Intellectual Property:

European Commission Urged To Fix EU Law Before Addressing IPR Protections In Third Countries

Report of the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Farida Shaheed - Copyright policy and the right to science and culture (check No. A/HRC/28/57)

Major copyright law reform on the EU Agenda,-upc :  Report:

Copyright Notice: Knitting and Sewing Patterns (UK)


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Beyond Beall’s List – Better Understanding Predatory Publishers

Science Publishing – Sharing Articles via Academic Networks

Elsevier Appears To Be Slurping Up Open Access Research, And Charging People To Access It

Directory of Open Access Journals Introduces New Standards to Help Community Address Quality Concerns

Directory of Open Access Journals

New!  African Legal Centre


Conference Alerts:

Fordham Intellectual Property Law and Policy Conference

8-9 April 2015 0 Cambridge, UK


COAR-SPARC Conference 2015 – Connecting research results, bridging communities, opening scholarship

15-16 April 2015 – University of Porto, Portugal


ABC Copyright Conference 2015

4-5 May 2015 – Winnipeg, Canada