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Facilitating Access to Culture in the Digital Age - WIPO Global Meeting on Emerging Copyright Licensing Modalities - Provisional Program

Thursday, November 4, 2010



09.00 - 10.00


10.00 - 10.15

Opening Ceremony

Welcome Address by Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva Video, Welcome Address by Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) audio.gif

10.15 - 10.45

Keynote: Professor Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Law School, Edmond L. Safra Foundation Centre for Ethics, Cambridge Video, Professor Lawrence Lessig Harvard Law School, Edmond L. Safra Foundation Centre for Ethics, Cambridge audio.gif

10.45 - 12.30

Theme I: Licensing Content Online: New Trends audio.gif(full theme including discussions)

Moderator: Mr. Phil Hardy, Editor/Publisher, The View from the Boundary, Weston Longville, Norfolk audio.gif


Mr. Joe Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer, Pandora, Oakland audio.gif

Mr. Scott M. Martin, Executive Vice-President of IP and Associate General Counsel, Paramount Pictures, Hollywood audio.gif

Mr. Atul Churamani, Vice President, Saregama India Limited, Mumbai

Mr. Francis Keeling, Vice President, Digital for Universal Music International, London ppt,Digital Business Models audio.gif

Ms. Zahavah Levine, General Counsel & Vice-President, Business Affairs, YouTube, Inc., San Bruno audio.gif

Mr. Brian Message, Chairman, The Music Managers Forum UK (The MMF) & Manager, Radiohead, London doc, Licensing Content Online: New Trends audio.gif

12.30 - 13.00

Paper Presentation:  Copyright and Competition:  an Evolving Relationship


Mr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, Senoir Economic Officer, Economics and Statistics Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva doc, Copyright and Competition:  an Evolving Relationship pdf, Copyright and Competition:  an Evolving Relationship audio.gif

Professor Helenara Braga Avancini, Faculdade Cenecista de Osório, Porto Alegre ppt,Copyright and Competition: an Evolving Relationship audio.gif

13.00 - 15.00


15.00 - 16.30

Theme II: Competition and Licensing of Music audio.gif (full theme including discussions)

Moderator: Professor Helenara Braga Avancini


Mr. John L. Simson, Executive Director, Sound Exchange (SX), Washington D.C. audio.gif

Mr. Flavio Arosemena Burbano, Director, Ecuador National Directorate of Copyrights and Related Rights, Quito audio.gif

Mr. Tilman Lüder, Head, Copyright Unit, European Commission, Brussels audio.gif

Mr. Rob Kirkham, Head, Copyright Contracting, Talent & Rights Negotiation doc,Competition & Licensing of Music audio.gif

Mr. Pablo Hernández, Deputy Director General, Sociedad de Autores y Editores (SGAE), Madrid audio.gif

16.30 - 18.00

Theme III - Software: Tailoring Licenses to Markets audio.gif(full theme including discussions)
Moderator: Ms. Marisella Ouma, Executive Director, Kenya Copyright Board, Nairobi audio.gif


Mr. Sergio Vieira Branco Jr.,  Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro audio.gif

Mr. Jason Albert, Associate General Counsel & Chief of Staff, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond audio.gif

Professor Fernando J. Barrio, Director, International Relations, Universidad Nacional de Rio Negro, Viedma audio.gif

Mr. Malcolm Bain, Socio/Partner, ID Law Partners & Free Software Foundation Europe (FSF-Europe), Barcelona audio.gif

Mr. William Patry, Senior Copyright Counsel, Google Inc., New York City audio.gif



Friday, November 5, 2010

10.00 - 10 .20

Special Address: Dr. Konrad Boehmer, President, Buma/Stemra, Amsterdam audio.gif

10.20 - 11.50

Theme IV: Research and Education: Emerging Licensing Platforms audio.gif (full theme including discussions)

Moderator: Mr. Sergio Vieira Branco Jr. audio.gif


Mr. Jea-Gon Jeong, Director, Copyright Information Center, Korea Copyright Commission, Seoul audio.gif

Professor Fernando J. Barrio audio.gif

Ms. Marisella Ouma, Advocate, High Court of Kenya

Dr. Najeeb Al Shorbaji, Director, Department of Knowledge Management Sharing, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva doc, Licensing and copyright at WHO: enabling access to health knowledge audio.gif

Ms. Hala Essalmawi, Principal Attorney & IPR Officer, Bibliotheca Alexandrina (the new Library of Alexandria), Alexandria audio.gif

11.50 - 13.00

Theme V: Making Orphan Works Available:  a Licensing Solution? audio.gif (full theme including discussions)

Moderator: Mr. C. Trevor Clarke, Assistant Director General, Culture and Creative Industries Sector, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva


Mrs. Magdalena Vinent, President, The International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organizations (IFFRO), Brussels doc,abstract ppt,Making Orphan Works Available: a Licensing Solution? audio.gif

Mr. Ben White, Head of Intellectual Property, British Library, London audio.gif

Mr. Mario Bouchard, General Counsel, Copyright Board of Canada, Ottawa audio.gif

Dr. Thammaiah Ramakrishna, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Intellectual Property Rights Chair Professor, National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Karnataka audio.gif

13.00 - 15.00


15.00 - 15.20

Paper Presentation:  Licensing Access to Knowledge audio.gif

Mr. Sisule Musungu, IQSensato, Geneva

15.20 - 16.35

Theme VI: Licensing of Information and Content:  the Role of Governments audio.gif (full theme including discussions)

Moderator: Mr. Mohamed Nour Farahat, Chief, Permanent Copyright Office, Cairo audio.gif


Mr. Heijo Ruijsenaars, Head, Intellectual Property, European Broadcasting Union (EBU, Geneva) audio.gif

Mrs. Marie-Françoise Marais, President, Haute autorité pour la diffusion des œuvres et la protection des droits sur Internet (HADOPI), Paris audio.gif

Mr. Massimo Travostino, Creative Commons (CC), Studio Legale Pecoraro Travostino, Turin doc, Licensing of Information and Content:  the Role of Governments audio.gif

 Mr. Thierry Desurmont, Vice-président du Directoire, Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Éditeurs de Musique (SACEM), Paris audio.gif

16.35 - 17.50

Theme VII: The International Outlook:  the Role for WIPO? audio.gif (full theme including discussions)

Moderator: Mr. Manuel Guerra, Director, Instituto Nacional de Derecho de Autor (INDAUTOR), Mexico City audio.gif


Mrs. Dora Salamba-Makwinja, Chief Executive Officer, Copyright Society of Malawi (COSOMA), Lilongwe audio.gif

Ms. Jane Dyball, Senior Vice President, Warner/Chappell Music Ltd., London audio.gif

Mr. Phil Hardy, Editor/Publisher, The View from the Boundary, Weston Longville, Norfolk audio.gif

Mr. Bendik Hofseth, Chairman, International Council of Authors and Composers of Music (CIAM), Brussels audio.gif


Closing Remarks audio.gif