In Canada’s long struggle over copyright protection and ‘fair dealing,’ Access Copyright responds to the education sector’s lawsuit, while the Parliamentary review of the Copyright Moderniztion Act is ongoing.
In stating its support for two years of discussion, the International Publishers Association at WIPO’s semiannual committee meetings signaled its stance on international copyright exceptions in education.
Jessica Sänger of the German Publishers and Booksellers Association goes over the European Parliament’s action last week that put the Single Digital Market’s copyright directive into reconsideration.
Shortly after the Federation of European Publishers met to hold its officers’ elections, the European Parliament has rejected a copyright framework measure the federation has supported. Another vote will occur in September.
The Association of Canadian Publishers welcomes the settlement in French-language Canada, as the country’s 2012 Copyright Modernization Act’s parliamentary review is ongoing.
‘Good public policy,’ the Association of American Publishers says at BookExpo, includes “good copyright policy.’ And the Authors Guild is producing a new, major survey of authors’ earnings.
Calling it ‘a truly essential organization for making our marketplace work,’ Canadian publishers honor the Access Copyright revenue collection agency, which is in the middle of a dispute with the education sector.
‘My colleagues and I are suffering real-time damage triggered by this act.’ Glenn Rollans and Kate Edwards of the Association of Canadian Publishers, along with John Degen of the Writers’ Union, testify in hearings on the Copyright Modernization Act.
At the first IPA seminar in Nigeria on regional issues in African publishing, attendees are assured, ‘In a globalized world, almost none of our challenges exists in isolation.’
In some of the most pointed commentary yet on the crisis created by the 2012 Copyright Modernization Act, the International Publishers Association testifies that Canada is ‘internationally an outlier’ for failing to protect intellectual property.