Intellectual Property:

Copyright & Related Issues

Debate rages over controversial copyright standard for the web

DU Photocopy Case: Publishers end the protracted legal battle

If you publish Georgia’s state laws, you’ll get sued for copyright and lose

The House just passed two bills that would stifle science at the EPA

Deciphering the U.S. NAFTA Digital Demands. Part One – Intellectual Property

GS Media and its Implications for the Construction of the Right of Communication to the Public within EU Copyright Architecture


Traditional Knowledge and IP

WIPO supports Sri Lanka’s legislation on Traditional Knowledge

Resources on TK and IP


Conference Alerts:

Creative Commons 2017 Global Summit: Sharing and the Commons: What’s Next

April 28-30, 2017, Delta Toronto

SANLiC 2017 Conference

23 – 25 May 2017, Durban, South Africa


51th ZimLA Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting - Theme: Libraries in the National Development Agenda: Repositioning libraries for sustainable development

3-7 July, 2017 – Gweru, Zimbabwe


South African Society of Archivists 2017 Annual Conference: “ Archives, records and innovation in the digital era”

4-6 July 2017 – Cape Town, South Africa


Preservation Conservation Conference: Theme: Preservation Conservation of South Africa’s Documentary / Heritage Collections

26-28 September 2017 – Durban, South Africa