DATE: Tuesday, 27 November 2018
TIME: 1 PM to 3 PM
VENUE: Room B, World Intellectual Property Organization
CONVENER: Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)
Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) cordially invites you to attend our side event during deliberations of the 37th Session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Centre for Internet & Society,Electronic Information for Libraries, (eiFL.net) Innovarte, and Knowledge Ecology International will appraise the current text for the proposed WIPO Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations (Revised Consolidated Text on Definitions, Object of Protection, Rights to be Granted and Other Issues, SCCR/36/6).
Speakers will: 1) provide an overview of the proposed WIPO Broadcasting Treaty, 2) explain the risks and problems caused by the more aggressive proposal of the broadcasting treaty, 3) encourage new thinking on how to address signal theft, and 4) propose solutions to narrow the Treaty’s scope and limit the damage.
A light lunch will be served prior to the event.
Moderator: Manon Ress, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)
Anubha Sinha, Centre for Internet & Society (CIS)
Luis Villarroel, Innovarte
Teresa Hackett, Electronic Information for Libraries, (eiFL.net)
James Love, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)
Teresa Nobre, Creative Commons