[A2k] First China ‘Fair Use Week’ a success

Teresa Hackett teresa.hackett at eifl.net
Thu Jun 9 09:52:10 PDT 2016

 China’s first ‘Fair Use Week’ attracts over 100 participants

China’s first ‘Fair Use Week’ took place in Beijing City on 19-20 May 2016
with the theme ‘Copyright issues in information services’. The event was
co-organized by the Library of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (LCAS),
EIFL’s partner, and is one of four library-organized events in China in

Fair use is an example of a flexible copyright exception that is currently
stimulating interest among academics and policy-makers around the world.

The two-day event in Beijing was attended by more than 100 librarians,
researchers and publishers, as well as the general public, who participated
in four public lectures and interactive roundtable forums each day.

EIFL was pleased to provide advice on the programme for China Fair Use
Week, which encourages discussion of how copyright law can keep up-to-date
with new technologies and new ways of creating and sharing information.

Read more: http://www.eifl.net/news/first-china-fair-use-week-success

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