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Library Copyright Alliance Touts Copyright Exceptions at International Assembly

For the last four years, advancement towards more flexible copyright law continues in earnest at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s 24th Copyright and Related Rights Standing Committee session (SCCR), which started on July 16, 2012, and will continue through July 25, 2012, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), represented by international copyright advocate and librarian, Lori Driscoll, is ... Read More »

WIPO SCCR Update: LCA Offers Statement of Principles on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives

The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA), made a statement on Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries and Archives at the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights Eighteenth Session, Geneva, May 27th, 2009. Mr. Chairman, the Library Copyright Alliance offers congratulations on your re-election and appreciates the opportunity to speak before this forum on the important issue of  limitations and exceptions. ... Read More »

Library associations testify on access to copyrighted works for the blind

Carrie Russell from the American Library Association’s Office for Information Technology Policy testified Monday at a hearing called by the U.S. Copyright Office (Copyright Office) and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on the topic of copyright exceptions for the blind or other persons with disabilities. The purpose of the hearing was to inform the U.S. delegation on relevant ... Read More »