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Anti-Copyright Wave at WIPO

Nov 16. 2010
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BySylvie FodorOn 4 and 5 November 2010, WIPO hosted a conference on "Emerging Licensing Modalities in the Digital Age". Although the role of the organisation is to promote intellectual property, the most striking feature of the conference was its anti-copyright stance.

Almost fifteen years ago, in 1996, WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organisation, initiated the two so-called Internet treaties: the WIPO Performances and Phonogram Treaty (WPPT) and the WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT).

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