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International treaty to make books accessible to the blind
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 21, 2012 — filed under: , ,
It would make it legal to send accessible books across borders.
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Is the WIPO Treaty for Broadcasters Moving Forward at SCCR 27?
by Prasad Krishna published May 02, 2014 last modified May 02, 2014 11:58 AM — filed under: ,
The WIPO treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organization: The Way Forward?
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Maher Reports on WIPO Copyright Deliberations
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 03, 2014 — filed under: ,
SAA Past President and IPWG member William Maher represented the views of American archivists as a permanent observer at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights meeting, December 16-20.
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Blog Entry National IPR Policy Series : India's National IPR Policy - What Would WIPO Think?
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Jun 20, 2015 last modified Jul 02, 2015 05:47 PM — filed under: , ,
As part of the National IPR Policy Series, CIS is evaluating how India's National IPR Policy framework and process holds up to WIPO's suggestions. In this note, Varun Baliga and Nehaa Chaudhari examine in particular, the functioning of the IPR Think Tank and the first draft of the National Policy in light of the WIPO framework and the principles it encapsulates.
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Blog Entry NGO Profile: Knowledge Ecology International
by Puneeth Nagaraj published Mar 11, 2014 — filed under: ,
As CIS’ observer in Geneva, I will be profiling NGOs and other prominent actors at the WIPO. In the first in a series of blogs, I profile the work of Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) at the various International Organisations in Geneva.
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Blog Entry NGOs circulate letter at WIPO SCCR/36 raising serious concerns about draft Broadcasting Treaty
by Anubha Sinha published May 29, 2018 — filed under: ,
At the 36th Meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), negotiations on the Broadcasting Treaty continue - this time with a sense of urgency to present results of the 20 year negotiations to the UN General Assembly, scheduled in September this year. There remain long-pending issues within the Treaty, which have largely been ignored or weakly acknowledged by the Committee. In view of the threats that this Treaty poses to Access to Knowledge and the mission of educators, archivists, researchers, libraries and creators, NGOs at WIPO (including CIS) have circulated the letter below.
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Blog Entry Opening Comments by India on Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives at WIPO SCCR 28
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Jul 07, 2014 last modified Jul 21, 2014 05:55 PM — filed under: ,
This was the statement made by the Indian delegation at the 28th session of the World Intellectual Property Organization Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights on July 2, 2014.
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Blog Entry Primer on the Treaty for the Visually Impaired
by Pranesh Prakash published Jun 25, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
In this primer, Pranesh Prakash and Puneeth Nagaraj explain what effects a WIPO Treaty for the Visually Impaired can have and who's opposing it.
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Blog Entry Report of the 30th Session of the WIPO SCCR by the Centre for Internet & Society
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Mar 23, 2016 last modified Apr 04, 2016 02:39 PM — filed under: , , ,
This report was edited by Nehaa Chaudhari, Programme Officer; compiled with assistance from Nisha S.K., Administrator, and, Aarushi Bansal, Amulya P., and Saahil Dama, interns.
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Blog Entry Report on the WIPO Director General’s Meeting with NGO’s
by Puneeth Nagaraj published Apr 30, 2014 — filed under: ,
The Director General’s meeting with NGO’s was held on March 25, 2014. This is an annual meeting where accredited NGO’s have an opportunity to have a one on one discussion with the Director General on issues that concern them.
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