Educational publishers from around the world showed delegates at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today how copyright has enabled them to invest in the digital technology that is shaping the future of school-age learning.
The IPA was among 400 donors of more than €16,000 raised in four days to fund full-page solidarity ads in Turkish news media expressing unity with the country’s oppressed writers, publishers, journalists and academics ahead of a crucial constitutional referendum, on April 16.
The IPA and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) have fired the starting gun on an unprecedented world publishing survey, which will deliver the first ever detailed map of the industry in a broad-reaching and comprehensive yearly statistical report.
The IPA has today released its new Global Book Fair Report, the annual compendium of world book fairs that complements the IPA International Book Fair Calendar and provides insider insights and interviews with the people behind the events.
The 2017 presentation of the IPA Prix Voltaire will return to the Göteborg Book Fair, Sweden, 11 years after the first ‘IPA Freedom Prize’ was awarded to Iranian publisher Shalah Lahiji, in September 2006.
A group of leading civil society and freedom of expression advocates – the IPA among them – held its second gathering Sunday (26 March) to discuss ways that NGOs and other civil society actors can pool ideas and efforts to bring positive change where it is needed.
Tbilisi 30 March 2017 – Childhood literacy in Georgia will be a primary casualty of a well-meaning but destructive free schoolbook law that has handed the government control of all textbook production and stripped publishers and authors of their intellectual property rights, the IPA warned today.
No one expected US judge Pierre Leval or preeminent American copyright lawyer Jon Baumgarten – respective champions of the ‘for’ and ‘against’ camps in the global US-style ‘fair use’ conversation – to give ground when they squared up this month at the 2017 Charles Clark Memorial Lecture, delivered in an experimental debate-format.
The International Publishers Association (IPA) has released a comprehensive guide to help world publishers better understand their responsibilities under the Marrakesh Treaty for visually impaired and other print disabled people who are unable to use standard format books.