Intellectual Property:

Move Toward New Pan-African IP Organisation Alarms Observers

Make the IP system compatible with the Union’s human rights obligations

WIPO Assembly Opens With Talk of More Treaties

Tech transfer snags (SA)

Posner on Copyright: Restrictive Fair Use a Risk To Creativity


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

A Plea for Open Science in Medicine

Public access and development - The impact of public access venues and the benefits of libraries

Making Open Access work in the Social Sciences

Research matters: Students will reap the benefits of new thinking on access to valuable research materials


Traditional Knowledge:

WIPO Members (Again) Intensify Talks On Genetic Material, TK, Folklore


Conference alert:

International Science, Technology and Engineering Conference – ISTEC 2012

13-15 December 2012,  Dubai