Copyright Exceptions For Libraries Widespread, Study At WIPO Shows, But Disharmony Persists

« Nobody among members of the World Intellectual Property Organization disputes the importance of the public services provided by libraries and … Continuer la lecture de « Copyright Exceptions For Libraries Widespread, Study At WIPO Shows, But Disharmony Persists »

Draft Revision of the Library and Archives Exceptions in U.S. Copyright Law: Section 108

« The United States Copyright Office is inviting interested parties to discuss potential revisions relating to the library and archives exceptions … Continuer la lecture de « Draft Revision of the Library and Archives Exceptions in U.S. Copyright Law: Section 108 »

Libraries, Copyright and Creativity

« Libraries have been associated with creativity for almost as long as books themselves. Their function – promoting human progress by … Continuer la lecture de « Libraries, Copyright and Creativity »

OFE publishes High Level Policy Paper on text and data mining

« For the past months, OFE has been involved in an intensive research process regarding the various arguments and approaches relating … Continuer la lecture de « OFE publishes High Level Policy Paper on text and data mining »

Study on copyright limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives: updated and revised. prepared by Kenneth D. Crews, J.D., Ph.D (.pdf)

« This report is the third in a series of studies commissioned by the World Intellectual Property Organization on copyright exceptions … Continuer la lecture de « Study on copyright limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives: updated and revised. prepared by Kenneth D. Crews, J.D., Ph.D (.pdf) »

Licensing not the answer: IFLA seeks minimum exceptions at WIPO SCCR

« Next week, the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) will once … Continuer la lecture de « Licensing not the answer: IFLA seeks minimum exceptions at WIPO SCCR »

WIPO General Assembly Fails to Draw any Conclusions on Exceptions and Limitations

« The 46th General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organisation ended last night in Geneva with no agreement on a number of topics, … Continuer la lecture de « WIPO General Assembly Fails to Draw any Conclusions on Exceptions and Limitations »

European Commission Thinks Again on Copyright White Paper

« …The pause in the publication of the White Paper is good news for LIBER and LERU because it is an … Continuer la lecture de « European Commission Thinks Again on Copyright White Paper »

Libraries and archives leave international copyright discussions empty handed after countries again fail to reach agreement

« Discussions regarding an international copyright instrument for libraries and archives again collapsed inconclusively at the 28th meeting of the Standing Committee … Continuer la lecture de « Libraries and archives leave international copyright discussions empty handed after countries again fail to reach agreement »

The right to read is the right to mine: Text and data mining copyright exceptions introduced in the UK

« New copyright exceptions to text and data mining for non-commercial research have recently come into effect and this is welcome … Continuer la lecture de « The right to read is the right to mine: Text and data mining copyright exceptions introduced in the UK »

Libraries and archives prepare for tense copyright negotiations in Geneva

« Copyright negotiations commence once more in Geneva, Switzerland next week at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), where a proposed … Continuer la lecture de « Libraries and archives prepare for tense copyright negotiations in Geneva »

LIBER and LERU Oppose TDM Position in EPC’s Copyright Vision 2014

« LIBER and LERU (the League of European Research Universities) have released a letter which publicly states our opposition to the European Publishers Council’s … Continuer la lecture de « LIBER and LERU Oppose TDM Position in EPC’s Copyright Vision 2014 »

British Library welcomes new exceptions to copyright

« … The proposed changes, which are due to come into effect on 1 June, include:  – Making digital preservation of sound and … Continuer la lecture de « British Library welcomes new exceptions to copyright »