World Intellectual Property Organization

WIPO/Finland Training Course on Copyright and Related Rights

The course is organized in cooperation with the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.

Content and Structure

  • Introduction to the Course and Host Country
    • - Finnish society and culture;
    • - copyright policy making within the Government;
    • - research: economic contribution of copyright-based industries;
  • Topical copyright issues in Finland, EU and WIPO
    • - copyright in the European Union;
    • - specificities of Finnish Copyright legislation;
    • - topical international themes: Beijing treaty, limitations and exceptions etc.;
    • - country report
  • The future of IPR
    • - the future of internet and IPR;
    • - the Finnish IPR-strategy;
    • - the purpose and functions of the copyright council;
    • - the rights of film and audiovisual producers
  • Management of rights in musical works
    • - joining Teosto, documentation of works and distribution of licensing fees;
    • - copyright protection of musical works;
    • - private copying remuneration system;
    • - marketing music for events and background use;
    • - music in broadcasting;
    • - music on recordings and the internet;
    • - limitations and exceptions to copyright, the three-step test and fundamental rights
  • Anti-piracy work in Finland and enforcement at EU borders
    • - anti-piracy work and awareness-raising in Finland;
    • - Internet piracy;
    • - cooperation with authorities in piracy cases and special questions concerning EU border measures
  • Different models on how to manage copyright
    • - general information about Kopiosto;
    • - reprography in general, licensing, surveys and distribution;
    • - audiovisual works: licensing;
    • - audiovisual works: distribution;
    • - presentation of AVEK, the Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture
  • Different models on how to manage copyright;
  • Management of related rights
    • - the collective management of performers’ and phonogram producers’ rights: Gramex in general;
    • - the rights of musicians
  • Study visit to Finnish Broadcasting Company – YLE
    • - rights of broadcasting organizations;
    • - rights acquisition for broadcasting purposes

 

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