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Blog Entry Comments on the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations: Technical Background Paper Prepared by the WIPO Secretariat
by Nehaa Chaudhari and Amulya Purushothama published Jun 28, 2015 last modified Sep 03, 2015 01:47 AM — filed under: , ,
Technical Background Paper prepared by the WIPO Secretariat in relation to the Broadcast Treaty (“Technical Background Paper) provides information on new and emerging technologies and on legal developments in the broadcasting sector. This Technical Background Paper will be discussed at the upcoming 30th session of the SCCR in Geneva on 29th June- 3rd July 2015. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India had called for comments on the same. This is a submission made by Nehaa Chaudhari and Amulya Purushothama on behalf of the Centre for Internet and Society in this regard.
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Blog Entry National IPR Policy Series : India's National IPR Policy - What Would WIPO Think?
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Jun 20, 2015 last modified Jul 02, 2015 05:47 PM — filed under: , ,
As part of the National IPR Policy Series, CIS is evaluating how India's National IPR Policy framework and process holds up to WIPO's suggestions. In this note, Varun Baliga and Nehaa Chaudhari examine in particular, the functioning of the IPR Think Tank and the first draft of the National Policy in light of the WIPO framework and the principles it encapsulates.
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Blog Entry 29th Session of the WIPO SCCR: Statement on the Limitations and Exceptions for Education, Teaching, Research Institutions and Persons with Disabilities
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Dec 20, 2014 — filed under: , ,
At the 29th session of WIPO's SCCR, the Chair, Martin Moscoso, requested NGOs to send in their statements on limitations and exceptions for education, teaching, research institutions and persons with disabilities in writing, to be placed on the record. Nehaa Chaudhari, on behalf of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) sent in this written statement.
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WIPO Delegates Hear Concerns of NGOs on Exceptions for Libraries
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 19, 2014 last modified Dec 27, 2014 02:40 PM — filed under: , ,
As World Intellectual Property Organization member states launched into discussions on exceptions and limitations to copyright for the benefit of libraries and archives this week, non-governmental organisations were given the opportunity to present their views on the issue. They delivered vibrant, sometimes contradictory, statements on the opportunity for a treaty to preserve exceptions in the international copyright system.
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At WIPO, Study On Copyright Exceptions Stimulates Broad Discussion With Author
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 18, 2014 last modified Dec 27, 2014 02:33 PM — filed under: , ,
During the recent meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organization copyright committee, a study was presented on exceptions and limitations to copyright for libraries and archives at the national level. The presentation spurred a full day of discussion about how to ensure libraries can continue to provide an indispensable service, and a substantive exchange with the author.
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Blog Entry 29th Session of the WIPO SCCR: CIS Intervention : Questions to Prof. Kenneth Crews on his Updated Study on Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Dec 14, 2014 — filed under: , ,
Nehaa Chaudhari on behalf of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) on December 11 during one of the sessions in WIPO asked two questions to Prof. Kenneth Crews.
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SCCR 29 Libraries, Archives and Public Interest NGOs in Q&A with Dr. Crews
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 11, 2014 last modified Dec 27, 2014 04:54 PM — filed under: , ,
While the many publishers representatives took the floor to explain that there are truly no problems with limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives (and anyway according to them if there are problems that can be solved with licenses), libraries & archives as well as public interest groups make their case: the committee must continue its work on limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives and find solutions.
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Blog Entry CIS Submission to the Expert Committee: Comment on the Broadening of Definitions in the Proposed Broadcast Treaty Compared to Other International Conventions
by Amulya Purushothama and Nehaa Chaudhari published Dec 11, 2014 last modified Sep 03, 2015 02:08 AM — filed under: , ,
This is a submission made by Nehaa Chaudhari on behalf of the Centre for Internet and Society to the Expert Committee on the Broadcast Treaty constituted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. This submission compares the definitions of various terms in the Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations that is being deliberated at WIPO's SCCR at the moment, and definitions for these terms that are already present in existing international instruments.
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Blog Entry 29th Session of the WIPO SCCR: CIS- 2nd (brief) Intervention on the Broadcast Treaty
by Nehaa Chaudhari published Dec 11, 2014 last modified Dec 12, 2014 11:56 AM — filed under: , ,
On Day 3 (December 10, 2014), the SCCR briefly re-convened at the Plenary. The Chair, Martin Moscoso updated the Committee on the discussions and the developments that had taken place over the course of the past two days in the Informals. The Centre for Internet and Society made a brief pointed intervention on one of the documents being discussed in the Informals.
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The Broadcasting Treaty: A Solution in Search of a Problem?
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 10, 2014 last modified Jan 09, 2015 02:31 AM — filed under: ,
Nehaa Chaudhari was one of the speakers at this side event held on December 10, 2014.
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