This is the KEI request to appear at the January 30, 2020, USTR public hearing on petitions from the IIPA to impose higher tariffs (revoke GSP benefits) on South Africa and Indonesia over copyright issues. The docket is here: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=USTR-2019-0020-0001… Continue Reading
KEI Comments on Intellectual Property Protection for Artificial Intelligence Innovation, for USPTO Request for Comments Re: 84 FR 66176, Docket No. PTO-C-2019-0038 10 January 2020 1. Should a work produced by an AI algorithm or process, without the involvement of… Continue Reading
On Thursday February 7, 2019, KEI submitted comments and intent to testify at the hearing for the 2019 US Trade Representative’s Special 301 review process. This year’s hearing will take place on Wednesday February 27, 2019 at the Office of… Continue Reading
At the March 2017 session of the WTO TRIPS Council, Brazil delivered the following statement on copyright and e-commerce.
Copyright and e-commerce
Statement from Brazil
The US Copyright Office held a two day roundtable event on the topic, “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization.” The two days were split into ten sessions, with extensive panels convened for each roundtable discussion. The meetings were held in the Montpelier Room at the Madison building of the Library of Congress, with the exception of the afternoon panels on the second day, which was held downstairs in the hearing room of the Copyright Office. Continue Reading
Interesting exception in US copyright law tied to pricing of works, and year of copyright term.
To provide some context to discussions on the term of protection for copyright and related rights, the following note sumarizes on the basic provisions in various multilateral copyright and related rights treaties, on the topics of minimum terms and formalities. … Continue Reading