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The German Minister for Culture and Media, Prof. Monika Grtters, calls for better protection of copyright and collective management.
Copyright might run counter to human rights, says a new report from the United Nations Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights. In the report, she provided a number of recommendations, including encouraging UN World Intellectual Property Organization members to support the adoption of international instruments on limitations and exceptions to copyright.
The European Commission sees copyright as an obstacle to the Digital Single Market, but the cultural world is gearing up to defend itself against what it perceives as a threat to an important source of its funding.
Las industrias culturales y los cuerpos policiales que luchan contra la piratería denuncian la ineficacia y la falta de voluntad del Gobierno en la defensa de la propiedad intelectual cuando se presenta el demoledor informe del Observatorio de la piratería y hábitos de consumo digital.
With preparations for the hosting of the 12th Annual Festival of Pacific Arts in 2016 now underway, the legislative committee on cultural affairs convened the second meeting for the Guam Trademark Commission since its formation last year to tackle issues on affording protection to the intellectual property rights of indigenous artists and traditional cultural practitioners.
The Russian Ministry of Culture has developed a bill on copyright tax to be collected from Internet users, Izvestia newspaper reports Tuesday citing Deputy Minister Grigory Ivliyev.