‘ACTA & Access to Learning Materials in Morocco: An Examination of How ACTA Impacts the Creation of a Moroccan Orphan Works Regime’

PIJIP Research paper series, no. 2012-01, 2012

Posted: 17 Apr 2016

Date Written: April 4, 2016

Abstract

This paper briefly examines the current regime of copyright law in Morocco and seeks to examine the status of orphan works in Morocco, in lieu its membership as the sole African country in the recently signed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). The paper concludes that Morocco can, and ought to, enact exceptions and limitations that facilitate meaningful access to orphan works in both analogue and digital formats

Keywords: Access to knowledge, copyright law, orphan work, Morocco

Suggested Citation

Ncube, Caroline B., ‘ACTA & Access to Learning Materials in Morocco: An Examination of How ACTA Impacts the Creation of a Moroccan Orphan Works Regime’ (April 4, 2016). PIJIP Research paper series, no. 2012-01, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2758588

Caroline B. Ncube (Contact Author)

University of Cape Town ( email )

Private Bag
Rondebosch 7701
South Africa

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