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The Value of Fair Use for South Africa

THE VALUE OF FAIR USE FOR SOUTH AFRICA

FRIDAY 21 JULY 2017, 10h00 – 13h30, CHALSTY SEMINAR ROOM

The role of copyright and user rights in promoting social and economic progress in South Africa

The Mandela Institute in collaboration with Google, Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI), and the American University Washington College of Law will host a roundtable discussion on the second version of the Copyright Act Amendment Bill ahead of its scheduled August Parliamentary hearings.

The roundtable will feature an opening address by Mr MacDonald Netshitenzhe, Acting Deputy Director General, dti and a presentation of recent empirical research by Sean Flynn, American University Washington College of Law. Comment will be provided by Dr Malebakeng Forere, Wits School of Law, Professor Coenraad Visser, UNISA and Dr Tobias Schonwetter, UCT IP Unit.

The event will be followed by a networking lunch.

RSVP by 20 July by clicking here.

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