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

At WIPO SCCR 37, a November 27, 2018 side event: Civil Society Views on the proposed WIPO Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations

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… Continue Reading

TRIPS Council (November 2018): Statement of South Africa on Promoting Public Health Through Competition Law and Policy

On 9 November 2018, South Africa delivered the following statement on IP and competition policy at the WTO TRIPS Council under agenda item 13 on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest: Promoting Public Health Through Competition Law and Policy (an… 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