Archive - Nov 7, 2006 - Article

Decision taken on development agenda, patents, broadcasting

Original Publication Date: 
6 Novembre, 2006
The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has adopted decisions on how to proceed on three important issues that have been pre-occupying its General Assembly in the past week.

Some doubts on Broadcast Treaty after assembly decision

Original Publication Date: 
6 Novembre, 2006
The WIPO General Assembly has adopted a decision on the protection of broadcasting organizations which goes a few steps backwards on negotiating and finalizing a new treaty on the issue.

Diplomatic conference on broadcast treaty premature

Original Publication Date: 
6 Novembre, 2006
Several developing countries cautioned against approving the recommendations of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) to convene a Diplomatic Conference on the protection of broadcasting and cablecasting organizations during discussions on this agenda item on Wednesday at the WIPO General Assembly.

WIPO general assemblies begin

Original Publication Date: 
6 Novembre, 2006
The meetings of the WIPO General Assembly (GA) began on Monday (25 September), with Members generally proclaiming their positions on issues that are expected to be contentious and to dominate much of the debate at this current annual session.