Commissioned under the WIPO Development Agenda, and authored by Prof. Séverine Dusollier, University of Namur, the study assesses the role, history, and justification of the public domain in copyright, identifies its main components and the obstacles that might interfere with the access and use of the copyright-related public domain.
WIPO publishes “Scoping Study on Copyright and Related Rights and the Public Domain”
WIPO has released the English version of “Scoping Study on Copyright and Related Rights and the Public Domain”. Other language versions will be made available in due course.
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