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Marrakesh Treaty for readers: Jeopardized

The treaty adopted almost four years ago in Marrakesh allowing for exceptions to copyright for the benefit of visually impaired people was hailed as a victory for human rights over private rights. However, as the European Union is preparing to ratify the treaty, according to a civil society group report, intense lobbying by the [...]

By |2017-09-08T11:42:41+05:30March 24th, 2017|Patent|0 Comments

EU tempted by too many safeguards limiting the scope of blind treaty

As the ratification by the European Union of an international treaty creating an exception to copyright for visually impaired people nears, a leaked text shows that the directive implementing the treaty in the EU might come with safeguards limiting the scope of the treaty, allegedly pushed by the publishing industry. According to the document, [...]

By |2017-09-08T11:43:15+05:30March 24th, 2017|IP Basics|0 Comments
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