Intellectual Property Law: Adoption of Beijing Treaty Restores Faith in Multilateral System for IP

The WIPO Diplomatic Conference on Audiovisual Performances took place from June 20th to 26th, 2012 in Beijing, China. The Conference adopted an international treaty protecting the intellectual property rights of audiovisual performers, such as film and TV actors. Delegates from WIPO Member States comment on the adoption of the Beijing Treaty. The Treaty extends the …