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WIPO Delegates Hear Concerns of NGOs on Exceptions for Libraries
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 19, 2014 last modified Dec 27, 2014 02:40 PM — filed under: , ,
As World Intellectual Property Organization member states launched into discussions on exceptions and limitations to copyright for the benefit of libraries and archives this week, non-governmental organisations were given the opportunity to present their views on the issue. They delivered vibrant, sometimes contradictory, statements on the opportunity for a treaty to preserve exceptions in the international copyright system.
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Blog Entry CIS Submission to the Expert Committee: Comment on the Broadening of Definitions in the Proposed Broadcast Treaty Compared to Other International Conventions
by Amulya Purushothama and Nehaa Chaudhari published Dec 11, 2014 last modified Sep 03, 2015 02:08 AM — filed under: , ,
This is a submission made by Nehaa Chaudhari on behalf of the Centre for Internet and Society to the Expert Committee on the Broadcast Treaty constituted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. This submission compares the definitions of various terms in the Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations that is being deliberated at WIPO's SCCR at the moment, and definitions for these terms that are already present in existing international instruments.
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The Broadcasting Treaty: A Solution in Search of a Problem?
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 10, 2014 last modified Jan 09, 2015 02:31 AM — filed under: ,
Nehaa Chaudhari was one of the speakers at this side event held on December 10, 2014.
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Blog Entry 25th Session of the WIPO SCP: Statement on Future work
by Rohini Lakshané published Dec 16, 2016 — filed under: ,
Rohini Lakshané, attending the 25th session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP) held in Geneva from December 12, 2016 to December 15, 2016, made this statement on Agenda Item #12, "Future Work".
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Blog Entry WIPO SCCR 41: Statement by CIS on Limitations and Exceptions Agenda Item
by Anubha Sinha published Jun 29, 2021 last modified Jun 29, 2021 01:20 PM — filed under: , ,
Anubha Sinha delivered a statement on behalf of CIS, on day 2 of the 41st WIPO SCCR session, on the limitations and exceptions agenda item.
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Blog Entry WIPO SCCR 41: Notes from Day 2
by Anubha Sinha published Jul 07, 2021 last modified Jul 08, 2021 02:55 PM — filed under: , ,
Member states delivered opening statements and deliberated on the scope, direction, and progress of work on the limitations and exceptions agenda. This blog post summarises positions and contentions around: 1) Information Session on impact COVID 2) Creating a binding limitations and exceptions international instrument 3) Work Plan under the L&E agenda 4) Conducting regional consultations as per the report on regional seminars and international conference on limitations and exceptions.
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Blog Entry 36th SCCR: CIS Statement on the Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations
by Anubha Sinha published May 28, 2018 — filed under: ,
Anubha Sinha, attending the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from May 28, 2018 to June 1, 2018, made this statement on the Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations on behalf of CIS on Day 1, May 28.
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Blog Entry 36th SCCR: CIS Statement on Limitations and Exceptions Agenda
by Anubha Sinha published May 31, 2018 last modified May 31, 2018 09:43 AM — filed under: , ,
Anubha Sinha, attending the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from May 28, 2018 to June 1, 2018, made this statement on the Limitations and Exceptions agenda on behalf of CIS on Day 3, May 30.
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Blog Entry 36th SCCR: CIS Statement on the Draft Action Plan for Libraries, Archives and Museums
by Anubha Sinha published May 31, 2018 last modified May 31, 2018 09:47 AM — filed under: , ,
Anubha Sinha, attending the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (“SCCR”) at Geneva from May 28, 2018 to June 1, 2018, made this statement on the Draft Action Plan on advancing limitations and exceptions for libraries, archives and Museums on behalf of CIS on Day 3, May 30.
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Blog Entry WIPO SCCR 41: Notes from Day 3 and Day 4
by Anubha Sinha published Jul 07, 2021 last modified Jul 08, 2021 02:51 PM — filed under: , , ,
Day 3 and 4 saw the presentation of four studies conducted by external experts on music markets in various regions in the world and one study on rights of stage directors of theatrical productions. Day 4 saw member states sharing their positions on a proposal for creation of two rights 1) rights of stage directors of stage productions and 2) public lending right. The Chair also presented the draft summary of the session upon its conclusion, on Day 4. This blog post shares the specific text under the broadcasting and limitations and exceptions agenda items, relevant from an access to knowledge perspective.
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