Blogs

Copyright & A2K Issues - 31 October 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

Contracting Parties - Marrakesh VIP Treaty (Treaty not yet in force)

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

Patents next in line in the property rights grab (South Africa)

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 30 October 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

About That Copyright Exception for Political Advertising … Never Mind (Canada)

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2014/10/copyright-exception-political-advertising-never-mind/

Isn’t Fair Dealing Enough – Government Considering Copyright Exception to Cover Political Advertising (Canada)

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Celebrating International Open Access Week (20-26 October 2014)

 

Celebrate International Open Access Week (20-26 October 2014).  Use Open access and Open Educational Resources instead of copyright material for research, teaching and study purposes, where possible, to avoid having to apply for permission or pay high copyright fees.

 

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 October 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

Libraries Are Champions for Academic Freedom and Balanced Copyright

http://www.arl.org/storage/documents/infographic-academic-freedom-balanced-copyright-full-size-2014.pdf

Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Paulo Coelho Tells Publishers 'Don't Be Greedy'

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 19 September 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

What is diligent search when wishing to use an orphan work?

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/orphan-works-diligent-search-guidance-for-applicants

Motivating Namibia's new IP legislation - Prof Ruth Okediji

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 17 September 2014

 

Intellectual Property
Libraries may digitize books without permission, EU top court rules

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2606132/libraries-may-digitize-books-without-permission-eu-top-court-rules.html

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication

Open Access explained

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 16 September 2014

 

Intellectual Property

Copyright Protection of Monkey Selfies and Other Non-Human Works (Canada)

http://www.mondaq.com/canada/x/338492/Copyright/Copyright+Protection+of+Monkey+Selfies+and+Other+NonHuman+Works

Stripes, open peer review and ‘copyright as a form of censorship’

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