Copyright & A2K Issues - 15 February 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

OAPI and ARIPO Sign New Cooperation Agreement

http://www.aripo.org/news-events-publications/news/item/168-oapi-and-aripo-sign-new-cooperation-agreement

Oracle-Google Legal Battle Enters New Chapter

https://www.wsj.com/articles/oracle-google-legal-battle-enters-new-chapter-1486775803

The internet is global – but copyright exceptions stops at the border (eIFL)

http://www.eifl.net/system/files/resources/201611/crossborder_statements.pdf

EIFL  Information Note Inter-library Document Supply

http://www.eifl.net/system/files/resources/201612/document_delivery_information_note.pdf

A better copyright reform for education

http://www.eifl.net/news/better-copyright-reform-education

Facebook Efforts with Music Industry Signal Copyright Shift

http://www.gigalaw.com/2017/02/13/facebook-efforts-music-industry-signal-copyright-shift/

In Blow to Open Law, Court Upholds Private Copyright in Public Safety Laws

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2017/02/blow-open-law-court-upholds-private-copyright-public-safety-laws.html

Multilateral Investment Court impedes Intellectual Property Rights Reform

http://infojustice.org/archives/37753

February Copyright Events in Australia and New Zealand

http://www.pijip.org/aus-nz-feb2017/

eIFL Copyright Resources

https://wits-ac-za.libapps.com/libguides/admin_c.php?g=145331&p=953501

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Just the facts, ma'am: a guide to The Conversation’s FactCheck process

https://theconversation.com/just-the-facts-maam-a-guide-to-the-conversations-factcheck-process-61158

Why these librarians are protesting Trump’s executive orders

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/librarians-protesting-trumps-executive-orders/

Peer-trial vs. peer-review: the past and future of scientific publishing

http://www.openscholar.org.uk/peer-trial-vs-peer-review-the-past-and-future-of-scientific-publishing/

Managing the Transitional Impact of Open Access Journals

http://library.ifla.org/1601/

Independent Peer Review Manifesto

http://www.openscholar.org.uk/independent-peer-review-manifesto/

A battle rages for the future of the Web

https://arstechnica.co.uk/information-technology/2017/02/future-of-the-www-timbl-drm/

Protect Photos, Documents and Other Papers From Natural Destruction Over Time

https://www.scrapbook.com/articles/preservation-of-photos-documents-papers

 

Access for Persons With Disabilities – Marrakesh Treaty:

The EU, acting on its own, may conclude the Marrakesh Treaty on access to published works for persons who are visually impaired

http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/docs/application/pdf/2017-02/cp170013en.pdf

Implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)(eIFL)

http://www.eifl.net/system/files/resources/201701/eifl_marrakech_faqs_0.pdf

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