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Blog Entry Comment by CIS at ACE on Presentation on French Charter on the Fight against Cyber-Counterfeiting
by Pranesh Prakash published Dec 01, 2011 last modified Dec 01, 2011 11:59 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
The seventh session of the World Intellectual Property Organization's Advisory Committee on Enforcement is being held in Geneva on November 30 and December 1, 2011. Pranesh Prakash responded to a presentation by Prof. Pierre Sirinelli of the École de droit de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 on 'The French Charter on the Fight against Cyber-Counterfeiting of December 16, 2009' with this comment.
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Blog Entry Statement of CIS on the WIPO Broadcast Treaty at the 23rd SCCR
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 29, 2011 last modified Nov 30, 2011 06:55 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The twenty-third session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights is being held in Geneva from November 22, 2011 to December 2, 2011. Pranesh Prakash delivered this statement on a new proposal made by South Africa and Mexico (SCCR/23/6) on a treaty for broadcasters.
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Blog Entry Of Jesters, Clowns and Pranksters: YouTube and the Condition of Collaborative Authorship
by Nishant Shah published Nov 03, 2011 last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:24 AM — filed under: ,
The idea of a single author creating cinematic objects in a well-controlled scheme of support system and production/distribution infrastructure has been fundamentally challenged by the emergence of digital video sharing sites like YouTube, writes Nishant Shah in this peer reviewed essay published in the Journal of Moving Images, Number 8, December 2009.
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File Indian Copyright Act, 1957 (as amended by the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010)
by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 22, 2011 01:28 PM — filed under: ,
This is a version of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957, as it would appear if the Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010, were adopted in toto. This has been produced to aid commentators, and is not meant to serve any other purpose. Errors may remain in it, despite my best efforts. If you find any, please e-mail <[email protected]>. (Version 0.96 / Last updated: Friday, May 28, 2010)
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File Indian Copyright Act, 1957 (as amended by Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010)
by admin last modified Aug 24, 2011 06:58 AM — filed under: , ,
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File Right to Knowledge for Persons with Print Impairment: A Proposal to Amend the Indian Copyright Regime
by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 04, 2009 10:18 AM — filed under: ,
This re­search paper de­tails the need for an amend­ment of the pre­sent pro­vi­sions of Copy­right laws and help en­able the print im­paired gain ac­cess to pub­lished works. The paper was sub­mit­ted to the Min­istry of Human Re­source and De­vel­op­ment in Novem­ber to ap­praise it of the needs of the print dis­abled com­mu­ni­ty. The paper is up for pub­lic com­ments and we wel­come your feed­back for this on­go­ing cam­paign.
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Blog Entry Copyright Amendment Bill in Parliament
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Aug 30, 2011 — filed under: , ,
The Copyright Amendment Bill is expected to be presented in the Rajya Sabha by the Minister for Human Resource and Development, Kapil Sibal today afternoon. The much awaited Bill (since it has been in the offing since 2006) has undergone significant changes since its initial appearance.
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Blog Entry Govt for Legalising Parallel Import of Copyright Works; Publishers Oppose
by Shamnad Basheer published Aug 30, 2011 last modified Aug 30, 2011 10:19 AM — filed under: , ,
Section 2(m) legalises the parallel imports of books and other copyrighted material into India and was part of the initial Copyright Amendment Bill introduced in the Parliament of India in 2010.
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Blog Entry Don't Shoot the Messenger: Speech on Intermediary Liability at 22nd SCCR of WIPO
by Pranesh Prakash published Jul 08, 2011 last modified Jun 01, 2012 03:01 PM — filed under: , , ,
This is a speech made by Pranesh Prakash at an side-event co-organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Internet Society on intermediary liability, to coincide with the release of Prof. Lillian Edwards's WIPO-commissioned report on 'Role and Responsibility of the Internet Intermediaries in the Field of Copyright'.
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Blog Entry Statement of CIS, India, on the WIPO Broadcast Treaty at the 22nd SCCR
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 22, 2011 last modified Aug 04, 2011 04:41 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The twenty-second session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights is being held in Geneva from June 15 to June 24, 2011. Nirmita Narasimhan and Pranesh Prakash are attending the conference. CIS delivered its statement, on the Broadcast Treaty, and made it available in print form as well.
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