Regional Copyright Legislation

 

Africa

Bangui Agreement on Intellectual Property

http://www.droit-afrique.com/images/textes/Afrique/OAPI/OAPI_Accord_de_Bangui_revise.pdf

http://www.wipo.int/edocs/lexdocs/treaties/fr/oa002/trt_reg_oa002_2.pdf

Here is some information on it:

TK/Folklore Africa

http://www.wipo.int/wipolex/en/other_treaties/text.jsp?file_id=201022

 

Americas

El Centro Regional para el Fomento del Libro en América Latina y el Caribe (CERLALC) database on regional copyright legislation (Derecho de Autor Regional, DAR)

Includes legislation on copyright of the 21 countries in membership of the organisation. The database also includes the most important related jurisprudence. It is an open for the public initiative: 

Europe

Copyright

EU Copyright Directive

http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/copyright/copyright-infso/index_en.htm

Officially, Directive 2001/29/EC on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society, also known as theInformation Society Directiveor theInfoSoc Directive. It is adirectiveof theEuropean Unionenacted to implement theWIPO Copyright Treatyand to harmonise aspects of copyright law across Europe, such as copyright exceptions.

Other relevant legislation

E-Commerce

http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/e-commerce/directive/index_en.htm