Copyright and A2K Issues

Denise Nicholson's information service on Copyright & A2K issues. Final newsletter was delivered on 15 December 2020.

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 11 December 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

Drama In South Africa Leads To Passing Fair Use

http://infojustice.org/archives/40677

Statement by Recreate South Africa on The Passing of the  Copyright Amendment Bill

http://infojustice.org/archives/40692

Towards WIPO Regional Seminars On Copyright Exceptions: Looking Out For Users

Copyright & A2K Issues - 7 December 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

dti: The National Assembly passed the Copyright Amendment Bill, the Performers’ Protection Amendment Bill and the Gambling Amendment Bill

https://bit.ly/2Swg8sF

Copyright Amendment Bill passed (South Africa)

http://www.sabcnews.com/sabcnews/copyright-amendment-bill-passed/

SA Copyright Amendment Bill - resources

Copyright & A2K Issues - 27 November 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

Why ‘fair use’ is so important for SA copyright law

https://techcentral.co.za/why-fair-use-is-so-important-for-sa-copyright-law/85448/

“Fair Use” does not conflict with Berne

https://bit.ly/2PGrDkl

South Africa: Intellectual Property And The Shape Of Things

Copyright & A2K Issues - 23 November 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

South Africa: University Life And Intellectual Property

http://www.mondaq.com/southafrica/x/745540/Trademark/University+Life+And+Intellectual+Property

South Africa:  Spirit Of The Law - Copyright Protection In The Digital Era Of Publishing (Video)

https://bit.ly/2r9Cyod

Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 November 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

SA parliament's trade, industry committee adopts reports Copyright, Performers bills

https://bit.ly/2Qd9lXp

Tearing down myths around the South African Copyright Amendment Bill

https://www.ifla.org/node/91689

SANEF Celebrates the Inclusion of The “Fair Use” Principle in the SA Copyright Amendment Bill

Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 November 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

Resources on Fair Use

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues/fairuse_fairdealing

Defining the Relevant Market in Fair Use Determinations

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3264238

Updated Background Paper For The Treaty On Education And Research Activities (TERA)

Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 November 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

Intellectual Property:

Decolonised Education Means Giving Poor Students Fair Use Of Textbooks

http://www.thedailyvox.co.za/decolonised-education-means-giving-poor-students-fair-use-of-textbooks-thabiso-bhengu/

Copyright Office Broadens DMCA Exemption for Filmmakers

Copyright & A2K Issues - 7 November 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Wellcome Trust to introduce stricter open access rules

https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/wellcome-trust-to-introduce-stricter-open-access-rules/3009721.article

'Plan S' Aims to Transform Scholarly Communication—Will Publishers Be Ready?

Copyright & A2K Issues - 1 November 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

Fair Use in South Africa (video)

http://go2.mailengine1.com/click/fof6-uhlgw-gv3w6g-9p7ij5f4/

"Free is not fair" won't make authors richer, but fixing publishers' contracts will

https://boingboing.net/2018/10/21/lunch-money-for-bullies.html

Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 October 2018 (Part 2)

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: 

 

Marrakesh Treaty:

Contracting Parties to Marrakesh VIP Treaty (Total Contracting Parties : 43)

http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ShowResults.jsp?lang=en&treaty_id=843

 

Open Data:

Open Data to Support the Sustainable Development Goals

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