Meldung zur Absage des für Anfang April geplanten Africa Intellectual Property Forum durch die World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) nach "Kritik hinsichtlich Transparenz und Beteiligung von Vertretern aller interessierten Gruppen" .
Armstrong, C.; De Beer, J.; Kawooya, D.; Prabhala, A.; Schonwetter, T.
The emergence of the Internet and the digital world has changed the way people access, produce and share information and knowledge. Yet people in Africa face challenges in accessing scholarly publications, journals and learning materials in general. At the heart of these challenges, and solutions to them, is copyright, the branch of intellectual property rights that covers written and related works. Weiterlesen
"This book, with a forward by Professor Andre Lucas, is one of the few to have filled the void in the area of copyright in Africa. Beyond a comparative analysis, the work also offers a synthesis on the topic from an African viewpoint, which it then sets back into a regional and international context by analyzing Annex VII of the Bangui Agreement (of the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI)) as well as international copyright conventions. Weiterlesen
Armstrong, Chris; de Beer, Jeremy; Kawooya, Dick; Schonwetter, Tobias
"This book gives the reader an understanding of the legal and practical constraints posed by copyright for access to learning materials in Africa, and identifies the relevant lessons, best policies and best practices that would broaden and deepen this access."