Blogs

Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 September 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Copyright. Creative Commons. Sensitive information. Security Classification ... What is it all about?

http://aims.fao.org/ar/activity/blog/copyright-creative-commons-sensitive-information-security-classification-what-it-all

Current Alliances in International Intellectual Property Lawmaking: The Emergence and Impact of Mega-Regionals

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 September 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Monkey Selfie' Lawsuit Ends With Settlement Between PETA, Photographer

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/09/12/550417823/-animal-rights-advocates-photographer-compromise-over-ownership-of-monkey-selfie

Proposal for ancillary copyright for publishers threatens Open Access and Open Science

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 September 2017

 

FEEDBACK ON SOUTH AFRICAN COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT BILL 2017

Legalbrief - 23 September 2017 has reported as follows:- 

Legislation: Copyright Bill with NHTL

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 7 September 2017

 

Legal Deposit in South Africa:

Legal Deposit in South Africa – are you compliant?

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/LegalDeposit/SA_Legal_Deposit_Act

 

Intellectual Property:

Australian Government Response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Intellectual Property Arrangements (positive approach to fair use, parallel importation, etc.)

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Legal Deposit in South Africa - 6 September 2017

 

ARE YOU COMPLYING WITH THE LEGAL DEPOSIT ACT NO. 54 OF 1997?

Have you published any printed works and/or audiovisual works during the course of 2017?  

Have you deposited copies in the Legal Deposit libraries?

If not, please do so as a matter of urgency.  

For information on how and where to deposit, see:  http://libguides.wits.ac.za/LegalDeposit

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 31 August 2017

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Curiosity – Wits Magazine

http://www.wits.ac.za/curiosity/

No Development Without Access to Information: We Need Alternatives to Internet Shut-Downs

https://www.ifla.org/files/assets/faife/statements/ifla_internet_shutdowns_statement.pdf

IFLA Statement on Digital Literacy

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 30 August 2017

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Six New Preprint Services Join a Growing Community Across Disciplines to Accelerate Scholarly Communication

https://cos.io/about/news/six-new-preprint-services-join-growing-community-across-disciplines-accelerate-scholarly-communication/

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 29 August 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

South Africa

Draft Intellectual Property of the Republic of South Africa Phase 1 2017 – Call for public comments

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 August 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Draft Intellectual Property Policy of the Republic of South Africa

http://infojustice.org/archives/38711

Evaluating the Benefits of Fair Use:  A response to the PWC Report on the Costs and Benefits of ‘Fair Use’

file:///C:/Users/00658018.DS/Downloads/SSRN-id2773646%20(1).pdf

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