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: http://www.africanlii.org/content/copyright-a2k-information.  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from, this newsletter, please do so at: http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo or email Denise.Nicholson@wits.ac.za.

 

Intellectual Property:

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

https://bit.ly/2JPn6t7

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

https://bit.ly/2JZhfNM

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

https://bit.ly/2I3H517

Action at WIPO - EIFL

http://www.eifl.net/blogs/action-wipo

YouTube faces the music under new copyright regime

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/youtube-faces-the-music-under-new-copyright-regime-clms55ffd

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

http://infojustice.org/archives/40065

Emojis and intellectual property law

http://www.wipo.int/wipo_magazine/en/2018/03/article_0006.html

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

http://www.wipo.int/wipo_magazine/en/2018/01/article_0007.html

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

https://therealnews.com/stories/trumps-trade-wars-an-opportunity-to-refashion-the-intellectual-property-regime

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

http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=697558&email_access=on&chk=1143542&q=445984

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

http://www.openforumeurope.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/TDM-Paper-Diana-Cocoru-and-Mirko-Boehm.pdf

 

Conference Alerts:

Annual Wikipedia Conference debuts in sub-Saharan Africa

https://ishishinilam.wordpress.com/2018/06/14/annual-wikipedia-conference-debuts-in-sub-saharan-africa-2/

OpenCon Conference 2018

2-4 November 2018 – Toronto, Canada

https://blogs.libraries.indiana.edu/scholcomm/2018/06/13/opencon-2018/

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