Chapter 5: International Copyright and Trade Agreements

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This chapter provides an overview of copyright law within the context of intellectual property as it has developed around the world.

Key Terms

Neighboring rights

Termination rights

Berne Convention

Rome Convention

Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998

TRIPS agreement

World Trade Organization

Uruguay Round

WIPO

WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT)

WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT)

Professor Ian Hargreaves

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Weblinks

U.S. Copyright Office – Registering A Work
http://www.copyright.gov/help/faq/faq-register.html

Full Text of Paris Convention
http://wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/paris/trtdocs_wo020.html

Full Text of Universal Copyright Convention
http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=15241&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

Full text of Berne Convention
http://wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/berne/trtdocs_wo001.html

Creative Commons
http://creativecommons.org/

Full text of Rome Convention
http://wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/rome/

Full text of Geneva Phonogram Convention
http://wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/phonograms/trtdocs_wo023.html

WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT)
http://wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/wct

WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT)
http://wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/wppt/summary_wppt.html

“Summaries of Conventions, Treaties and Agreements Administered by WIPO”
http://www.wipo.int/freepublications/en/intproperty/442/wipo_pub_442.pdf

“Timeline of major world events and WIPO treaties from 1883–2002”
http://wipo.int/treaties/en/general/

International Copyright Relations of the United States, U.S. Copyright Office
http://copyright.gov/circs/circ38a.pdf

Overview of TRIPS Agreement
http://wto.org/english/tratop_e/trips_e/intel2_e.htm

“Digital Opportunity: A review of intellectual property and growth,” Professor Ian Hargreaves
http://ipo.gov.uk/ipreview-finalreport.pdf

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