Monthly Archives: December 2016

2017 Global IP Index

The U.S. Chambers of Commerce has announced the dates for the release of the 2017 Global IP Index. It is slated to be released on February 8th, 2017 at U.S. Chambers of Commerce’s headquarters in Washington D.C. The theme for … Continue reading

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The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : New Wine in a New Bottle (Part Three)

This is a continuation of my previous post where I rebut the rights section of the paper, ‘The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : Old Wine in a New Bottle‘. (f) Right of distribution :  On page … Continue reading

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The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : New Wine in a New Bottle (Part Two)

This is a continuation of my previous post where I rebut the central thesis of the paper ‘The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : Old Wine in a New Bottle‘.  I will now proceed to the rights … Continue reading

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The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : New Wine in a New Bottle (Part One)

This is a rebuttal blog post to the paper ‘The Proposed Treaty for the Protection of Broadcasting Organizations : Old Wine in a New Bottle?‘ whose central thesis is that no justification for the Broadcast Treaty (the Treaty) had been fully … Continue reading

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Broadcasters Treaty, Access to Knowledge & Other Issues

In past I’ve blogged about the WIPO Broadcasters Treaty (the Treaty) and my recent piece in the Wire dispels some of the myths surrounding the Treaty. Due to length restrictions, I could not delve at length on the misconceived notion of … Continue reading

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