n Without Prejudice - The acid test : intellectual property

Volume 15, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1681-178X


In the article published in without prejudice in September (DTI dishes up a hopeless curate's egg - p 46) and on the Stellenbosch University website (http://blogs.sun.ac.za/iplaw/2015/08/24/unscramblingthe- curates-egg-full-review-of-the-copyright-amendment- bill/), the Copyright Amendment Bill published in Government Gazette (39028, 27 July, 2915), was described as a curate's egg. The view was expressed that the Bill could not be cured by piecemeal amendments, and that it was necessary to go back to the beginning, decide rationally what is actually wanted and warranted, and then re-draft it afresh. We stand by and reiterate this view.

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