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IAF supports Australian Society of Authors’ response to concerning IP Report

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) has made a submission to the Australian Government Productivity Commission responding to its draft report on Intellectual Property Arrangements, which has been supported by a letter from the International Authors Forum. Download the submission here. The ASA opposes the Productivity Commission’s draft recommendations relating to: the introduction of “fair use” the repealing of parallel importation rules …

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The Writers’ Union of Canada Launches #WhyWritersMatter Campaign

In conjunction with the inaugural Canadian Writers’ Summit taking place June 15-19, 2016 at Harbourfront in Toronto, The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is launching its #WhyWritersMatter Campaign. Canadian writers play an essential and pivotal role in every aspect of our lives. The #WhyWritersMatter Campaign is designed to remind us of the value and importance of writers, and the role …

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