WIPO meetings April 1998-Jan. 1999

Subject: WIPO meetings April 1998-Jan. 1999
From: Barbara Schleihagen (Eblida@nblc.nl)
Date: ke 10 kesä   1998 - 16:42:12 EEST

Dear list members,

Here a selection of coming WIPO meetings that might be of interest:

22-27 June
Standing Committee on Information Technology (SCIT) - First plenary Session

The Committee will discuss detailed working procedures of the SCIT Plenary
Session and its Working Groups as well as policy matters and the
implementation plan of certain projects for the establishment of a global
information network and its application, including Intellectual Property
Digital Libraries

2-10 November
Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (First Session)

The Standing Committee will decide which special rules, if any, it adopts
in addition to the WIPO General Rules of Procedure. It will have on its
agenda issues concerning the development of copyright and related rights,
particularly the implementation of the WIPO Copyright Treaty and the WIPO
Performances and Phonograms Treaty, the protection of audiovisual
performances, the protection of databases and the protection of the rights
of braodcasting organisations.

14-16 December
Advisory Committee on Management of Copyright and Related Rights in Global
Information Networks (First Session)

The Advisory Committee will review the operation of those electronic
copyright management systems (ECMS) and electronic identification systems
which exist or are under development.

25-26 January 1999
International workshop on the implementation of the Provisions of the WCT
and the WPPT concerning Technological Measures of Protection and Exceptions
to, and Limitations on, Rights

The participants in the workshop will discuss the above-mentioned issues on
the basis of two or three studies to be commissioned from external experts

27-29 January 1999
Meeting of the Signatories of the WCT and WPPT

The meeting will discuss the status of adhesion to, and implementation of,
the WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) and the WIPO Performances and Phonograms
Treaty (WPPT).

Best wishes,
Barbara Schleihagen

Barbara Schleihagen, Director
Heidi Grootscholten, EU Policy Officer
P.O. Box 43300
NL-2504 AH The Hague
Tel: +31-70-309 06 08
Fax: +31-70-309 07 08
email: eblida@nblc.nl

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