LANGUAGE ADOPTED ON EXCEPTIONS AND LIMITATIONS TO COPYRIGHT AT WIPO SCCR 16TH SESSION
10-12 March 2008
Brazil, Chile, Nicaragua and Uruguay presented a proposal which
elaborated further the proposal by the delegation of Chile
Many of the delegations who took the floor supported the proposal, in
whole or in part.
Other delegations expressed support or opposition to specific
elements of document SCCR/13/5, which are reflected in their
interventions in the report of the meeting.
Several delegations underlined the need for speedy action to improve
the access of visually impaired persons to protected works.
– The Secretariat was requested to make, in addition to the
existing study reports, a study on exceptions and limitations for the
benefit of educational activities, including distance education and
the trans-border aspect in it.
– The Secretariat was requested to organize, in conjunction
with the next session of the SCCR, an informative session on existing
and forthcoming studies.
– The Committee will consider a more detailed work plan on this
item in its next session.
– The matter will be maintained on the agenda of the next
session of the SCCR.