[A2k] Save the Date – 27 November 2018 – Civil Society Views on the proposed WIPO Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations

Thiru Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Thu Nov 22 02:22:58 PST 2018


DATE: Tuesday, 27 November 2018
TIME: 1 PM to 3 PM
VENUE: Room B, World Intellectual Property Organization
CONVENER: Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) cordially invites you to attend our
side event during deliberations of the 37th Session of the Standing
Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) of the World Intellectual
Property Organization (WIPO). Centre for Internet & Society,Electronic
Information for Libraries, (eiFL.net) Innovarte, and Knowledge Ecology
International will appraise the current text for the proposed WIPO Treaty
for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations (Revised Consolidated Text
on Definitions, Object of Protection, Rights to be Granted and Other
Issues, SCCR/36/6).

Speakers will: 1) provide an overview of the proposed WIPO Broadcasting
Treaty, 2) explain the risks and problems caused by the more aggressive
proposal of the broadcasting treaty, 3) encourage new thinking on how to
address signal theft, and 4) propose solutions to narrow the Treaty’s scope
and limit the damage.

A light lunch will be served prior to the event.

Moderator: Manon Ress, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)


Anubha Sinha, Centre for Internet & Society (CIS)
Luis Villarroel, Innovarte
Teresa Hackett, Electronic Information for Libraries, (eiFL.net)
James Love, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)

Thiru Balasubramaniam
Geneva Representative
Knowledge Ecology International
41 22 791 6727
thiru at keionline.org

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