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25 October 2019

The African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) Model Law on Copyright and Related Rights

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1 October 2019

Kenya amends its Copyright Act to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty and address a myriad of other issues

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17 September 2019

Who owns copyright in Uganda’s National Anthem?

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5 September 2019

Can Africa’s trade agreements handle regional integration?

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21 August 2019

Screenplay litigation in Nigeria: Missed opportunities in Raconteur Productions Limited v Dioni Visions Entertainment Limited and Others

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31 July 2019

Beyond exclusion of pharmaceutical products from patentable subject matter as a solution to limited access to medicines in Africa

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3 June 2019

Will Marvel Studios Face Copyright Infringement Claim For Using Ghanaian Kente Designs In The Black Panther Movie?'

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26 May 2019

Obituary piracy and what it means for copyright’

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14 May 2019

The Agreement on African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) - Protocol on IP’

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5 April 2019

Access to Copyright Protected Works by Persons with Disabilities – Thoughts on the WIPO SCCR Scoping Study’

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5 April 2019

The proposed fair use exception under South Africa’s Copyright Amendment Bill’

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February 2019

Dutch court rules that patents based on Ethiopian Teff flour lack inventiveness - Ancientgrain BV and Bakels Senior NV’

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February 2019

Exploiting arrangements of traditional (gospel or folk) music in South Africa’

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14 January 2019

Technicalities in copyright litigation in Nigeria: MCSN v Compact Disc Technology’

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11 October 2018

Intellectual property and crime: The Nigerian Copyright Commission files criminal charges against a music collecting society’

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13 August 2018

Adeokin Records v Music Copyright Society of Nigeria: No CMO licence required for an exclusive licensee of copyright to enforce its licence’

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9 August 2018

Trademark infringement in Nigeria: What is “use in the course of trade”?

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14 January 2019

Open Educational Resources – a Nigerian perspective ‘ (Afro-IP, 13 June 2013)

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