‘Governments need to be convinced that the scourge of piracy is a problem for them and for their countries’ evolving economies,” IPA’s José Borghino tells the Arab Publishers Association’s conference in Tunisia.
In its World Intellectual Property Day statement, the International Publishers Association warns against ‘a pretext of emergency access.’
The 33rd International Publishers Congress of the International Publishers Association, originally set for May 2020, has been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Extending its regional partnerships to Latin America and the Caribbean, the International Publishers Association signs a new agreement with UNESCO’s CERLALC.
Seated at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the International Publishers Association’s general assembly has approved developments in its member-organizations list.
Limited discretionary spending, censorship, piracy, and weak public policy challange the Arab world’s book industry, says Jordanian publisher Fathi Al Biss.
At the IPA Amman seminar, OverDrive’s Steven Rosato will stress that in moving to a digital library ecosystem, ‘It’s the publishers who must take the leap.’
‘Her Majesty Queen Rania is a leading voice in the region,’ says Bodour Al Qasimi, whose patronage adds impact to the IPA’s coming seminar in Amman.
As the IPA plans for its Morocco seminar, it has new backing from the African Publishers Network and Association for the Development of Education in Africa.
The head of Malawi’s copyright agency, Dora Salamba, says the public doesn’t understand the damages that piracy can do to rights holders.