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CRNR/DC/33
ORIGINAL: English
DATE: December 11, 1996

WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION

GENEVA

DIPLOMATIC CONFERENCE
ON
CERTAIN COPYRIGHT AND NEIGHBORING RIGHTS QUESTIONS

Geneva, December 2 to 20, 1996

AMENDMENT TO PREAMBLE OF DRAFT TREATIES No. 1 AND No. 2

proposed by the Delegation of India

During the discussion in the Plenary on 5th December 1996, several delegations stressed the need for balancing the rights of the owners of copyright and neighboring rights and others. To incorporate this point of view, the following amendment is proposed as a last paragraph in the Preamble in Draft Treaty No. 1 and in Draft Treaty No. 2, as follows:

Add to Preamble of Draft Treaty No. 1:

"Recognizing the need to maintain a balance between the interests of the authors and the larger public interest, particularly education, research and access to information."

Add to Preamble of Draft Treaty No. 2:

"Recognizing the need to maintain a balance between the interests of the performers and producers of Phonograms and the larger public interest, particularly education, research and access to information."

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