Blogs

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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Copyright & A2K Issues - 1 August 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

South Centre IP Negotiations Monitor (Issue 9)

http://www.southcentre.int/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/IPMonitor9_EN.pdf

Public Roundtable Panel Discussion on Green Paper on Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy (USA)

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 31 July 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

Have Europeans Become Less Exhausted After Recent Copyright Decision?

http://www.iposgoode.ca/2014/06/have-europeans-become-less-exhausted-after-recent-copyright-decision/

 

Publishers’ copyright policies and institutional repositories:

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 29 July 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

Global Innovation Index 2014 – The Human Factor in Innovation

http://www.wipo.int/econ_stat/en/economics/gii/

Intellectual Property in the Multilateral Agreement on Investment: Lessons to be Learned

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 28 July 2014

 

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