Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 December 2016 (Pt 1)

 

Intellectual Property:

Post-Brexit trade deals offer 'no guarantee' for copyright

http://www.intellectualpropertymagazine.com/copyright/post-brexit-trade-deals-offer-no-guarantee-for-copyright-120998.htm

Human Rights and Encryption

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0024/002465/246527e.pdf

 

Traditional Knowledge (South Africa):

SA Parliament invites comments on Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of IKS Bill (South Africa) (1 December 2016)  - Closing date  for submissions - 15 December 2016 - see: http://www.parliament.gov.za/live/commonrepository/Processed/20160415/615036_1.pdf

Looming Traditional Knowledge Bill (South Africa)

http://afro-ip.blogspot.co.za/2016/12/looming-traditional-knowledge-bill.html

 

Access for Persons with Disabilities:

European Commission (Almost) Does the Right Thing on Marrakesh

http://www.ifla.org/files/assets/clm/position_papers/eu_marrakesh_ratification_-_libraries_respond.pdf

How Can African Countries Benefit from the Marrakesh Treaty?

http://www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/africa/en/wipo_ipr_kla_15/wipo_ipr_kla_15_t_3_b.pdf

 

 

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