[A2k] WIPO releases program for 'Global Meeting on Emerging Copyright Licensing Modalities'

thiru at keionline.org thiru at keionline.org
Fri Oct 22 08:53:45 PDT 2010


WIPO releases program for 'Global Meeting on Emerging Copyright  
Licensing Modalities'
By thiru
Created 22 Oct 2010 - 11:51am

In advance of the 21st session of the WIPO Standing Committee on  
Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR 21), WIPO is holding a Global  
Meeting on Emerging Copyright Licensing Modalities on 4-5 November  
2010 in Geneva which endeavors to facilitate 'Access to Culture in the  
Digital Age'. The program [1] for this Global Meeting can be found  
http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/2010/wipo_cr_lic_ge_10/program.html [2].

Professor Lawrence Lessig (Harvard Law School, Edmond L. Safra  
Foundation Centre for Ethics, Cambridge) will give the keynote  
address. This symposium will address seven themes including 1)  
Licensing Content Online: New Trends, 2) Competition and Licensing of  
Music, 3) Software: Tailoring Licenses to Markets, 4) Research and  
Education: Emerging Licensing Platforms, 5) Making Orphan Works  
Available: a Licensing Solution?, 6) Licensing of Information and  
Content: the Role of Governments and 7) Theme VII: The International  
Outlook: the Role for WIPO. Speakers during the thematic sessions  
include Mr. Joe Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer, Pandora, Oakland,  
Mr. Scott M. Martin, Executive Vice-President of IP and Associate  
General Counsel, Paramount Pictures, Hollywood, Mr. Francis Keeling,  
Vice President, Digital for Universal Music International, London, Ms.  
Zahavah Levine, General Counsel & Vice-President, Business Affairs,  
YouTube, Inc., San Bruno, Mr. Brian Message, Chairman, The Music  
Managers Forum UK (The MMF) & Manager, Radiohead, London, Mr. Flavio  
Arosemena Burbano, Director, Ecuador National Directory of Copyrights  
and Related Rights, Quito, Mr. Tilman Lüder, Head, Copyright Unit,  
European Commission, Brussels, Mr. Jason Albert, Associate General  
Counsel & Chief of Staff, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Mr. Malcolm  
Bain, Socio/Partner, ID Law Partners & Free Open Source Software  
Foundation - Europe (FOSSFE), Barcelona, Mr. William Patry, Senior  
Copyright Counsel, Google Inc., Road Stamford, Ms. Marisella Ouma,  
Advocate, High Court of Kenya, Ms. Hala Essalmawi, Principal Attorney  
& IPR Officer, Bibliotheca Alexandrina (the new Library of  
Alexandria), Alexandria and Mr. Ben White, Head of Intellectual  
Property, British Library, London.

In addition to the thematic sessions, a paper will be presented on 4  
December 2010 by Dr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, Senoir Economic Officer,  
Economics and Statistics Division, World Intellectual Property  
Organization (WIPO), Geneva and Professor Helenara Braga Avancini,  
Faculdade Cenecista de Osório, Porto Alegra on 'Copyright and  
Competition: an Evolving Relationship'. On 5 December 2010, Sisule  
Musungu, IQSensato, Geneva, will present on 'Licensing Access to  

Source URL: http://keionline.org/node/989

[2] http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/2010/wipo_cr_lic_ge_10/program.html

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