Conceiving an International Instrument on Limitations and Exceptions to Copyright

  title={Conceiving an International Instrument on Limitations and Exceptions to Copyright},
  author={P. Bernt Hugenholtz and Ruth L. Okediji},
  journal={Intellectual Property: Copyright Law eJournal},
The task of developing a global approach to limitations and exceptions is one of the major challenges facing the international copyright system today. This paper examines policy options and modalities for framing an international instrument on limitations and exceptions to copyright within the treaty obligations of the current international copyright system. We consider this international copyright acquis as our general starting point, and evaluate options for the design of such an instrument… 
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