What Future for Copyright in Canada Flyer

On 31 May, Previous IPA President, Hugo Setzer, spoke at a hybrid conference organized by the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in Ottawa, Canada. Entitled ‘The Future of Copyright in Canada’ the conference focused on the ongoing fall out from the 2012 amendments to the Canadian Copyright Act.

Charles Clark Memorial Lecture Flyer featuring Professor Mark D. Cole

The 2022 Charles Clark Memorial Lecture was the closing event at this year’s altered but well-attended London Book Fair at Olympia London. The annual Memorial Lecture, and Book Fair highlight, celebrates and remembers the achievements of Charles Clark who was a publisher, lawyer, and eminent authority on copyright law.

Logo Composite Kenya Publishers Association and IPA

The International Publishers Association (IPA) stands alongside the Kenya Publishers Association (KPA) in being extremely concerned by the current form of the Copyright Reform Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 44 of 2021) which passed its second reading last week and seems set to be adopted at third reading later this week. As it stands, the Bill is unacceptable and is an inexplicable step backwards for Kenya's copyright policy.

Composite of the logos of the Association of American Publishers, the Publishers Association (UK), and the Federation of European Publishers

Copyright exhaustion, eLending and the future of platform responsibility in the EU have all been in the news this last month. We have a quick look at the stories and reactions.

ACP Logo

IPA Secretary General, José Borghino, spoke to over a hundred Canadian publishers on 27 January, during the ‘Copyright Roundup’ session of the annual Mid-Winter Meeting organized by one of the IPA’s three Canadian members, the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP). IPA’s other two members are the Canadian Publishers’ Council (CPC) and the Association Nationale des Editeurs de Livres (ANEL).

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