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20/05/09 - IFLA and IPA Agree to Enhance Open Access Debate

17/11/08 – Joint Rightsholder Position re: International Harmonisation of Copyright Exceptions, SCCR
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30/6/08 – IPA Submission on WIPO Draft Gap Analysis on the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions and Folkore

17/11/07 – An international Copyright Symposium to be held in Amsterdam on 21-22 April 2008

27/06/07 – Publishers and Librarians agree on Key Principles of Access to Orphan Work

11/06/07 – IPA/IFLA Position on the Use of Orphan Works

24/05/07 – German Parliament Supports Open Access and Publishers; English Translation of Bundesrat Decision

14/05/07 – IPA and Google debate the Power of Search Engines at Swiss Book Fair

11/04/07 – IPA Supports WTO Cases Files against China

30/03/07 – IPA Comments on the WIPO List of Issues regarding Provisions for the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions and Folklore

21/03/07 – WIPO DG Receives High-level IPA Delegation

13/02/07 – IPA Signs Brussels Declaration on STM Publishing

30/01/07 – WIPO DG Opens International Copyright Conference in Cairo

06/10/06 – ACAP Presentation

31/07/06 – IPA Position on Revised WIPO Provisions for the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions and Folklore

13/06/06 – IPA Supports French Google Challenge

23/04/06 – IPA Position on the Use of Orphan Works

20/10/05 – Joint IPA-PEN USA Declaration – Google Print Library Project

17/08/05 – IPA & the Google Print Library Project

31/01/05 – IPA Position on the Preliminary Draft Convention on the Protection of the Diversity of Cultural Content and Artistic Expression

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Hugo Setzer
07 November 2019
Publishing industry

October and the first days of November were again very busy, with visits to four different countries and three book fairs in the course of three weeks.

James Taylor
25 October 2019
Publishing industry

SCCR 39 concluded this evening with an agreement found on how to keep the Exceptions and Limitations discussion moving forward and the other agenda items wrapped up and a possible new issue raised in the chamber.

James Taylor
24 October 2019
Publishing industry

The second day of discussions on the broadcasting treaty were mainly conducted behind closed doors with the plenary chamber finally filling at 17:40 for a presentation of conclusions.

James Taylor
23 October 2019
Publishing industry
Today’s discussions saw the focus shift from Exceptions and Limitations to the Broadcasting Treaty (and sadly not about all of the value generated by the copyright in an original work that migrates from being a book to a film, for example). The Excep...
James Taylor
22 October 2019
Publishing industry
Educational Publishing

The first day closed with Dr Kenneth Crews waiting to be grilled by delegates and observers. He was given the opportunity this morning, but the highlights today were the side events and the ripples from some late-night messages to delegates.

James Taylor
21 October 2019
Publishing industry
Educational Publishing
While the publishing industry was gathered in Frankfurt last week for the most important international book fair in the world, the action was already starting at WIPO in Geneva with an International Conference on Exceptions and Limitations on Friday ...
Ben Steward
01 October 2019
Freedom to publish
Book policy
Publishing industry

The second and final day of the IPA Regional Seminar in the Middle East was opened by Sharjah publisher Bodour Al Qasimi (Kalimat Group), who is (among other things) also the IPA Vice-President.

Ben Steward
30 September 2019
Publishing industry
When the IPA regional seminar in Amman, Jordan, got underway this morning there was a crackle of promise in the air. This was more than a conference opening – it was like the inauguration of a new bridge spanning the space between the IPA’s global me...

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