspectives in the context of the Nagoya protocol
Brown Abbe A new opportunity for delivering the commons: exploring the interface between different legal fields
Castro Rosa Towards a Global System for Access and Benefit Sharing of Pathogen Materials PDF, PPT
Chavez Manuel Cultural Industries, Digital Divide and Rural Development: The case of digital piracy in Oaxaca, Mexico
Contreras Jorge CONSTRUCTING THE GENOME COMMONS 
De Filippi Primavera, Vieira Miguel Said The Commodification of Information Commons
De Munck Bert The disenchantment of skillful bodies. Early modern guilds as knowledge communities.
De Simone Elina, Parenti Benedetta From local to global cultural commons? A theoretical and empirical assessment.  
Deibel Eric Access to plant genetic resources: from access as an accessory to international trade rules to open licensing. 
Den Besten Matthijs Towards a Knowledge Commons for Integrated Assessment Models of Climate Change
Dulong de Rosnay Melanie, Hervé Le Crosnier An Introduction to the Digital Commons: From Common-Pool Resources to Community Governance
Fitzgerald Anne, Hashim Haswira Nor Mohamad Enabling access to research data in developing countries:  designing a policy and practice framework for Malaysia’s public research universities 
Fritze Dagmar, Oumard Andre The Pan-European project Microbial Resource Research Infrastructure (MIRRI) has among its goals the elaboration of common policies for BRCs to comply with the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing of the CBD
Fuster Morell Mayo Mapping online creation communities for the building of digital commons: Models of infrastructure governance of collective action and its effects on participation size and complexity of collaboration achieved
George Carol Openness, the UK Stem Cell Bank and the delivery of cell therapies: conceptual foundations for facilitation.
Gutiérrez Norma Georgina & Merino Leticia Collective Action for the Production of Knowledge on the Commons
Halewood Michael What kind of goods are plant genetic resources? Towards the identification and development of a new global commons.
KHADEMI Hojjat, COTTIER, Thomas The Protection of Traditional Knowledge: Classifications and Legal Effects
Lobel Orly The Talent Pool: Human Capital, Knowledge Creation, and the Reach of Intellectual Property
Lorrain Anne-Catherine Governing the collective management of rights on protected cultural resources
Lucchi Nicola UNDERSTANDING GENETIC INFORMATION AS A COMMONS: FROM BIOPROSPECTING TO PERSONALIZED MEDICINE
Luethi Roger, Frey Bruno S., Osterloh Margit The Tragedy of Scientific Commons
Madison Michael Constructing Commons in Intellectual Resources
Merino Leticia The Local Tragedies of Global Climate Policies
Meyer Timothy THE RENEWABLE ENERGY COMMONS: GLOBAL PUBLIC GOODS, GOVERNANCE RISK, AND INTERNATIONAL ENERGY
Oksanen Ville, Linden Krister Building shared language research environments inside European Union – how to optimize the system based on experiences from real life.PDF, PPT
Osorio Moranchel Helder, Lara Arturo Common knowledge and Human Genome Project: Institutional Trajectories
Patnaik Archana Genetic Resource Commons: A Case study of Central Rice Research Institute (India)
Poklembová Veronika, Kluvánková-Oravská Tatiana, Finka Maroš Challenge of new commons – urban public spaces 
Popplow Marcus Early Modern „knowledge commons“ to foster technological innovation – characteristics and paradoxes 
Priest Eric Toward a Theory of Polycentric Governance in Copyright Law
Rangnekar Dwijen  Re-Making Place: The Social Construction of Geographical Indications
Scaria Arul, Dedeurwaerdere Tom Towards a contractually created commons in traditional knowledge and genetic resources for scientific research and innovation in India: Scope and Challenges
Scheltjens Werner Organisations of maritime transporters in the Low Countries, 1400-1800
Schweik Charles, English Robert TOWARD A GENERAL THEORY OF INTERNET-BASED COLLECTIVE-ACTION IN DIGITAL INFORMATION COMMONS: FINDINGS FROM A STUDY OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE PROJECTS
Sélim Louafi, Elizabeth Arnaud, Daniel Barthélémy, Pierre Bonnet, Jean-Louis Noyer, Jean-Louis Pham Values, norms and practices in Plant biodiversity-based research and innovation commons
Smith David Networking collections to provide facilitated and legislation compliant access to microbial resources: paper, slides
Stodden Victoria How Journals are Adopting Open Data and Code Policies
Strandburg Katherine THE RARE DISEASES CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK AS A NESTED CULTURAL COMMONS
Tedeschi Paolo Born to develop new knowledge commons in agronomics: the agrarian reviews in Lombardy during the 19th century
Trommetter Michel Plant biotechnologies : what is common and what remains private ?
Zhuang Wei Patent Pools for Clean Energy Technologies