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Why “Intellectual Property” is a Misnomer
80 Academics urge President Ramaphosa to expedite changes to SA’s patent laws
Patent Rights and Wrongs in the COVID-19 Pandemic: EU and U.S. Approaches to Compulsory Licensing
New Policy Paper on Fundamental Rights as a Limit to Copyright during Emergencies
Data Mining under the revised Swiss Copyright Act
Reversion laws: what’s happening elsewhere in the world?
What If we could reimage copyright?
Copyright Enforcement in the Digital Age: When the Remedy is the Wrong
Protecting Exceptions against Contract Override - A Review of Provisions for Libraries
Copyright L&E for nonprofit performance of music, found constitutional
Every Melody has been copyrighted and they are now released into the public domain
Article 13 of the New EU Copyright Directive: What Future For Content Creators And Fair Use On YouTube?
Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation in the Time of the Corona Epidemic
The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 48: Sam Trosow and Lisa Macklem on Copyright and Fair Dealing During a Pandemic
How Did Fair Use Get into the Korean Copyright Act?
WIPO Responds to Call to Act With New Tools on IP/COVID
New Leadership at 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
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