Copyright & A2K Issues - 31 March 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Copyright & Related Issues

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues

Debate rages over controversial copyright standard for the web

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2126513-debate-rages-over-controversial-copyright-standard-for-the-web/

DU Photocopy Case: Publishers end the protracted legal battle

http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=bb41f1ab-d0b8-4706-8b7b-87342c645351

If you publish Georgia’s state laws, you’ll get sued for copyright and lose

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/03/public-records-activist-violated-copyright-by-publishing-georgia-legal-code-online/

The House just passed two bills that would stifle science at the EPA

http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/3/30/15112704/transparency-epa-bills-not

Deciphering the U.S. NAFTA Digital Demands. Part One – Intellectual Property

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2017/03/deciphering-u-s-nafta-digital-demands-part-one-intellectual-property/

GS Media and its Implications for the Construction of the Right of Communication to the Public within EU Copyright Architecture

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2943040

 

Traditional Knowledge and IP

WIPO supports Sri Lanka’s legislation on Traditional Knowledge

http://www.lankabusinessonline.com/wipo-supports-sri-lankas-legislation-on-traditional-knowledge/

Resources on TK and IP

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/TraditionalKnowledge

 

Conference Alerts:

Creative Commons 2017 Global Summit: Sharing and the Commons: What’s Next

April 28-30, 2017, Delta Toronto

https://summit.creativecommons.org/

SANLiC 2017 Conference

23 – 25 May 2017, Durban, South Africa

https://sanlic.org.za/sanlic-2017-conference/

 

51th ZimLA Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting - Theme: Libraries in the National Development Agenda: Repositioning libraries for sustainable development

3-7 July, 2017 – Gweru, Zimbabwe

http://zimla.org.zw/zimlaconference

 

South African Society of Archivists 2017 Annual Conference: “ Archives, records and innovation in the digital era”

4-6 July 2017 – Cape Town, South Africa

http://www.saarchivist.co.za/22-slideshow/14-2016-conference

 

Preservation Conservation Conference: Theme: Preservation Conservation of South Africa’s Documentary / Heritage Collections

26-28 September 2017 – Durban, South Africa

http://library.ukzn.ac.za/Libraries/pdf_library/UKZN_Special_Coll_PreCon_Conf_26-28_September_2017_doc.sflb.ashx

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