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Intellectual Property


This section provides a range of reference documents on the protection of intellectual property; copyright and related rights; and issues raised by piracy and peer-to-peer, linked to the rapid development of information and communication technologies.

This section brings together institutional documents (legislations, political strategies, international conventions and declarations…); reference studies; articles; practical tools (examples of programmes and projects) and external links to websites with relevant information. Geographic key words enable to cross-reference documents by theme and by region.




Studies

Commonwealth of Learning, Julien Hofman, Introducing Copyright, A plain language guide to copyright in the 21st century.
2008, EN, 168 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


Paul Nchoji Nkwi , Intellectual Property in Africa.
EN, 11 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Intellectual Property


Terri Janke, Robynne Quiggin, Indigenous cultural and intellectual property and customary law.
EN, 56 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property, Culture and Development


UNESCO, The ABC of Copyright.
2010, EN, 89 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


UNESCO, L'ABC du Droit d'Auteur.
2010, FR, 89 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


Vanus James, The Economic Contribution of Copyright-Based Industries in Jamaica - Final Report.
2007, EN, 130 pages.
Keywords : Caribbean, Intellectual Property, Cultural Industries, Cultural Statistics


WIPO , Gestion Collective du Droit d'Auteur et des Droits Connexes.
FR, 13 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


WIPO, Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights.
EN, 13 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


WIPO, From Artist to Audience.
EN, 28 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


WIPO, Des Artistes au Public.
FR, 28 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


WIPO, Study on the Economic Importance of Industries and Activities protected by Copyright and Related Rights in the MERCOSUR Countries and Chile.
EN, 59 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property, Economy of Culture


WIPO, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, T. Janke, Intellectual Property Issues and Arts Festivals: Preparing for the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts, Solomon Islands 2012.
2009, EN, 140 pages.
Keywords : Pacific, Intellectual Property, Cultural Policies


WIPO, Stapleton, Study on the Economic, Social and Cultural Impact of Intellectual Property in the Creative Industries.
2007, EN, 74 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property, Cultural Industries, Cultural Statistics




Articles

Lawrence Lessig, Imagining a Cultural Commons - Lift Lecture 2.
2004, FR, 26 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property, Cultural Industries


Ruth Towse, Managing Copyrights in the Cultural Industries.
EN, 10 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property, Economy of Culture


UNESCO, Laurier Yvon Ngombe, Le Droit d'Auteur dans les Etats Membres de l'Organisation Africaine de la Propriété Intellectuelle (OAPI): une harmonisation inachevée?, e-Copyright Bulletin, Janvier - Mars 2005.
2005, EN, 13 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


UNESCO, GACD, Copyright, Piracy and Cultural Industries.
2006, EN, 5 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


UNESCO,Silke von Lewinski, Certain Legal Problems related to the making available of Literary and Artistic Works and other Protected Subject Matter through Digital Networks, e-Copyright Bulletin, January - March 2005.
2005, EN, 16 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property




Practical Tools

Commission Européenne, KEA, The Economy of Culture in Europe - Annex: The Revenues from Collective Rigths Licensing.
2006, EN, 4 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


ILO, Promoting the Culture Sector through Job Creation and Small Enterprise Development in SADC Countries: Ethno-tourism - Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge.
2003, EN, 3 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Intellectual Property


ILO, Promoting the Culture Sector through Job Creation and Small Enterprise Development in SADC Countries: Ethno-tourism - Industrial design: A mechanism to protect traditional handicrafts.
2003, EN, 1 pages.
Keywords : Africa, Intellectual Property, Cultural Industries


UNDP, Human Development Report 2004 - Using intellectual property rights to protect traditional knowledge.
2004, EN, 2 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


UNDP, UNCTAD, Creative Economy Report 2010 - The Role of Intellectual Property and Technology.
2010, EN, 12 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property


WIPO, Stapleton, Study on the Economic, Social and Cultural Impact of Intellectual Property in the Creative Industries, Final Report, 3.3 Case Study: Exploring Shangri-la, The overall process required to undertake an ESCIA.
2007, EN, 15 pages.
Keywords : Intellectual Property, Cultural Statistics




Links :

ACRIMED, Droit d’auteur : Le rapt audiovisuel, Claudine Sainderichin
Keywords : Intellectual Property


Avocat-Films, Les industries du copyright valent moins que celles du fair use, Guillaume Chambeau
Keywords : Intellectual Property


CARICOM-WIPO Experts Meeting on Creative Industries and Intellectual Property
Keywords : Caribbean, Intellectual Property


CopyCult, Copyrights: a choice of no-choice for artists and third world countries; the public domain is losing anyway, Joost Smiers
Keywords : Intellectual Property


Copyright Debate, Copyright in the digital age
Keywords : Intellectual Property


Creative Commons
Keywords : Intellectual Property


Free Culture, Lawrence Lessig
Keywords : Intellectual Property


Harvard Business School, Music Downloads: Pirates or Customers? Felix Oberholzer-Gee
Keywords : Intellectual Property


New York Times, Imagine a world without copyright, Joost Smiers and Marieke van Schijndel
Keywords : Intellectual Property


OMC, Accord sur les ADPIC: Aperçu
Keywords : Intellectual Property


READWRITEWEB, Impact positif du p2p: interview des auteurs de l’étude scientifique Néerlandaise
Keywords : Intellectual Property


UNESCO, Bulletin du droit d'auteur, 2006-2007
Keywords : Intellectual Property


WIPO, Copyright and Related Rights
Keywords : Intellectual Property


WIPO, Droit d'auteur et droits connexes
Keywords : Intellectual Property


WIPO, Economic Contribution & Mapping
Keywords : Intellectual Property