Statement on Broadcast Treaty from Tech Industry, Public Interest Organizations, and Artists’ Representatives

By |September 5th, 2006|

IP Justice Supports Tax-Payer Access to Online Research

By |July 31st, 2006|

Consumer Groups Support Public Access Act
Consumers Union, CPT, IPJ and others support bill requiring key federal funders to post research on the Iinternet
WASHINGTON, DC – Eight consumer groups have announced their support for the Federal Research Public Access Act of 2006 (S.2695). The Act was introduced on May 2, 2006 by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) […]

Tragedy of the Commons: IPR in the Info Age

By |July 28th, 2006|

“Tragedy of the Commons”: Intellectual Property Rights in the Information Age
The Threat to Civil Liberties and Innovation Posed by Expanding Copyrights
By Robin D. Gross, Esq.
IP Justice Executive Director
www.ipjustice.org
Published by MIT Press, 2006

0.  Introduction
As we enter an information age, the rules governing the use and dissemination of information become increasingly important. Clashes between fundamental freedom […]

Talks Continue in Provisional Committee for a Development Agenda (PCDA) at WIPO

By |June 26th, 2006|

The Provisional Committee for a Development Agenda (PCDA) at WIPO is holding its final meeting 26-30 June 2006 in Geneva to make recommendations to the 2006 WIPO General Assembly that are intended to incorporate a development dimension into WIPO’s work.
The UN Specialized Agency has been under fire recently, particularly from developing countries and public interest […]

IP JUSTICE STATEMENT at the 2nd Session of the Provisional Committee for a Development Agenda at WIPO

By |June 26th, 2006|

IP Justice Statement
at the
2nd Session of the
Provisional Committee for a Development Agenda at WIPO
26 – 30 June 2006 – Geneva, Switzerland
By IP Justice Executive Director Robin D. Gross
Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for the opportunity to address this Provisional Committee for a Development Agenda (PCDA) at WIPO. I represent IP Justice, an international public interest […]

IP Justice: “WIPO Pushes Forward with Broadcasting Treaty – Webcasting Deferred”

By |May 8th, 2006|

By IP Justice Executive Director Robin D. Gross
8 May 2006
An agreement was reached on 5 May 2006 at the conclusion of a United Nations treaty negotiation in Geneva to exclude the issue of webcasting from a controversial treaty proposal to create new rights for broadcasting companies.
The UN Specialized Agency in the business of enacting global […]

IP Justice Slides on Broadcasting Treaty at iTechlaw Conference, San Francisco Fairmont Hotel [PowerPoint .ppt format]

By |May 5th, 2006|

Joint Position of NGOs on Including Webcasting in Broadcasting Treaty [Word .doc format]

By |May 4th, 2006|

IP Justice: “WIPO Debates Fate of Treaty on Broadcasting & Webcasting”

By |May 2nd, 2006|

IP Justice Media Release ~ 2 May 2006

Contact: Robin D. Gross, IP Justice Executive Director
Telephone: +1.415.553.6261
Email: robin@ipjustice.org

WIPO Debates Fate of Treaty on Broadcasting and Webcasting:
Controversial Provisions Remain in Treaty Draft Over Majority Objections

(Geneva)  IP Justice is in Geneva to participate at the 14th session of the Standing Committee on Copyrights and Related Rights (SCCR) at […]

IP Justice Opinion-Editorial in “IP-Watch” on the Proposed WIPO Broadcasting Treaty

By |May 1st, 2006|