Workshop on Emerging Contemporary Issues
Centre for Intellectual Property Rights Advocacy, Research and Training (CIPRART), School of Law, The NorthCap University, Gurugram, organised a workshop on the theme ‘Emerging Contemporary issues under Copyright Law: National and International Perspectives’ for Law students on 5 Oct 2018. The workshop was conducted by Mr GR Raghavender, Joint Secretary, Department of Justice, Ministry of Law & Justice, GOI (Registrar Copyright Office). Recent issues relating to Copyright Law under Beijing Treaty on Audio-visual Performances and Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works to Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities were discussed. The WIPO Treaty on Protection of Broadcasting Organizations with special emphasis on their limitations and exceptions; recent issues on internet piracy, software protection under multilateral treatise, artificial intelligence with special emphasis on EU Directives on Copyright in the Digital Single Market and US Music Modernization Act were also discussed. The Workshop was coordinated by Ms Unanza Gulzar.