This blog piece is a continuation of the previous post on the ARIPO Model Law on Copyright and the Draft Nigerian Copyright Bill (please see last week post here). The present post will address the five remaining topics as itemized below.
This blog post will review the ARIPO Model Law on Copyright and Related Rights against the standards proposed in the Draft Nigerian Copyright Bill. Though Nigeria is currently not a member state of ARIPO, its observer status in the organization makes this comparison a worthwhile
Me and my colleague, István Harkai, have the privilege to participate in the ambitious H2020 “reCreating Europe” project. The project will last for 3 years (2020-2022), and it aims to focus on the pre- and post-CDSM landscape of (digital) copyright law of the European Union.
Simultaneously with other book review from the end of 2019, I completed another piece on Hannibal Travis’ Copyright Class Struggle – Creative Economies in a Social Media Age. This was a highly interesting book – and it is available on the website of the JIPLP.
I had the privilege to review Brigitte Lindner’s and Ted Shapiro’s edited volume (Copyright in the Information Society – A Guide to National Implementation of the European Directive). My review is going to be published by the JIPLP soon.
On behalf of the organizers, I am happy to announce that the Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory (University of Szeged, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences) will host the 5th annual Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights in Szeged (WIPS) on May 4-5, 2020