WIPO/SGAE Advanced Training Course on Copyright and Related Rights for Senior Officials from Latin American Countries

The course is organized in cooperation with the General Authors’ and Publishers’ Society of Spain (SGAE).

Content and Structure

  • The evolution of the regulatory framework of copyright in Latin America
  • The challenges faced by the international copyright system
  • Cultural industries and development
  • The promotion of cultural industries - public policies and finances
  • Introduction to the international treaty on copyright
  • Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances
  • Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled
  • Exceptions and limitations to copyright - The rule of three steps test
  • The role and responsibilities of Internet intermediaries in Latin America
  • General aspects of collective management
  • The collective management in Latin America and the role of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC)
  • The establishment of tariffs and licensing systems in the field of the musical and audiovisual industry
  • The national experience about the collective management
  • The management statutes for the collectives management societies and the rules on free competition
  • General aspects for internal and external controls on the management of collecting societies

Course Basics