Commoner Letter #6: Stephen Friend of Sage Bionetworks

Stephen Friend is the President, CEO, and co-founder of Sage Bionetworks. He was previously a Senior Vice President at Merck & Co., Inc. where he led Merck’s Basic Cancer Research efforts. Stephen is a committed advocate of Science Commons, the wing of Creative Commons dedicated to making the Web work for science. Stephen’s innovative work … Read More “Commoner Letter #6: Stephen Friend of Sage Bionetworks”

GreenXchange – a project of Creative Commons, Nike and Best Buy

Today, Creative Commons, in collaboration with Nike and Best Buy, announces a new project – GreenXchange – exploring how the digital commons can help holders of patents collaborate for sustainability. GreenXchange will be hosted inside the Science Commons wing of CC. GreenXchange draws on the experience of Creative Commons in creating “some rights reserved” regimes … Read More “GreenXchange – a project of Creative Commons, Nike and Best Buy”

CC Salon SF 2/11/09

For February’s salon, we’re thrilled to have the entire CC staff under one roof, coming from as far as Los Angeles, Dubai, Boston, and Berlin, and as near as SF’s SOMA district, to speak about what they’ve been up to internationally and in the realms of science, culture, and education. Whether you’ve been a fan … Read More “CC Salon SF 2/11/09”

Report from Creative Commons’ December 2008 board meeting online

CC CEO Joi Ito notes that we’ve just posted a summary of CC’s December 2008 board meeting: Highlights included the CC Network, progress with the Free Software Foundation with respect to CC and the GFDL, CC0, integration with additional tools such as Picasa, the “Defining Noncommercial” study, partnership with the Eurasian Foundation, the fall fund-raising … Read More “Report from Creative Commons’ December 2008 board meeting online”