Not much surprise so far, support for a broadcasting treaty is clearly growing or rather the opposition is weakening. Iran is one of the few member states that still asks real questions and seems to understand our concerns. Here are… Continue Reading
>> CHAIR: Thank you. I now give the floor to the delegate from the United States of America. America (Speaker) thank you, Mr. Chair. The United States would first like to congratulate you on your election and to thank you… Continue Reading
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
October 3-4, 2018 Geneva Graduate Institute, C1 Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2 Petal 5 KEI is hosting a 1.5 day seminar on the WIPO broadcasting treaty October 3-4, 2018, at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), which is walking… Continue Reading
1961 Concluded at Rome on 26 October 1961 in Rome, Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations 1997 28-30 April 1997, World Symposium on Phonograms, New Communication Technologies and Intellectual Property, Manila, Philippines. 9-12… Continue Reading
5:55pm Plenary May 2, 2017 We were told there will be no time for NGOs to make statements.
The Chair started the Plenary at 5:55 pm or 5 minutes before the meeting was to clse for the day.
- No recommendation to the GA for a Diplomatic Conference in 2018 (not ready for prime time).
- The Chair’s text is being replaced by a “committee Text”.
- The EU is not happy.
- The broadcasting treaty has stalled. Again.
Here is the transcript of what we can share:
CAROLE CROELLA, WIPO Secretariat:
We hope that further progress can be made on the basis of the revised consolidated text, on the rights to be granted and other issues that has been prepared nor this session.
Currently, the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) is engaged in negotiations on a Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations, an exercise dating back to 1998. (Source: Timeline of WIPO negotiations on a Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations). Continue Reading
On Friday, 18 November 2016, WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) reconvened in plenary at 8:45 PM to review the Summary of the Chair. The time stamp of the draft document is 8:00 PM.
The following conclusions relate to the Committee’s work on a proposed treaty on the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations.