DATE: December 11, 1996
WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION
CERTAIN COPYRIGHT AND NEIGHBORING RIGHTS QUESTIONS
Geneva, December 2 to 20, 1996
AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE 23 OF DRAFT TREATY No. 2
proposed by the Delegation of the Republic of Korea
The Delegation of the Republic of Korea proposes that Article 23 of Draft Treaty No. 2 be deleted as currently drafted, and replaced by the following:
Obligations concerning Rights Management Information
Contracting Parties shall make it unlawful for any person knowingly to perform for the purpose of infringing any of the rights under the Rome Convention and this Treaty, any of the following acts:
(i) to remove or alter rights management information which appears in connection with the communication of a fixed performance or a phonogram to the public in a standardized manner recognized by the competent national authorities or relevant international body, without authority.
(ii) to distribute, import for distribution or communicate to the public, without authority, copies of works from which rights management information which is attached to a copy of a fixed performance or a phonogram, or appears in connection with the communication of a fixed performance or a phonogram to the public by means of the standardized manner recognized by the competent national authorities or relevant international body, has been removed or altered without authority.
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