[A2k] SCCR33: Conclusions - Proposal for Analysis of Copyright Related to the Digital Environment

Thiru Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Fri Nov 18 12:06:36 PST 2016


http://keionline.org/node/2687


On Friday, 18 November 2016, WIPO's Standing Committee on Copyright and
Related Rights reconvened in plenary at 8:45 PM to review the Summary of
the Chair. The time stamp of the draft document is 8:00 PM.

The following paragraph relates to the SCCR's deliberations on the proposal
submitted by the Group of Latin American and Caribbean Countries (GRULAC)
on an Analysis of Copyright Related to the Digital Environment. The
Committee agreed that the WIPO Secretariat would commission a a scoping
study on the impact of digital developments on the evolution of national
legal frameworks over the least ten years. The idea for a scoping study was
proposed by the United States of America on Friday, 18 November 2016.

25. The Committee discussed the Proposal for Analysis of Copyright Related
to the Digital Environment, document SCCR/31/4, submitted by the Group of
Latin American and Caribbean Countries (GRULAC). Members of the Committee
and observers acknowledged the importance of the subject and offered
further comments on and reactions to the proposal. The Committee supported
the proposals that were made by some delegations to commission a scoping
study on the impact of digital developments on the evolution of national
legal frameworks over the least ten years. A proposal was made to add the
topic to the SCCR agenda as a standing agenda.



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