International Survey on Private Copying
The International Survey on private copying levies represents a collection of key data on private copying compensation systems around the world. It is the result of collaboration between the Private Copying Collection body in the Netherlands, Stichting de Thuiskopie, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).The Survey provides a global overview of an important element of the copyright and related rights infrastructure and aims to assist evidence-based decision-making and to offer an update on important developments in the private copying law and practice of various countries across the globe. The data compiled in the Survey is exclusively provided by participating collecting societies entrusted with the collection and distribution of the private copying remuneration. It demonstrates the importance of this source of income for authors and other right holders.
Study on the Impact of Enhanced Copyright Protection on the Development of the Textile Market Industry in Nantong, China
The Study on the impact of enhanced copyright protection on the development of the textile market industry in Nantong, China, examines the relationship between copyright and market performance. The study presents the interplay of the various factors affecting market performance with a special focus on copyright-related activities.
Study on the Economic, Social and Cultural Impact of IP in the Creative Industries
This study examines the development of economic, social and cultural impact assessments relating to intellectual property (IP) in the creative industries, with a specific focus on copyright. It is intended to assist in preparing new methods for evaluating the role of IP laws in the development of creative industries and the role of those industries in economic, social and cultural development in general. The report explores ways to complement existing measurement and evaluation exercises on the contribution of the creative industries to national economies. It makes practical suggestions with respect to how impact assessments can be developed to enhance the comprehension of the operation of IP laws, through cost/benefit analysis systems. In turn that knowledge will build a greater awareness of the costs and benefits for specific IP instruments, and will thus improve the decision-making process.
The study has been carried out by Dr. Jaime Stapleton for the Creative Industries Division, WIPO. Dr. Stapleton is an Independent Consultant and Associate Research Fellow of the School of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London.