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WIPO Broadcast Treaty Panned at Copyright Office Forum

May 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

By Drew Clark
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2007 - Practically no one participating in a recent government forum here liked the proposed broadcaster protection treaty under negotiation at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva.
Computer companies didn’t like it; telephone companies didn’t like it; the National Football League didn’t like it; consumer groups […]

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Tags: WIPO · broadcast · intellectual property

Transcript of May 9 WIPO Roundtable

May 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Discussion About the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Treaty on the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations at the U.S. Copyright Office, May 9, 2007

Note: The following is my attempt at transcribing the public meeting about the position that the United States should take at the June 2007 meeting, in Geneva, Switzerland, of WIPO’s Standing Committee on […]

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Tags: WIPO · broadcast · copyright and ip · transcripts

Will the United States Oppose the WIPO Broadcaster Treaty?

May 9th, 2007 · No Comments

Will the United States Oppose the WIPO Broadcaster Treaty?
What is the position of the United States government on a proposed treaty, currently before the World Intellectual Property Organization, that would create a copyright-style protection for television broadcasts?
That is the key question that observers want answers for at the public roundtable discussion that will be held […]

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Tags: WIPO · broadcast · intellectual property