[A2k] SCCR33: Conclusions - Artist Resale Right (droit de suite)

Thiru Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Fri Nov 18 15:05:31 PST 2016


http://keionline.org/node/2688

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 Senegal and Congo on the Resale Right (droit de suite). The
Committee agreed to the convening of a conference prior to SCCR34 (1-5 May
2017) on the legal and economic perspectives of droit de suite, including
its potential effects on art markets.

26. The Committee discussed the Proposal from Senegal and Congo to include
the Resale Right (droit de suite) in the Agenda of Future work by the
Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights of the World
Intellectual Property Organization, document SCCR/31/5. Members of the
Committee and observers welcomed a videoconference presentation on the
resale right by Professor Sam Ricketson of the University of Melbourne.
Members of the Committee and observers acknowledged the importance of the
subject and offered comments on and asked questions about the presentation.
The Committee supported the proposals that were made by some delegations to
hold a conference before the 34th session of the SCCR on the issues raised
by the application of droit de suite from both legal and economic
perspectives, including its potential effects on art markets, as well as to
commission a study which would notably address the economic implications of
the right.



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