SCCR36 A look at 2 big issues: Deferred transmission and Term of Protection of Broadcasts

First: Deferred transmission. What is a deferred transmission? Here are the definitions in Daren Tang’s (the Chair of the SCCR) text of the treaty. Available here: http://www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/copyright/en/sccr_35/sccr_35_12.pdf: (f) “near simultaneous transmission” means a transmission for the reception by the public… Continue Reading

WIPO General Assembly 2018: Statement of the United States on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations

On 26 September 2018, at the 2018 WIPO General Assembly, the United States of America delivered the following intervention on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations. World Intellectual Property Organization Assemblies of the Member States September 24 to October 2, 2018 AGENDA… Continue Reading

WIPO General Assembly 2018: Statement of the United States on the WIPO Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations

On 26 September 2018, at the 2018 WIPO General Assembly, the United States of America made the following intervention on the WIPO Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations. World Intellectual Property Organization Assemblies of the Member States September 24… Continue Reading

Chilean Cámara de Diputados Overwhelmingly Asks the Ministry of Health to Proceed with Compulsory Licenses for HCV drugs

On June 8, 2018 the Cámara de Diputados of the Chilean Congress overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on the Ministry of Health to proceed with compulsory licenses on patents covering hepatitis C virus (HCV) drugs. Resolution No. 68, passed with… Continue Reading

SCCR 36

May 28 to June 1, 2018 WIPO’s Page on the Meeting SCCR36 – WIPO’s draft action plans on copyright limitations and exceptions NGO letter to WIPO SCCR delegates expressing grave concerns about proposed WIPO treaty for broadcasting SCCR36 A look… Continue Reading