[Cc-it] off topic (ma non troppo)

Marco Ciurcina ciurcina a studiolegale.it
Gio 9 Dic 2004 19:14:00 EST


Il giorno gio, 09-12-2004 alle 11:30 -0500, Thomas ha scritto:
> Molto interessante, purtroppo per motivi di lavoro non potr˛ essere 
> presente a nessuna delle due iniziative.
> 
> Penso, e spero, che di entrambe si stilerÓ una dettagliata 
> documentazione che si portÓ consultare via web, mi sbaglio?
spero. del convegno del 17 chieder˛ a tutti i relatori di far avere il
loro paper da mettere a disposizione sul sito del master program.
per il convegno del 16 ci saranno le registrazioni audio.
m.c.
> 
> 
> Marco Ciurcina ha scritto:
> 
> >Per chi viene a Torino il 16, se volete, il 17 c'Ŕ un altro evento che
> >noi sentiamo molto vicino al tema dei creative commons: un convegno sul
> >conflitto tra proprietÓ intellettuale e diritti umani (vedi sotto).
> >Purtroppo in inglese...
> >m.c.
> >
> >
> >http://zope0.itcilo.org/masters/turin-ip/2004/news
> >
> >-----------
> >
> >                             conference on
> >
> >                       Intellectual Property and 
> >                        Fundamental Human Rights
> >
> >
> >jointly organized by:
> >WIPO Worldwide Academy
> >University of Turin Law School and Department of Law
> >International Training Centre of ILO
> >
> >
> >Where:
> >ITCILO 
> >Padiglione L
> >Viale Maestri del Lavoro, 10 - 10127 Turin (Italy)
> >Tel. +39 011 6936.391 - Fax +39 011 6936.469
> >
> >
> >When:
> >On the 17 of December 2004
> >
> >
> >Why:
> >
> >Art. 27 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states that 
> >"everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of 
> >the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement 
> >and its benefits" (paragraph 1) and therefore that "everyone has the 
> >right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting 
> >from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the 
> >author" (paragraph 2).
> >
> >In Resolutions 2000/7 and 2001/21 the Sub-Commission on Human Rights of 
> >the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, stated inter
> >alia 
> >that:
> >- the right provided by Art. 27, paragraph 2, of the UDHR is subject to 
> >limitations in the public interest;
> >- the TRIPS Agreement does not adequately reflect the fundamental
> >nature 
> >and indivisibility of all Human Rights;
> >- the social function of intellectual property should be considered in 
> >the law making process.
> >
> >While Art. 15 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and 
> >Cultural Rights contains equivalent provisions, the Committee on 
> >Economic, Social and Cultural Rights made a statement on Human Rights 
> >and intellectual property (E/C.12/2001/15) claiming that intellectual 
> >property regimes must be consistent with the rights in the Covenant.
> >
> >A similar conflict is evident in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of 
> >the European Union where, Art. 17, paragraph 2, states that: 
> >"Intellectual property shall be protected" but  other provisions 
> >(particularly Art. 11 on freedom of expression, Art. 13 on freedom of 
> >arts and scientific research and Art. 14 on freedom of education) 
> >provide for the individuals to enjoy the freedoms enumerated therein.
> >
> >The demand for a new balancing between fundamental Human Rights and IP 
> >protection is also felt in areas as diverse as access to life saving 
> >drugs and biodiversity. A number of constituencies feels that the 
> >current status along with some proposed trends in the evolution of the 
> >intellectual property regime may restrict fundamental freedoms and may 
> >fail to live up to the expectations of future generations.
> >
> >Focus on fundamental Human Rights could be an answer to resolving 
> >these tensions and could constitute a good starting point for a 
> >rethinking of an intellectual property regime that fosters wealth, 
> >growth and wellness in the knowledge society while preserving the 
> >rights and giving appropriate incentives to  innovators.
> >
> >The purpose of this conference is therefore to discuss the dynamics of 
> >this phenomenon.
> >
> >
> >                                Program
> >
> >                   Morning session (h. 09,30 - 12,30)
> >
> >                              Welcome by:
> >                             George Jadoun
> >                             ITC ILO Turin
> >
> >                               Chairman:
> >                             Marco Ricolfi
> >                          University of Turin
> >
> >
> >                               Speakers:
> >
> >                             Kari Tapiola 
> >                International Labour Organization (ILO)
> >
> >                            Lawrence Lessig
> >                         University of Stanford
> >
> >                             Mpazi Sinjela
> >                         WIPO Worldwide Academy
> >
> >                              Eben Moglen
> >                          Columbia University 
> >
> >                             Claudio Prado
> >                     Brasilian Ministry of Culture
> >
> >                        Discussion and questions
> >
> >
> >                  Afternoon session (h. 14,00 - 17,00)
> >
> >                            Jakob Schneider
> >            UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights
> >
> >                             Paul Torremans
> >                        University of Nottingham
> >
> >                              Amaral Weber
> >            International Plant Genetic Resources Institute
> >
> >                              Sven Bostyn
> >                        University of Amsterdam
> >
> >
> >                        Discussion and questions
> >
> >
> >
> > 
> >  
> >
> 
> 
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Marco Ciurcina <ciurcina a studiolegale.it>




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