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Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 June 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.  The Archives can be found at:

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright & Related Rights (SCCR) – 36th Session, Geneva 28 May to 1 June 2018

Draft Action Plans on Limitations and Exceptions through SCCR/39 (2nd meeting in 2019)

http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/details.jsp?meeting_id=46436

Who owns the copyright in scans of public domain works?

Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 June 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,

Intellectual Property:

APC joins over 145 organisations to ask EU Council to stop a rushed EU copyright reform

https://www.apc.org/en/pubs/apc-joins-over-145-organisations-ask-council-stop-rushed-eu-copyright-reform

Re-Create – Creators’ Coalition - resources

https://www.re-createza.org/documents/

Copyright & A2K Issues - 5 June 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,

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

Copyright and Related Resources

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues

Managing your Copyright for Authors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnrs7CECFjM

Understanding Rights Reversion- When, Why, & How to Regain Copyright and Make Your Book More Available

Copyright & A2K Issues - 4 June 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

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

Musicians and other creators all need fair use and copyright exceptions in a digital world

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/musicians-other-creators-all-need-fair-use-copyright-world-nicholson/?published=t

South African Creators Form Re-Create ZA to Advocate for Balanced Copyright Reforms

Copyright & A2K Issues - 29 May 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.  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from, this

 

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South Africa Approves New IP Policy, With Guidance From UN Agencies

http://www.ip-watch.org/2018/05/27/south-africa-approves-new-ip-policy-guidance-un-agencies/

Copyright & A2K Issues - 2 May 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.  If you would like to subscribe to or unsubscribe from to this newsletter, please email 

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Update on South African Copyright Reform: Fair Use Provision May Be Removed:  http://infojustice.org/archives/39877

Cautionary Tales About Collective Rights Organizations: http://infojustice.org/archives/39886

Copyright & A2K Issues - 29 March 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.  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from, this newsletter, please email 

Intellectual Property:

Facebook privacy settings revamped after scandal

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43557803

The Facebook Saga (Radio interview in South Africa)

https://omny.fm/shows/the-koketso-sachane-show/the-facebook-information-saga

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Canada on IPRs

Copyright & A2K Issues - 12 March 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.  If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter, please email 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

The great global rankings debate

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20180306114540487

Toward Successful Implementation of the Open Access Policy

http://bit.ly/2Gi0dJG

Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VNSU) Releases 2018-2020 Road Map to Open Access

http://bit.ly/2DjqJPO

Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 March 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.  If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter, please email 

 

Intellectual Property

SA Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 - Feedback

The Bill was on the agenda for discussion by the Portfolio Sub-Committee on Trade & Industry on 7 March 2018. It is on the agenda again for 14 March 2018.  The processing of the Bill will apparently continue well into mid-2018.  

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Association of Universities in the Netherlands launches 2018-2020 Road Map to Open Access

Copyright & A2K Issues - 26 February 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.  If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter, please email 

 

Intellectual Property:

R2.1bn copyright claim against SA Government Communication Information System (GCIS) over Madiba image

https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/r21bn-copyright-claim-over-madiba-image-20180225-2

Internet rages after Google removes “view image” button, bowing to Getty

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