Presentation on theme: "Christine Sägesser, SwissMedia WIPO-ICC training workshop Geneva, 15/16 September 2008 Your free resource on legal issues in e-Business www. lexelerator.eu."— Presentation transcript:
Christine Sägesser, SwissMedia WIPO-ICC training workshop Geneva, 15/16 September 2008 Your free resource on legal issues in e-Business www. lexelerator.eu
A partner of the European Multimedia Forum a national association of support to companies and organisations promotion and development of entrepreneurship as well as education in the ICT and Multimedia domain more than 200 companies of various sizes Leading 2 technoparcs and incubators in Vevey and Lausanne Main goals: Promotion Education/Learning Networking Matchmaking SwissMedia Swiss IT & Multimedia Association
Why the Lexelerator? Needs of businesses –More awareness of legal issues in e-business –Easier access to legal information –Raising level of legal knowledge Advantages of Web 2.0: –Flexible –Interactive –Free –Autonomous –Community-based
Why the Lexelerator? (2) Bottom-up – what companies (but also consumers) should know when engaging in e- business User-driven – a platform that is evolving through the community (contributors AND users).
6 Where? Silicon Valley, USA Chile Bangalore, India Europe E-business does not know any boundaries… the law does!
Opportunities the Lexelerator offers: Web visitors/readers: easy accessible consumption of information on legal issues in e- business + rating of content For registered users: become active in tagging/commenting/creating discussion for a Contributors (lawyers and academics) and e- business experts/executives: become contributors = add and shape the content in the Legal Wiki and Blogs AND raise visibility of YOUR expertise on the contributors page
Opportunities the Lexelerator offers (2): Institutional partners (e.g. industry associations, chambers of commerce, clusters, ministries, regions, etc.): national versions, regional versions Public officials (international, European, national, regional): contributions to legal Wiki, Blogs, Fora for a better communication with the grass-roots E-Government initiatives: Reach the citizens through the Lexelerator