WIPO’s Broadcasting Treaty: Still Harmful, Still Unnecessary

Creative Commons has been involved in discussions at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) over the last several years, and we’ve made interventions in support of the public domain, as well as other topics. One issue in particular that is resurfacing at WIPO is a draft treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations, or “Broadcasting … Read More “WIPO’s Broadcasting Treaty: Still Harmful, Still Unnecessary”

WIPO’s Broadcasting Treaty: Still Harmful, Still Unnecessary

Creative Commons has been involved in discussions at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) over the last several years, and we’ve made interventions in support of the public domain, as well as other topics. One issue in particular that is resurfacing at WIPO is a draft treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations, or “Broadcasting … Read More “WIPO’s Broadcasting Treaty: Still Harmful, Still Unnecessary”

Creative Commons at WIPO for the 9th meeting of the Committee on Development and IP

Recently, Andrés Guadamuz from CC Costa Rica was in Geneva at the 9th session of the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) at WIPO. Andrés has represented Creative Commons over the past few years at WIPO. CDIP was established in 2008 and deals with intellectual property issues relevant to developing nations. CC gained permanent … Read More “Creative Commons at WIPO for the 9th meeting of the Committee on Development and IP”

Creative Commons at WIPO

This week, Andres Guadamuz (CC Costa Rica) is representing Creative Commons at the 8th Session of the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The agenda [PDF] promises review of several pending recommendations as well as a discussion of future work by the CDIP. Consistent with protocol, Creative … Read More “Creative Commons at WIPO”