Copyright Exceptions and Data Mining

On July 5th, 2018, we had the opportunity to interview two esteemed individuals within the field of copyright—Dr. Jane Secker and Mr. Chris Morrison. Dr. Secker is a senior lecturer ...

Recap of the 35th session of the IGC

Rice field in Madagascar (Photo: UN Photo/Lucien Rajaonina). From March 19th to 23rd, 2018, the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) IGC met for its 35th session in Geneva, Switzerland. The ...

Interview with Ms. Teresa Hackett

Last week we had the pleasure of interviewing Ms. Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager at Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) that works with libraries to enable access to ...

Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

Recap of the 35th session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR)

From November 13-17, 2017, the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) SCCR met ...

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 ...

General Assembly

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 ...

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 ...

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

Upcoming agenda of this week’s CDIP meeting

This week the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Committee on Development and ...

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 ...
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