Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 June 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Study Shows Fair Use Industries Make Up One Sixth Of The Economy

http://www.ccianet.org/2017/06/study-shows-fair-use-industries-make-up-one-sixth-of-the-economy/

Taiwan’s Current Intellectual Property Rights Challenges

https://topics.amcham.com.tw/2017/06/taiwans-current-intellectual-property-rights-challenges/

EFF to USTR: IP Doesn’t Belong in NAFTA. For the Rest, Talk To Us.

http://infojustice.org/archives/38289

Uganda: Artists Seek Huge Pay for Copyright

http://allafrica.com/stories/201706070841.html

Challenges of the Intellectual Property Rights Activist In Nigeria, By Ituru Oghenerukevwe

http://opinion.premiumtimesng.com/2017/06/11/challenges-of-the-intellectual-property-rights-activist-in-nigeria-by-ituru-oghenerukevwe/

BREAKING: CJEU says that site like The Pirate Bay makes acts of communication to the public

http://ipkitten.blogspot.co.za/2017/06/breaking-cjeu-says-that-site-like.html

Is there copyright in the taste of a cheese? Sensory copyright finally makes its way to CJEU

http://ipkitten.blogspot.co.za/2017/05/is-there-copyright-in-taste-of-cheese.html

US Supreme Court Adopts International Exhaustion For Patents

http://infojustice.org/archives/38268

 

IP and Traditional Knowledge:

WIPO Seminar Looks At Protection Of Folklore

https://www.ip-watch.org/2017/06/12/wipo-seminar-looks-protection-folklore/

WIPO Members Consider Future Of Committee On Traditional Knowledge, Folklore

https://www.ip-watch.org/2017/06/12/wipo-members-consider-future-committee-traditional-knowledge-folklore/

Resources on TK and IP

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/TraditionalKnowledge/IP-TK

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Scholastica releases 1st customizable academic journal website templates for OA publishing

https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-06/s-sr1060917.php

Predatory Journals- what’s it all about?

http://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/librarymatters/2017/06/12/predatory-journals/

Critic of 'predatory' publishing returns with scathing message

http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/predatory-publishing-critic-returns-with-scathing-message

 

Access for Persons with Disabilities/Disorders

Resources for Persons who are Deafblind

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/deaf_and_hardofhearing/deafblind

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

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Resources_for_Blind_and_Visually-Impaired

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