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CRNR/DC/51
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 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:

Article 23
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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