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Copyright & A2K Issues - 1 September 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

Berne Notification No. 267 - Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works - Declaration by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/notifications/berne/treaty_berne_267.html

Protecting the IP on your website

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 26 August 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

Copyright case heading to court (South Africa)

http://today.moneyweb.co.za/article.php?id=771128&cid=2014-08-26#.U_w-NE_lqHt

China Solicits Public Comments on Copyright Law (Draft Revision for Review)

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 22 August 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

United States: Judge Posner Solves Sherlock Holmes Copyright Case

http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/334726/Copyright/Judge+Posner+Solves+Sherlock+Holmes+Copyright+Case

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Nature Communications data shows open access articles have more views and downloads

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 22 August 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

United States: Judge Posner Solves Sherlock Holmes Copyright Case

http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/334726/Copyright/Judge+Posner+Solves+Sherlock+Holmes+Copyright+Case

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Nature Communications data shows open access articles have more views and downloads

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 12 August 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

South Africa: The DTI Budget Vote Address delivered by Dr. Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry, 22 July 2014 (see mention of plans for copyright amendments)

http://www.dti.gov.za/delegationspeechdetail.jsp?id=3083

Namibia To Regulate Access To Genetic Resources

http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v7/wn/newsworld.php?id=1058504

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 12 August 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

The DTI Budget Vote Address delivered by Dr. Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry, 22 July 2014 (see mention of plans for copyright amendments)

http://www.dti.gov.za/delegationspeechdetail.jsp?id=3083

Namibia To Regulate Access To Genetic Resources

http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v7/wn/newsworld.php?id=1058504

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Legal Deposit in South Africa

 

What is Legal Deposit in South Africa?

In line with international practice, the South African Government requires all publishers/producers of publications (including audio-visual productions) to deposit a certain number of copies of each of their published documents in designated legal deposit libraries in South Africa.

The current Legal Deposit Act, No. 54 of 1997 was promulgated on 1 July 1998.

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