Surveys on Private Copying

WIPO/PUB/1037/2017/EN

International Survey on Private Copying - Law and Practice 2016

Author(s): Stichting de Thuiskopie; Publication year: 2017

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Dutch collecting society for private copying remunerations, Stichting de Thuiskopie, are pleased to present the fourth joint publication on the law and practice of private copying systems around the world. The survey provides a global view of private copying compensation (also known as private copying levies), an important element of copyright and related rights infrastructure. It aims to facilitate evidence-based decision-making and to provide an update on important developments in the private copying law and practice of countries that have such an exception in their legal arsenals.

WIPO/PUB/1037/2016/EN

International Survey on Private Copying - Law and Practice 2015

Author(s): Stichting de Thuiskopie; Publication year: 2016

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Dutch collecting society for private copying remunerations, Stichting de Thuiskopie, are pleased to present the third joint publication on the law and practice of private copying systems around the world. The survey provides a global view of private copying compensation (also known as private copying levies), an important element of copyright and related rights infrastructure. It aims to facilitate evidence-based decision-making and to provide an update on important developments in the private copying law and practice of countries that have such an exception in their legal arsenals.

WIPO/PUB/1037/2014/EN

International Survey on Private Copying - Law and Practice 2013

Author(s): Stichting de Thuiskopie; Publication year: 2014

The present survey represents a collection of key data on private copying compensation systems around the world. It appears now in its 23rd edition which, for the second time, is the result of collaboration between the Private Copying Collection body in the Netherlands Stichting de Thuiskopie and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

WIPO/PUB/1037/2013/EN

International Survey on Private Copying - Law and Practice 2012

Author(s): Stichting de Thuiskopie; Publication year: 2013

This publication describes national systems on compensation for private copying and provides available data on their operation in different countries around the world. The survey offers a global overview of this important element of the copyright infrastructure and is the result of collaboration between WIPO and the Private Copying Collection body in the Netherlands.