Thursday, 27 August 2009

BA A2K Newsletter Available

The Access to Knowledege Newsletter put out by Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt is now available online here.  The August edition features links to important IP papers that have been translated into Arabic, feature articles from the A2K toolkit and a Draft Law on Copyright by eIFL-IP (Electronic Information for Libraries).  The newsletter also includes information about upcoming events on: Intellectual Property Rights and Development in September and Copyright Protection in the Digital Age at the end of September.  Readers can also find information on ACTA and climate change.

[Note: a few of the links in the pdf newsletter do not work.  Here are corrected links.

eIFL-IP Draft Law on Copyright: http://www.eifl.net/cps/sections/docs/ip_docs/draft-law

Creative Commons article: http://www.bibalex.org/a2k/attachments/references/reffilen0hjhc55jmfbcket5l0k1rzr.pdf page 74

From TRIPS-minus to TRIPS to TRIPS-plus: Implications of IPRs for the Arab World (in Arabic): http://www.bibalex.org/a2k/attachments/TranslatedMaterials/TMfileiejcmpqw5gnmeafgpcez5gyw.pdf (the link is correct but does not connect from the pdf; requires cutting and pasting)

Dr. Mohammed El Said’s Biography: http://www.uclan.ac.uk/ahss/research/rae2008/lancashire_law_school/mohammed_el_said.php

Damages, Injunctions and Transparency Key Issues in ACTA negotiations: http://www.keionline.org/blogs/2009/06/15/thoughts-acta-negotiations/]

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