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Mr Aziz Dieng, chairing WIPO SCCR/41.
15 Jul 2021
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports from the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) copyright committee that met in hybrid mode in Geneva from 28 June to 1 July. WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/41) has just held its (...)
04 Dec 2020
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports from the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) copyright committee that met recently in hybrid mode in Geneva  WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/40) recently met for the first time in (...)
Dick Kawooya, School of Information Science, University of South Carolina, delivers the General Statement on behalf of EIFL at the 2020 WIPO Assemblies. The statement was pre-recorded due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
15 Oct 2020
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Teresa Hackett, Manager of the EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme, reports on an unusual five days at WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization). The annual WIPO Assemblies, that usually take place over 10 days in Geneva, are busy, colourful occasions as the world’s top copyright officials (...)
Photo image, in deep pink, of the COVID-19 virus
10 Aug 2020
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
In Part II of this two-part blog, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager Teresa Hackett examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of the right to research through two key issues, text and data mining and digital preservation by cultural heritage institutions, and how (...)
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29 Jun 2020
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
In Part I of this two-part blog, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager Teresa Hackett looks at the immediate challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has posed for the copyright and licensing framework as education moves online. In Part II, published in August, we examine the implications of the (...)
The new Director General of WIPO, Mr Daren Tang.
11 May 2020
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
In May 2020, member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) appointed Mr Daren Tang to WIPO’s top job in Geneva. As leader of WIPO, the global body that sets international law and policy on intellectual property issues, the new Director General takes charge of an organization (...)
WIPO Director General, Mr Francis Gurry. Copyright: WIPO. Photo: Emmanuel Berrod.
23 Apr 2019
Posted by Teresa Hackett, Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager
Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, participated in the 38th session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) that took place in Geneva from 1-5 April 2019. EIFL engaged with member states to explain (...)