Copyright & A2K Issues - 9 December 2013

 

Intellectual Property:

Candidates From Australia, Africa, Latin America, Europe To Vie For WIPO Director Seat

http://www.ip-watch.org/2013/12/06/candidates-from-australia-africa-latin-america-europe-to-vie-for-wipo-director-seat/?utm_source=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=alerts

Botswana joins Syria in Beijing sign up

http://the1709blog.blogspot.com/2013/12/botswana-joins-syria-in-beijing-sign-up.html

LETTER: Department stymies innovation (South Africa)

http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/letters/2013/12/03/letter-department-stymies-innovation

Public consultation on the EU copyright rules (document)

http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/consultations/2013/copyright-rules/docs/consultation-document_en.pdf

Cape Town Conference Highlights Innovation, IP And Public Interest

http://www.ip-watch.org/2013/12/08/cape-town-conference-highlights-innovation-ip-and-public-interest/?utm_source=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=alerts

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Will e-publishing help Africa switch on to reading?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25141849

The Artful Accidents of Google

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2013/12/the-art-of-google-book-scan.html

Defining OA: The Green Gold and Immediate Delayed Distinction

http://openaccess.eprints.org/index.php?/archives/1086-Defining-OA-The-GreenGold-and-ImmediateDelayed-Distinction.html

The Unstoppable Rise of Open Access

http://www.mpg.de/7644861/S002_Spotlight_006-007.pdf

Old Schools vs New School as Academic Publishers Brawl Over Web

http://news.cnet.com/8301-11386_3-57614855-76/old-school-vs-new-school-as-academic-publishers-brawl-over-web/