"Facilitating Access to Culture in the Digital Age" - WIPO Global Meeting on Emerging Copyright Licensing Modalities -The WIPO press release can be found at http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2010/article_0045.htmlandhttp://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/2010/wipo_cr_lic_ge_10/index.htmlhttp://www.ipr-helpdesk.org/newsletter/47/html/EN/IPRTDarticleN15E.htmlThe program of the conference including audio sessions can be found athttp://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/2010/wipo_cr_lic_ge_10/program.html
WIPO Director General Francis Gurry, speaking at the opening of the World Trade Organization (WTO) seventh ministerial conference in Geneva on November 30, 2009, underlined the importance of innovation in dealing with some of todays most pressing global challenges economic recovery and climate change. He further pledged the Organizations commitment in assisting countries to develop national innovation strategies.
The alarming testimony of Pinto do Acordeon and the chronicle of the foretold death of "Forro, the traditional music of the Brazilian North-East. In the face of generalized piracy, the local musicians cannot survive.
Thousands die every year due to counterfeit medicines. Patients are convinced they are undergoing treatment when in reality they are taking fake drugs. If these do not poison them, they may simply have no effect and let them die just the same. Tolomeos story in Peru is like that of many other victims throughout the world.
For Doctor Ovadje, creativity is a gift, and each invention contributes to the progress of humanity. He regrets that a lack of resources prevents many inventors in developing countries from realizing their creative potential.
Although Olha Snydankos main motivation is to transpose her emotions on canvas in order to share them with the general public, the finest recognition of her creativity is achieved through respect for her works.
Being blind has challenged Cobhams Asuquo to get up and go. For this gifted singer and composer, a new distribution outlet with an improved copyright system would allow numerous Nigerian musicians to break into the international scene.
Giant of the fastfood, Tony Tan Caktiong explains the importance of his brand name for the competitiveness of his company. He owes his success to "Jollibee", which is synonymous with restauration and quality service.