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Public Knowledge and the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights

As the year begins to come to a close, the newest session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and related rights has been convened in Geneva, Switzerland.  Previously, in posts from earlier this year it was noted that during this session the SCCR plans to examine working documents for treaties such as a treaties for […]

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A Signal Based Approach or a Signal for Concern?

In some previous posts regarding the dealings of WIPO’s standing committee on copyright and related rights readers may have noticed the mention of the resurgence of discussion related to a a treaty for the protection of broadcasting organizations.  The proposed treaty, the first major overhaul to the global copyright system as it pertains to broadcasts […]

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Three Important Documents to be Discussed at the 26th Session of the SCCR

Although our last post regarding the agenda for the 26th session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) provided a broad overview of the issues to be discussed at this December’s session, we decided that in order to provide more in depth coverage regarding the texts that are on the agenda, a […]

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What’s on the Agenda at the 26th Session of the SCCR

Currently, when looking at the agenda for the 26th session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) one can see three items of importance that are to be discussed this December 16th to the 20th .  These are: the protection of broadcasting organizations, limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives, and limitations […]

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What Happened at the 25th Session of the SCCR?

As September closes and October fast approaches, so too does the date for the next session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR).  Although the 26th session is not going to be held until December 16th to 20th of this year, many member states have reportedly already begun preparing for the meeting.  […]

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