Intellectual Property:

WIPO Copyright Committee: 24th meeting opens with discussions on copyright flexibilities

'IP Attaché' bill would post copyright officers across the globe

ACTA Lives: How the EU & Canada Are Using CETA as Backdoor Mechanism To Revive ACTA

Has Canada Effectively Shifted from Fair Dealing to Fair Use?


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Government to open up publicly funded research (UK)

Publishers allowing the deposition of their published version/PDF in Institutional Repositories

Towards a new Alexandria

Growing knowledge: Access to research in east and southern African universities


Conference alerts:

LIASA 14thAnnual Conference

1-5 October 2012, Durban, South Africa

Berlin 10 Open Access Conference

6-8 November 2012 - Stellenbosch, South Africa