– “I’m with MCSK on this one, DJs need to pay to play” [Sunday Nation]

– “To Pay or not to Play?: The Role of DJs in Licensing of Copyright in Kenya” [DiaspoRadical]

– WIPO says Kenya doesn’t have any Technology and Innovation Support Centers [WIPO]

– The end of PAIPO? [Twitter]

– Supporting Local Innovation while Protecting Intellectual Property in Tech: A Kenyan Perspective [Shameless plug]

– Tanzania: Plant Variety Protection Bill Sails Through [AllAfrica]

– South Africa: Supreme Court of Appeal refuse Colors leave to appeal [FP]
NB: We’ve previously discussed this case here.

– Tanzania: Fast track cyber crime law, say stakeholders [IPPMedia]

– “Let’s re-examine African Union intellectual property stance” [Zimbabwe Independent]

– South Africa: Doogle vs Google? Tech giant issues company with letter of demand. [memeburn]

– “Ownership and going local” [ScreenAfrica]

– Zimbabwe: Royalties Haunt Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation [All Africa]

– “Safeguarding creations of the mind” – Strategic Intellectual Property Management Course by WIPO [BizCommunity]

– Best Inventions of the Year 2012 [TIME Magazine]

– “The Regulatory Turn in Intellectual Property” [SSRN]

This week in IP:

– 2nd Multistakeholder Conference on a draft National Intellectual Property Policy and Strategy taking place 19 – 20 November at Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate (KEPHIS) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. [Details]