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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Panel on L&E's to international copyright

Kaitlin Mara, Panellists Outline Strategies On Exceptions And Limitations To Copyright, Intellectual Property Watch, March 20, 2008.
An event at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) last week brought some key actors in copyright and related rights to discuss the value of limitations and exceptions and to present a recently released study describing an international instrument on limitations and exceptions. ...

The 11 March side event to the weeklong [Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights] meeting was organised by the Electronic Information for Libraries, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, Knowledge Ecology International, and the Library Copyright Alliance. ...
See my earlier post about the discussion of limitations and exceptions at the WIPO Copyright Committee session.