Denise Nicholson's Newsletters

Copyright & A2K Issues - 23 June 2016

 

WITS UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES 3 MOOCS on 23 JUNE 2016 - FIRST AFRICAN UNIVERSITY TO PARTNER WITH edX

WitsX - Free Online Courses from Wits University -

- System Dynamics for Health Sciences (Wits Biomedical Engineering)

- Research Methods: an Engineering Approach - (Wits Electrical and Information Engineering)

- Results-Based Project Management: Monitoring and Evaluation (Wits School of Governance) 

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 June 2016

 

Intellectual Property:

"Brexit" – Implications for IP owners and practitioners

http://www.olswang.com/articles/2016/04/brexit-implications-for-ip-owners-and-practitioners/

Growing Coalition Opposes California Exerting Copyright Over Public Records

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 3 June 2016

 

Intellectual Property:

On Trying Not to Worry About Piracy

http://intheopen.net/2016/06/on-trying-not-to-worry-about-piracy/

Fair Use is the Lifeblood of Academia

http://intheopen.net/2016/04/fair-use-is-the-lifeblood-of-academia/

Some facts about the Productivity Commission's Draft Report (Australia)

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 1 June 2016 (Part 2)

 

Intellectual Property:

Appeal Court Decision in Africa’s First Adword Case Provides Clarity

http://afro-ip.blogspot.co.za/

Uruguayan Rights Holders Seek to Roll Back Progressive Copyright Reform

http://infojustice.org/archives/36087

Re-Mixing Protected by Freedom of Arts Fundamental Rights, German Court Rules

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 1 June 2016 (Part 1)

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

In dramatic statement, European leaders call for ‘immediate’ open access to all scientific papers by 2020

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/05/dramatic-statement-european-leaders-call-immediate-open-access-all-scientific-papers

This renowned mathematician is bent on proving academic journals can cost nothing

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 25 May 2016

 

Intellectual Property:

United States: Can You Make An Infringement Claim Over Thumbnail Images?

http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=492892&email_access=on

United States: The Internet Archive Wayback Machine: A Useful IP Litigation Tool, But Is It Admissible?

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Legal Deposit in South Africa - 23 May 2016

 

CORRECTION:

Apologies for the incorrect information given about the SANB information sheet in our newsletter of 17 May 2016 and for any inconvenience caused.  

The correct procedure for publishers to deposit material in legal deposit libraries is as follows:-

 

A.  National Library of South Africa (NLSA), Pretoria:

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 May 2016

 

Intellectual Property:

What happened at WIPO’s copyright committee 2016?

http://eifl.net/news/what-happened-wipos-copyright-committee

4 approaches for teachers on how to work with copyright in the classroom

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