WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Copyright Treaty, was adopted by the member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 1996. WIPO Copyright Treaty provides additional protections for copyright due to advances in information technology.
Ccriticism of this treaty, like its prohibition of
circumvention of technical protection measures, even where such circumvention is used in
the pursuit of legal and fair use rights, and the ccriticism that it applies a 'one size
fits all' standard to all signatory countries.
WIPO Copyright Treaty provides authors of works with
control over their rental and distribution which they may not have under the Berne
WIPO Copyright Treaty is implemented in United States law
through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center offers clauses,
rules and neutrals for the following Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures: