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A guide to WIPO’s work for the blind

Emma Barraclough, London

WIPO’s copyright committee will meet next month to discuss proposals to increase access to copyright material by blind and visually impaired people. Managing IP explains why progress has been so slow

What’s the problem?

Less than one third of WIPO member states have laws to help people with visual impairments (VIPS) to access copyright content, according to a survey carried out by WIPO four years ago. Those who represent the...

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