Copyright & A2K Issues - 26 May 2020

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Intellectual Property:

Why “Intellectual Property” is a Misnomer

https://www.niskanencenter.org/new-paper-why-intellectual-property-is-a-misnomer/

80 Academics urge President Ramaphosa to expedite changes to SA’s patent laws

https://bit.ly/3bUPhQm

Patent Rights and Wrongs in the COVID-19 Pandemic: EU and U.S. Approaches to Compulsory Licensing

https://bit.ly/2z8J0n1

 

New Policy Paper on Fundamental Rights as a Limit to Copyright during Emergencies

http://infojustice.org/archives/42356

Data Mining under the revised Swiss Copyright Act

https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=fc874515-d63a-4d05-aa60-fd06c9e19fa6

Reversion laws: what’s happening elsewhere in the world?

https://bit.ly/36jH6ff

What If we could reimage copyright?

https://press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/n2190/pdf/book.pdf

Copyright Enforcement in the Digital Age: When the Remedy is the Wrong

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3374048

Protecting Exceptions against Contract Override - A Review of Provisions for Libraries

https://bit.ly/2WR1lOd

Copyright L&E for nonprofit performance of music, found constitutional

https://bit.ly/2A20rFB

Every Melody has been copyrighted and they are now released into the public domain

https://bit.ly/2zaDGj0

Article 13 of the New EU Copyright Directive: What Future For Content Creators And Fair Use On YouTube?

https://bit.ly/2XbqsKz

Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation in the Time of the Corona Epidemic

http://infojustice.org/archives/42291

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 48: Sam Trosow and Lisa Macklem on Copyright and Fair Dealing During a Pandemic

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2020/04/lawbytes-podcast-episode-48/

How Did Fair Use Get into the Korean Copyright Act?

http://infojustice.org/archives/42342

WIPO Responds to Call to Act With New Tools on IP/COVID

http://infojustice.org/archives/42338

New Leadership at WIPO

https://www.eifl.net/blogs/new-leadership-wipo

Beyond the Marrakesh VIP Treaty: Typology of copyright access‐enabling provisions for persons

with disabilities - https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/jwip.12144

Know Your Rights as an Author in Open Access Publications

https://scholarcommons.usf.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1354&context=numeracy

 

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