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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.
Publication year: 2005
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.
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.
Publication year: 2004
WIPO Guide on the Licensing of Copyright and Related Rights
The WIPO Guide provides a practical overview of licensing of copyright and related rights in a global marketplace, for literary, musical, graphic and pictorial works, motion pictures, multimedia entertainment and education products and computer software. Internationally renowned authors address each industry in turn, as well as giving an overview of the general business and legal principles involved in the licensing of copyright and related rights, and their collective management.
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.
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.
Highlights: Study on the Economic Importance of Industries and Activities protected by Copyright and Related Rights in the MERCOSUR Countries and Chile
The main objective of this Study is to outline and assess from an economic perspective the major copyright-related economic sectors and activities in the MERCOSUR countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay) and Chile.
Publication year: 2003
Principles of Copyright Law - Cases and Materials
This publication aims to provide a valuable and practical tool for those countries where court decisions in the copyright domain are scarce or non-existent - either because copyright law is a fairly new phenomenon or because legislation has not been extensively applied. To that effect,this publication examines a carefully selected number of court decisions illustrating general principles of copyright law, drawn from common law, civil law and the legislative systems of Arab countries. As the basic principles illustrated here are to a large extent commonly shared, many of the cases presented have a wider relevance, going beyond the confines of the legal system of which they form a part.
Publication year: 2002
Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights
In this book the rationale and functions of collective management and other systems of joint exercise of rights are presented.