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The WIPO Journal - 2014 Volume 5 Issue 2
Analysis and Debate of Intellectual Property Issues
Contents: The Identity of Geographical Indications and Their Relation to Traditional Knowledge in Intellectual Property Law | The Role of Copyright in the Protection of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change: Is the Current Copyright System Adequate? | Historical Evolution of Copyright Legislation in Africa | The Digital Intellectual Property Challenge Revisited: File-sharing and Copyright Development in Hungary | Progress on the Implementation of the WIPO Development Agenda: Coordination, Core Development Programs and Budget Allocations
Publication year: 2014
The WIPO Journal - 2013 Volume 5 Issue 1
Contents: Building the Ladder: Three Decades of Development of the Chinese Patent System | A Page of History: Patents, Prizes and Technological Innovation | Collective Invention and Patent Law Individualism: Origins and Functions of the Inventor's Right of Attribution | The History of Copyright History (Revisited)| Copyright History as History of Technology | The Ecological Origins of Copyright Scepticism | Criticism in the Courtroom: Nichols v Universal (1930) and the Determination of Infringement | What History Teaches Us about US Copyright Law and Statutory Damages | Making Intellectual Property Law in the Shadow of Law: International News Service v Associated Press | The Principles of International Intellectual Property Protection: From Paris to Marrakesh | Historical Developments of Industrial Property Laws in Africa Copyright Pioneers | The Story of Singapore's Intellectual Property Journey: 1965–2013
Publication year: 2013
The WIPO Journal - 2012 Volume 4 Issue 1
Special Issue on Intellectual Property and Culture. Contents: The Confucian Challenge to Intellectual Property Reforms | Intellectual Property and Conceptions of Culture | From Free Culture to Fair Culture | Cultivating Intellectual Property | Collective Rights Management, Competition Policy and Cultural Diversity | The Demise of Geniality | Between Semiotic Democracy and Disobedience | Going GaGa | Options for the Future Protection of GRTKTCEs | Geographies of Knowledge | Geographical Indications and Cultural Heritage | Chinese Culture and Intellectual Property | At the Frontiers of Law-Making | The Compatibility of Modern Intellectual Property Protection Norms with Islamic Principles | Is the Jewish Tradition Intellectual Property?
WIPOCOS - Software for Collective Management Organizations
WIPOCOS is a multi-purpose, multi-user client-server application developed by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for collective management organizations or societies (CMOs) requiring a modern and reliable computerized system that will enable them to perform, with full accountability, the main operations involved in the collective management of copyright and related rights.
Publication year: 2012
The WIPO Journal- 2012 Volume 4 Issue 2
Contents: Exclusive Ownership Versus Open Commons | Compulsory Licensing | The International Legal Framework for the Protection of Utility Models | The Protection of Geographical Indications for Handicrafts | WIPO's New Treaty and “New” Copyright for Audio-visual Performers? | Finding the Law | ATRIP Passes 30: An Introduction | ATRIP: Its Formation and Its Lively Adolescence | ATRIP and the Changing Environment—A Retrospective | The Geneva Meetings | From Exhaustion to Enhancement | ATRIP: A Sweet Remembrance | Musing over ATRIP | 2005–2007: Focusing on the IP-Competition Law Intersection(s) | ATRIP and Publications | Taking ATRIP Down Memory Lane
From Script to Screen: The Importance of Copyright in the Distribution of Films
Creative industries - Booklet no. 6
The objective of this publication is to introduce the novice filmmaker to the legal and business-related issues needed to participate in what is now a well-structured global marketplace for films. It provides a broad overview of the principles and standards currently observed and practiced in the film industry at the international level.
Publication year: 2011
The WIPO Journal - 2010 Volume 2 Issue 1
Contents: Enforcement, Economics and Estimates | A Half Century of Research on Patent Economics | The Patent System in a Time of Turmoil | On Patenting Costs | Intellectual Property Enforcement in Smaller UK Firms: Findings from a Survey in 2009–2010 | Mitigating “Anticommons” Harms to Research in Science and Technology: New Moves in “Legal Jujitsu” against Unintended Adverse Consequences of the Exploitation of Intellectual Property Rights on Results of Publicly and Privately Funded Research | Compulsory Licensing as an Antitrust Remedy | Open Source Software: Economics, Innovation, Law and Policy | Has the Shift to Stronger Intellectual Property Rights Promoted Technology Transfer, FDI, and Industrial Development? | The Strengthening of IPR Protection: Policy Complements | The Curious Economics of Parallel Imports | The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Addressing Climate Change: The Case of Agriculture
Publication year: 2010
The WIPO Journal - 2010 Volume 1 Issue 2
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
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.
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?
Publication year: 2009