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Saturday, April 14 • 8:45am - 9:45am
WIPO Workshop: Education Treaty Mark-Up

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One of the agenda items currently being considered by the World Intellectual Property Organization Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights is a possible treaty on exceptions and limitations for education and research. In this session, Members of the Copyright Reform Platform are invited to meet as a legislative drafting committee and “mark up” a draft Proposal for a Treaty on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Promoting Education and Research developed through a project of the Global Expert Network on Copyright User Rights

The draft, open for comment, is at http://tiny.cc/TERACCSumm

A background paper, also open for comment, is at http://tiny.cc/TERAPaper 

Participants are asked to review the draft and propose any amendments to be discussed in the workshop by using the "comment" (or "suggesting edits") function. The session will begin with opening statements by the drafters and then will transition into consideration of amendments proposed by the session participants article by article. The meeting will use Roberts Rules of Order, permitting a maximum of 3 minutes for each proposed amendment and then 3 minutes each for responses and clarifications from other participants. Votes will not be taken as such. All amendments will be further considered by the drafting committee toward the goal of creating a consensus document.

The product will be finalized at the Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest for release as a civil society proposal at the November 2018 meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organization Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights.

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Delia Browne

National Copyright Director, National Copyright Unit
Delia Browne is the national copyright director of the National Copyright Unit to the Australian Schools and VET sector and is an expert in copyright law, Creative Commons and OER. She is one of the co- drafters of the Cape Town Declaration on OER and co- founder and President of... Read More →
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Sean Flynn

Assoc Dir, Program on Info Justice and IP
Sean Flynn teaches courses on the intersection of intellectual property, trade law, and human rights and is the Associate Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP). At PIJIP, Professor Flynn designs and manages a wide variety of research and... Read More →
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Teresa Nobre

Teresa is an attorney-at-law based in Lisbon, Portugal, and a legal expert on copyright at Communia International Association on the Digital Public Domain. She is also Creative Commons Portugal legal lead. She coordinated the research projects Educational Resources Development: Mapping... Read More →
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Timothy Vollmer

Senior Manager, Public Policy, Creative Commons
Right now I work on public policy issues at Creative Commons. I also ride bikes and bake bread.

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Saturday April 14, 2018 8:45am - 9:45am
SoCo Ballroom "A+B" 3rd floor, Delta Toronto Hotel, 75 Lower Simcoe St, Toronto ON

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