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Gurry backs copyright exception for the blind

Peter Ollier, Paris


In an exclusive interview with Managing IP, WIPO director general Francis Gurry spoke about the Organisation’s efforts to develop a treaty to give blind people access to copyright protected work

Although WIPO has had difficulty passing treaties to harmonise IP laws over the past few years, the Organisation's director general Francis Gurry is confident that the negotiations over a copyright exception for blind people could provide a new start.

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