Nigeria Ratifies Copyright Treaties while the IGC Attempts to Reach Agreement on Proposals

As the UN World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) General Assembly gets underway and the budget for the upcoming biennium is determined, there are two developments that occurred during the first ...

WIPO’s move to open access laudable among international organizations

It’s important, in the interests of transparency, accountability, and access to knowledge, that international organizations adopt open licencing of their publications and records.  WIPO’s recent move to implement a new ...

Open Access Policy newly implemented at WIPO

WIPO takes a step further in the promotion international access to knowledge. The organization announced this month that it is adopting an Open Access Policy in support of its commitment ...

Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

Upcoming agenda of next week’s SCCR meeting

Next week the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright ...

Reports and studies from the latest SCCR meeting

Photo: WIPO – Emmanuel Berrod. As discussed in our previous post, the ...

Core Library Exceptions Checklist to Benefit Global Copyright Law?

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) is a not-for-profit organization that works with ...

General Assembly

Upcoming WIPO General Assembly Meeting Oct. 2-11, 2017

The UN World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) General Assembly meetings will be ...

Gurry appointed for second term at WIPO

Francis Gurry has been appointed by the member states of the World ...

Who Should Lead the Future of International IP: The Director General Election

Once every six years WIPO elects a new Director General. The elections ...

Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore

What will be discussed at the upcoming GRTKF meeting?

The Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and ...

Canada’s Interventions at the IGC 32

WIPO’s Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and ...

Indigenous Peoples’ Participation at the Intergovernmental Committee

The Intergovernmental Committee at W.I.P.O. is charged with developing international legislation to ...

Committee on Development and Intellectual Property

Does IP have a role in sustainable development? Of course it does!

Does intellectual property have a role in sustainable development? Of course it ...

What will be discussed at this meeting of the CDIP?

The Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) is a body created ...

A closer look at the 2013 GA: The CDIP

If you were following this year’s General Assembly, all the way to ...
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