Copyright & A2K Issues - 31 October 2019

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 only (N.B. PLEASE DO NOT SEND TO WHOLE MAILING LIST)  

 

Intellectual Property:

South Africa’s copyright bill is good for digital archives. Here’s why

https://theconversation.com/south-africas-copyright-bill-is-good-for-digital-archives-heres-why-125744

Climate Change and IP

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/climatechange/CC_IP

EIFL - The internet is global – but copyright exceptions stop at the border Why we need an international treaty for cross‑border access to knowledge

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

WIPO SCCR Progresses L&E Agenda Amid Controversy

http://infojustice.org/archives/41686

Civil Society Letter to WIPO Delegates Attending the 39th SCCR

http://infojustice.org/archives/41673

Civil Society Groups Voice Concerns With WIPO’s Proposed Broadcasting Treaty Ahead of the 39th SCCR

http://infojustice.org/archives/41669

Comments on the Way Forward on Limitations and Exceptions by WIPO Deputy Director General For Copyright, Silvie Forbin

http://infojustice.org/archives/41688

Copyright Exceptions and Limitations in Africa - WIPO Regional Seminar, Nairobi, 12-13 June 2019

https://www.ifla.org/files/assets/hq/topics/exceptions-limitations/documents/wipo-infographic-africa.pdf

Copyright Exceptions and Limitations around the World - WIPO International Conference, Geneva, 18-19 October 2019

https://bit.ly/2WDRXvX

ARIPO Model Law on Copyright and Related Rights (minimum standard guidance – can go beyond them)

https://www.aripo.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/ARIPO-Model-Law-on-Copyright-and-Related-Rights.pdf

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) Model Law On Copyright And Related Rights

http://infojustice.org/archives/41693

7 out of 10: the ARIPO Model Copyright Law

https://blogs.ifla.org/lpa/2019/10/26/7-out-of-10-the-aripo-model-copyright-law/

EIFL Model Copyright Law

https://www.eifl.net/resources/eifl-draft-law-copyright-including-model-exceptions-and-limitations-libraries-and-their

3D Printing, The Maker Movement, IP Litigation and Legal Reform

http://infojustice.org/archives/41703

Who is in Charge Here? The Internet of Things, Governance and the Global Intellectual Property Regime

https://uclajolt.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Rens.pdf

Climate Change and Intellectual Property Articles/Reports

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/climatechage/CC_IP

Article 17 Stakeholder Dialogue (Day 1): Same Old, Same Old (EU)

http://infojustice.org/archives/41684

Libraries and Archives File Amicus Brief Promoting Digital Preservation (US)

http://infojustice.org/archives/41663

Uganda Tells ARIPO: No More Patents For Pharmaceuticals

http://infojustice.org/archives/41682

 

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communications

How Creative Commons works, and why it enables access to knowledge

https://theconversation.com/how-creative-commons-works-and-why-it-enables-access-to-knowledge-125895

Looking Back at 20 Years of EIFL

https://www.eifl.net/blogs/looking-back-20-years-eifl

How journals are using overlay publishing models to facilitate equitable OA

https://blog.scholasticahq.com/post/journals-using-overlay-publishing-models-equitable-oa/

Open Preservation Foundation Joins The Open Source Initiative

https://openpreservation.org/news/open-preservation-foundation-joins-the-open-source-initiative/

Universities welcome new national open access policy (Ethiopia)

https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20191029080351503

Leveraging a Transformative Agreement to Incentivize Funder Spend

https://bit.ly/2JyVnuf

 

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