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Enabling Creativity in the Digital Environment: Copyright Documentation and Infrastructure - Provisional Program

Thursday, October 13, 2011



09.00 - 10.00


10.00 - 10.15

Opening Ceremony  audio.gif

Welcome address by Mr. C. Trevor Clarke, Assistant Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva

10.15 - 10.45

Keynote Address:  Copyright Infrastructure:  Enabling the Exercise of Rights and Facilitating the Public Interest

Dr. Ismail Serageldin, Director, The Library of Alexandria, Alexandria  audio.gif PDF, Copyright Infrastructure: Enabling the Exercise of Rights and Facilitating the Public Interest, Serageldin


10.45 - 13.00

Theme I: Public Registration and Legal Deposit Systems

Moderator: Dr. Silke von Lewinski, Head of Department, International Law, Max-Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Munich  audio.gif

Speakers: Mr. Antonio M. Santos, Director, The National Library of Philippines, Manila  audio.gif PDF, Public Registration and Legal Deposits System in the Philippines, Santos

Mr. Martin Moscoso, Director, National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI), Lima  audio.gifPDF, Public registration and legal deposit system in Peru, Moscoso

Maria A. Pallante, Register of Copyrights and Director, United States Copyright Office, Washington D.C.  audio.gif PDF, Public registration and legal deposit systems, Pallante

Yaa Attafua, Acting Copyright Administrator/Acting Chair IMCT, Copyright Society of Ghana, Accra   audio.gif PDF, An overview of public registration and legal deposit system in Ghana, Attafua

13.00 - 15.00


15.00 - 15.40

Paper Presentation: The Survey on Private Copyright Documentation Systems and Practices:

(a) Private Registries:
Mr. Camilo Rubiano, Researcher, NEXA Center for Internet & Society, Polytechnic of Turin, Turin  audio.gif PDF, Private copyright documentation systems and practices, Rubiano

(b) Collective Management Organizations’ Databases: Mr. FX Nuttall, Technology Intelligence Senior Consultant, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), Neuilly sur Seine  audio.gif PDF, A set of common technical tools and standards shared by CISAC members, Nuttall

15.40 - 17.00

Theme II: Private Registration and Documentation (Collective Management Documentation; Private Registries; Rights Management Information)

Moderator: Mr. Nic Garnett, Principal Consultant, Interight, London

Speakers: Ms. Gloria Braga, Chief Executive Officer, Central Office for Collection and Distribution (ECAD), Rio de Janeiro  audio.gif PDF, Theme II: Private Registration and Documentation (Collective Management Documentation; Private Registries; Rights Management Information), Braga

Mr. Peng Chu ONG, Managing Director, Performers & Artistes Rights,  Kuala Lumpur  audio.gif

Mr. Mark Isherwood, Chief Operating Officer, Digital Data Exchange (DDEX), London  audio.gif PDF, Copyright Documentation and Intrastructure - GRD, Isherwood PDF, Copyright Documentation and Infrastructure - Rightscom, Isherwood PDF, Copyright Documentation and Infrastructure - DDEX, Isherwood

Mr. Borja Adsuara, Of Counsel, Safe Creative, Saragossa  audio.gif PDF, Private online copyright registry, Adsuara PDF in Spanish, Registro privado on-line de propiedad intelectual, Adsuara

Mrs. Ndèye Abibatou Youm Diabe Siby, Director General, Ministry of Culture and Communication, Senegalese Copyright Office, Dakar  audio.gif PDF, Private registration and documentation (Collective management documentation; private registries; rights management information), Siby



Friday, October 14, 2011



10.00 - 10 .20

Presentation: WIPO Second Survey on Voluntary Registration and Deposit Systems

Mr. Victor Vazquez, Senior Legal Counselor, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva  audio.gif PDF, WIPO Second Survey on Voluntary Registration and Deposit Systems, Vazquez


10.20 - 13.00

Theme III: Copyright Infrastructure for Business Models on Line 

Moderator: Mr. David Uwemedimo, Director, Creators and Performers Support Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva

Speakers: Mr. WU Jun, Chief Executive Officer, R2G, Beijing  audio.gifPDF, Copyright infrastructure for business models online, Wu

Mr. Victoriano Colodrón, Executive Director, RightsDirect, Amsterdam / Copyright Clearance Center, Danvers MA  audio.gif PDF, Copyright ingrastructure for business models online, Colodrón

Mr. Mitch Singer, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), California  audio.gif PDF, Singer

Mr. Gregory Kris, Chief Executive Officer, Decibel Music Systems Limited, London

Mr. Ralph Simon, Chief Executive Officer, The Mobilium International/ Chairman Emeritus & Founder, Mobile Entertainment Forum, London   audio.gif PDF, Enabling Creativity in the Digital Environment, Simon

13.00 - 15.00


15.00 - 16.40

Theme IV: Infrastructure Enabling Access to Knowledge: Preservation of Creative Material in the Digital Environment; Infrastructure for Beneficiaries of Limitations; Public Domain Databases and Calculators; Orphan Works

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

Speakers: Dr. Silke von Lewinski  audio.gif PDF, Panel contribution to Theme IV: infrastructure enabling access to Knowledge, Von Lewinski

Ms. Maria A. Pallante  audio.gif PDF, Preservation of Creative Material in the
            Digital Environment; Infrastructure for Beneficiaries of Limitations; Public Domain Databases and Calculators; Orphan Works, Pallante

Mr. Bernhard Heinser, Chief Financial Officer, DAISY Consortium, Zurich  audio.gif PDF, Access to Knowledge for Persons with Disabilities and Copyright, Heinser

Ms. Hala Essalmawi, Regional Representative, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), IFLA Centre for Arabic Speaking Libraries (IFLA-CASL), Alexandrina  audio.gif PDF, Libraries are the main gateway to access knowledge, Essalmawi

Ms. Jung-Hyun CHO, Assistant Manager, International Cooperation Division, Korea Copyright Commission, Seoul  audio.gif PDF, Public Domain for value creation, Cho

Mr. Andres Guadamuz, Representative, Creative Commons, Heredia  audio.gif

16.40 - 17.50

Theme V: Conclusion: A balanced and Effective Dissemination of Creativity over the Internet from Making it Possible to Making it Happen
Moderator: Mr. Martin Moscoso

Speakers: Mr. Peter Leathem, Managing Director, Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL), London  audio.gif PDF, Theme V: Conclusion: A Balanced and Effective Dissemination of Creativity over the Internet: From Making It Possible to Making It Happen, Leathem

Mr. James Love, Director, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI), Washington D.C.  audio.gif PDF, Copyright Infrastructure and access to protected and public domain works, Love

Mr. WU Jun  audio.gif

Mr. Andres Guadamuz  audio.gif

Ms. Marisella Ouma, Executive Director, Kenya Copyright Board, Nairobi  audio.gif PDF, Balanced and effective dissemination of creativity over the Internet from making it possible to making it happen, Ouma

Mr. Nic Garnett  audio.gif



Closing Remarks: Mr. C. Trevor Clarke   audio.gif