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WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION
GENEVA

SEMINAR ON THE 
WIPO COPYRIGHT TREATY (WCT) 
AND THE
WIPO PERFORMANCES AND PHONOGRAMS TREATY (WPPT):

OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

Geneva, May 16, 2002

PROGRAM

prepared by the Secretariat

10.00 - 10.05 Opening remarks

Mr. Esteriano Emmanuel Mahingila, Registrar, Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA), Ministry of Industry and Trade, Dar-es-Salaam



Mr. Geoffrey Yu, Assistant Director General, Copyright and Related Rights Sector, WIPO
10.05 - 10.35

Implementation of the Internet Treaties. A new Era for Copyright and Related Rights. Opportunities and Challenges for Creators and Creative Industries:

Mr. Mihály Ficsor, Chairman, Central and Eastern European Copyright Alliance (CEECA), Budapest

M. Ficsor

10.35 - 11.00

Authors and Creators in the digital environment:

Mr. Ted Shapiro, International Federation of Film Producers Association (FIAPF), Brussels

Ted Shapiro


(PPT available)
11.00 - 11.20

Audiovisual works in the digital age:

Mr. David Uwemedimo, Director of Legal Affairs, Director of African and Caribbean Affairs, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

David Uwemedimo


(PPT available)
11.20 - 11.40

Performers in the digital environment:

Mr. Jean Vincent, General Secretary, International Federation of Musicians (FIM), Paris

Jean Vincent


(PPT, MS-Word available)
11.40 - 12.00

Music and Recordings in the digital environment:

    Ms. Maria Martin-Prat, Deputy General Counsel, Director of Legal Policy, International Federation of Phonographic Industry (IFPI), London; and

    Mr. Richard Gooch, Senior Technology Adviser, International Federation of Phonographic Industry (IFPI), London

Maria Martin-Prat



  Mr. Gooch


  (PPT available) (PPT available)
12.00 - 12.20

Digital Books, Data and Publishing:

Mr. Benoît Müller, Secretary General, International Publishers' Association (IPA), Geneva

Beno�t M�ller


(PPT available)
12.20 - 12.40

Software and Protection in the digital environment:

Mr. Francisco Mingorance, Director, Public Policy Europe, Business Software Alliance (BSA), Brussels

Francisco Mingorance


(MS-Word available)
12.40 - 13.00 Discussion
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
 

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