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Creative Expression: An Introduction to Copyright and Related Rights for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Most businesses are likely to develop artistic and creative material or use those developed by others. Businesses involved in printing, publishing, music and audiovisual creations (film and TV); advertising, communication and marketing; crafts, visual and performing arts; design and fashion and more recently software, multimedia, and digital content-driven industries are based on their creative works. Copyright and related rights provide these creators protection and this guide explains the copyright system and how it can be used in business strategies.
Publication year: 2006
The International Patent System in 2005
PCT Yearly Review
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international patent system.
The International Patent System in 2004
Yearly review of the PCT
Publication year: 2005
Copyright Collective Management in Music
Presented in the form of a theoretical and practical guide, this posthumous publication by the late Dr. Ulrich Uchtenhagen concerns the stages in the setting-up of a collective management society in the field of music and the society's operation. The work describes the essential activities and mechanisms as well as the fundamental principles required for sound collective management. It provides clear explanations of the complex notions of a system which is essential for authors, composers and music publishers throughout the world who seek protection and wish to be rewarded for their work.
Collective Management in Reprography
This publication gives a general description of the concept of collective management and its role in the field of reprography, and affords insight into the legislative framework and the different national reprographic reproduction rights organizations and their activities.
The Setting-up of New Copyright Societies
The document provides short explanations, on the different steps, conditions and on the various parameters indispensable for the creation of a collective management organization for musical works. It includes an interesting work plan indicating in a time frame the different stages necessary for achieving such goal.
Yearly Review of the PCT: 2003
Publication year: 2004
Guide to the Copyright and Related Rights Treaties Administered by WIPO and Glossary of Copyright and Related Rights Terms
This Guide seeks to clarify and explain the legal principles enshrined in the copyright and related rights treaties administered by WIPO, and their relationship with policy, economic, cultural and technological considerations. It will be particularly helpful to governments, creators, businesses, the legal profession, academics, consumers and students in all WIPO Member States.
From Artist to Audience
A WIPO booklet produced in cooperation with the International Confederation of Societies of Authors (CISAC) and the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO), aims to answer questions by exploring one way in which the copyright and related rights system works, namely through the collective management of rights.
Trademarks Comic Book
This comic book narrates the adventures of four adolescents, who learn what trademarks are and how they and society at large can benefit from them. While the WIPO comic books are primarily geared towards students from 8 to 12 years' old, higher-level students and adults have found them useful in providing a basic understanding of IP issues.