[A2k] SCCR33: Conclusions - Protection of Broadcasting Organizations

Thiru Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Mon Nov 21 00:56:22 PST 2016


On Friday, 18 November 2016, WIPO's Standing Committee on Copyright and
Related Rights (SCCR) 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 conclusions relate to the Committee's work on a proposed
treaty on the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations.

5. The Documents related to this agenda item were SCCR/27/2 REV
<http://www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/copyright/en/sccr_33/sccr_33_3.pdf> and
<http://www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/copyright/en/sccr_33/sccr_33_5.pdf> as
well as informal charts and non-papers prepared by the Chair.

6. The Committee welcomed and considered document SCCR/33/3
<http://www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/copyright/en/sccr_33/sccr_33_3.pdf> prepared
by the Chair, entitled* Revised Consolidated Text on Definitions, Object of
Protection, and Rights to be Granted*, and took note of document SCCR/33/5
 entitled *Note on the Draft Treaty to Protect Broadcasting Organizations*,
presented by the delegations of Argentina, Colombia and Mexico.

7. The chair introduced to the Committee the topics contained in the
informal chart on "Other Issues" notably beneficiaries, term of protection,
limitations and exceptions, technological protection measures and rights
management information.

8. Some delegations requested further clarification and exchanged views
regarding document SCCR/33/5

9. Discussions based on document SCCR/33/3 were held in informal sessions
of the Committee. Textual proposals were made during those sessions with a
view to achieve a common understanding on definitions, object of protection
and rights to be granted.

10. The Committee decided to continue discussions on a revised version of
document SCCR/33/3
<http://www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/copyright/en/sccr_33/sccr_33_3.pdf> that
will be prepared by the Chair for the next meeting of the Committee
considering the textual proposals and clarifications made during the
session with respect to definitions, object of protection and rights to be
granted, as well as the other issues mentioned in the Chair's chart, with a
view to achieving the consensus required for convening a diplomatic
conference on the protection of broadcasting organizations.

11.This item will be maintained on the agenda of the thirty-fourth session
of the SCCR.

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