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WIPO Director General, Mr Francis Gurry. Copyright: WIPO. Photo: Emmanuel Berrod.
23 Apr 2019
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, participated in the 38th session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) that took place in Geneva from 1-5 April 2019. EIFL engaged with member states to explain (...)
Members of the European Parliament gather in Strasbourg on 26 March 2019 to adopt a Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market.
27 Mar 2019
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Limitations and exceptions for libraries & archives and education have been on the agenda at WIPO since 2011. Work on the topic has been extensive, substantive and has enjoyed much support from most WIPO member states. But two allied groups of member states, the European Union (EU) and the (...)
Representatives from the library, archive, museum and education sectors at SCCR/37. They are in the hall, holding names to identify organisations.
14 Dec 2018
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, attended the 37th meeting of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), the global body that sets international copyright law and policy, that took place in Geneva from 26 - 30 November 2018. During a full week (...)
Representatives from the library, archive, museum and education sectors at SCCR/36.
13 Jun 2018
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager participated in the 36th meeting of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), the global body that sets international copyright law and policy, that took place from 28 May to 1 June 2018. During the busy week, (...)
Fair Use / Fair Dealing Week logo
26 Feb 2018
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
EIFL is participating in Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week, an annual celebration designed to highlight the opportunities presented by fair use and fair dealing, celebrate success stories, and explain these doctrines. In 2018, Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week runs from 26 February - 2 March. Over 45 countries (...)
Group of representatives from the library, archive, museum and education sectors advocate for copyright limitations and exceptions at SCCR/35.
30 Nov 2017
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports on a busy week advocating for libraries at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/35) which met in Geneva from 13-17 November 2017. WIPO’s Standing (...)
EIFL guest blogger: Anubha Sinha, Programme Officer on Openness and Access to Knowledge at the Centre for Internet and Society India.
12 Jul 2017
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
On 9 May 2017, a five year court battle between publishers and universities finally came to an end when the Supreme Court of India dismissed an appeal by the Indian Reprographic Rights Organization (IRRO) challenging an earlier judgment of Delhi High Court that ruled course packs in India legal for (...)