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The WIPO Journal - 2010 Volume 1 Issue 2
Analysis and Debate of Intellectual Property Issues
Contents: Towards a Flexible International Framework for the Protection of Geographical Indications | The Strategic Exploitation of Geographical Indications and Community Trademarks for the Marketing of Agricultural Products in the European Union | Regulation for Cultural Heritage Orphans: Time Does Matter | Infopaq and the Europeanisation of Copyright Law | Foresight into the Future of WIPO's Development Agenda
Publication year: 2010
Learn from the Past, Create the Future - The Arts and Copyright
Aimed at 9 to 14 year-olds,this workbook covers the basic principles of copyright law with concrete examples demonstrating how copyright and related rights work in practice to encourage creativity and protect created works. Using simple terms and illustrations, the book explains how copyright limitations and the public domain provide a balance between the rights of creators and the public interest in accessing and using their works. The final chapter explores different forms of copyright infringement, from plagiarism to illegal file sharing, touching also on digital rights management.
National Studies on Assessing the Economic Contribution of the Copyright-Based Industries - Series no. 3
This publication constitutes the third volume of National Studies on Assessing the Economic Contribution of the Copyright-Based Industries, Creative Industries Series and contains the studies carried out in Colombia, Croatia, Romania, the Russian Federation and the Ukraine. The publication reviews the contribution of economic activities based on copyright and related rights to the creation of national value added, employment and trade in selected countries and broadens the scope of WIPO-led research on the economic aspects of copyright.
Publication year: 2009
The WIPO Journal - 2009 Volume 1 Issue 1
Contents: The Global Intellectual Property Order and its Undetermined Future | The Pre-History and Establishment of the WIPO | International Norm-Making in the Field of Intellectual Property: A Shift Towards Maximum Rules? | Some Consequences of Misinterpreting the TRIPS Agreement | Seizure of Generic Pharmaceuticals in Transit Based on Allegations of Patent Infringement: A Threat to International Trade, Development and Public Welfare | Threshold Requirements for Copyright Protection under the International Conventions | Rethinking Copyright Institution for the Digital Age | Internet Piracy as a Wake-up Call for Copyright Law Makers – Is the “Graduated Response” a Good Reply? | The Lisbon Agreement's Misunderstood Potential | What Is “Traditional Cultural Expression”?—International Definitions and Their Application in Developing Asia | One Hundred Years of Progress: The Development of the Intellectual Property System in China | The China-US Relationship on Climate Change, Intellectual Property and CCS: Requiem for a Species? | Intellectual Property and the Transfer of Green Technologies: An Essay on Economic Perspectives | “I Wouldn't Want to Be Starting from Here”, or Why Isn't Intellectual Property Research Better Than It Is?
WIPO Intellectual Property Handbook
This is a general reference work on all aspects of intellectual property, including international treaties and conventions, analyses of all fields of intellectual property, its administration, enforcement and teaching, technological and legal developments, and WIPO's work in its Member States. It covers issues including electronic commerce, biotechnology, traditional knowledge and management of copyright and related rights and WIPO's vision and approaches to meet new challenges with a widening circle of partners. Can be used as a key reference work by creators, innovators, intellectual property lawyers, government officials, university teachers and students.
Publication year: 2008
National Studies on Assessing the Economic Contribution of the Copyright-Based Industries - Series no. 2
This publication constitutes the second volume of the National Studies on Assessing the Economic Contribution of the Copyright-Based Industries, Creative Industries Series. It contains the results of five national studies representing the contribution of the creative sector - in terms of value-added, employment, and foreign trade - in the Philippines, Mexico, Jamaica, Bulgaria and Lebanon. The publication reviews the contribution of economic activities based on copyright and related rights to the creation of national value added, employment and trade in selected countries and broadens the scope of WIPO-led research on the economic aspects of copyright.
Publication year: 2007
Rights, Camera, Action! IP Rights and the Film-Making Process
Creative industries - Booklet no. 2
The creative process and business models of film industries are being refined as new technologies are used to develop, produce, finance, distribute and market film productions. So much so that the use of new technologies has allowed small and independent filmmakers from the non traditional markets of developing nations to enter regional and international marketplaces. These filmmakers face considerable challenges as they try to keep abreast of the transformation of the legal and commercial film environment. This booklet focuses on issues that producers, independent filmmakers, scriptwriters, performing artists, and distributors in the developing world must be aware of. It is a publication intended for use by persons not trained or expert in intellectual property law and wishing to identify the intellectual property related issues in all key phases of film making.
Managing Intellectual Property in the Book Publishing Industry
Creative industries - Booklet no. 1
This introductory booklet on managing intellectual property in the book publishing industry is for publishers who wish to increase their understanding of how to manage intellectual property rights in a business context. The booklet offers practical information to help publishers both to exploit intellectual property rights as economic assets, and to avoid infringing the rights of others. While focusing primarily on publishers of trade books, the concepts covered are equally relevant to publishers of other printed literature, such as textbooks, newspapers, magazines and corporate literature.
National Studies on Assessing the Economic Contribution of the Copyright-Based Industries - Series no. 1
This publication brings together the results of five national studies that were carried out in Canada, Hungary, Latvia, Singapore and the United States of America. The publication reviews the contribution of economic activities based on copyright and related rights to the creation of national value added, employment and trade in selected countries and broadens the scope of WIPO-led research on the economic aspects of copyright.
Publication year: 2006
Managing Creative Enterprises
Creative industries - Booklet no. 3
This introductory booklet is intended to be used by creative individuals and business entrepreneurs both (1) as a tool to understand the specifics of the creative market and the major challenges facing creative enterprises in terms of financing, marketing or managing intellectual property assets, and (2) as a practical guide to assist managers and creators in addressing these challenges and setting up and running viable creative businesses.