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Congress 2012: "Copyright and Related Rights in the ‘Cloud’ Environment", Kyoto, 17-18 October 2012

Executive Committee: Paris, 9 March 2013




At its meeting in Kyoto on 16 October 2012, the ALAI Executive Committee adopted the opinion of the Study Group on orphan works concerning the compatibility of the draft EU directive with international norms. This opinion addresses specifically issues arising from the EU's draft legislation (as it then was) on orphan works. It takes no specific position on themes of a more general nature that had a bearing on the issue, but that in order to do them justice would require a wider context and more in-depth study. The opinion can be downloaded on the “Resolutions” page.


The report of the Study Group on the "determination of country of origin when a work is first publicly disclosed over the Internet", adopted by the ALAI Executive Committee at its meeting in Paris on January 14, 2012, is published in English, French and Spanish in the April 2012 issue of the Revue Internationale du Droit d'Auteur (RIDA)