Copyright & A2K Issues - 19 June 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at:  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from, this newsletter, please do so at: or email


Intellectual Property:

South Africa: Graffiti: Does It Leave You With Unclean Hands?

South Africa: I Own The Copyright In My Tattoo Right?

South Africa: Caged Songbirds: The Ownership Of Copyright In Musical Works

Action at WIPO - EIFL

YouTube faces the music under new copyright regime

“This Video is Unavailable”: Analyzing Copyright Takedown of User-Generated Content on YouTube

Emojis and intellectual property law

Can the monkey selfie case teach us anything about copyright law?

Trump’s Trade Wars: An Opportunity to Refashion the Intellectual Property Regime?

Hungary: 3D Printing – A Challenge In IP Rights And Civil Liability

An analytical review of text and data mining practices and approaches in Europe


Conference Alerts:

Annual Wikipedia Conference debuts in sub-Saharan Africa

OpenCon Conference 2018

2-4 November 2018 – Toronto, Canada

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