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Wednesday, December 11 • 16:00 - 17:30
User Rights/Openness/Enforcement Tracks: Conceptualising Users' Rights: Copyright, Open Access and Enforcement in Dialogue

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Conceptualising Users' Rights: Copyright, Open Access and Enforcement in Dialogue

Leading thinkers comment on the strategic and conceptual linkages between users rights campaigns being waged in copyright reform, in promoting open access policies and in resisting the global enforcement agenda. How are open models (either voluntary or prescribed) a useful parallel tool to expansion of limitations and exceptions in copyright to achieve similar legal reform goals? Where are open reforms and copyright reforms moving together? How will the Creative Commons (CC) policy change alter the work of CC affiliates? How are users advocates framing their resistance to the enforcement agenda in users rights terms and achieving similar goals through such advocacy?

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Moderators
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Sean Flynn

Sean Flynn teaches courses on the intersection of intellectual property, trade law, and human rights and is the Associate Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP), Washington College of Law (WCL), American University. At PIJIP, Professor Flynn... Read More →

Speakers
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Delia Browne

National Copyright Director, National Copyright Unit
Delia joined the CC Board of Directors in 2018. She is a highly respected copyright lawyer and policy advocate who leads the National Copyright Unit (NCU) providing specialist copyright advice to Australian Schools and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutes with a focus... Read More →
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Niva Elkin-Koren

Niva Elkin-Koren is the founding director of the Haifa Center for Law & Technology (HCLT) and the former dean of the University of Haifa Faculty of Law. Her research focuses on the legal institutions that facilitate private and public control over the production and dissemination... Read More →
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Caroline Ncube

Dr Caroline Ncube is an Associate Professor, and Deputy Director of the IP Unit, in the Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town (UCT), and lectures in the Master of IP programme of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) and African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation... Read More →
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Alek Tarkowski

Public Lead, Creative Commons Poland
I am the founder and president of Centrum Cyfrowe, a think-and-do-tank building a digital civic society in Poland. I am a member of the Creative Commons Board of Directors and co-founder of Creative Commons POland. For the last several years, I have been actively working on copyright... Read More →



Wednesday December 11, 2013 16:00 - 17:30 SAST
Exhibition Hall