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30
Jul
2018

India accedes to the WIPO Copyright Treaty, 1996 and WIPO Performance and Phonograms Treaty, 1996.

The Union cabinet has approved to the accession of WIPO Copyright (WCT) and WIPO Performance and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT). This has extended the scope to cover Copyright to the internet and digital environment. India will be bound by the treaties once the Instrument of Accession is deposited with the Director General of WIPO.
The treaties have the provisions to extend the protection of copyrights contained therein to the digital environment. It s recognises the rights specific to digital environment, access to work and other interactive modes of access.
In India now the Copyright holders will enjoy the fruits of their hard labor
The international system will help India to secure a return on the investment made in the activities of creative work
By extending the protection of domestic rights holder, it will create a level playing field for India in other countries as well
It will enhance the distribution of creative works which in turn will create boost to the economy
To showcase the rich cultural heritage and motivate business spirit
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