Key aspects of IP sphere – in new CRSEA review


The Confederation of Rightholders’ Societies of Europe and Asia (CRSEA) presents the review of the main events in the sphere of intellectual property that has been happened from July to October 2020. There are many events focused on IP development that took place neither on international scene nor on the territory of the countries CRSEA members.

WIPO announced new step in the partnership with the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) that would make activity of collective society more effective. At the same time WIPO and Music Rights Awareness Foundation (MRAF) realize the project in order to support authors all over the world. In our review you can read how authors will be supported in ensuring they are recognized and fairly remunerated for their work.

One more interesting news connected with new system, upgraded by CISAC for the first time in 15 years, that will improve the accuracy, speed and efficiency of societies’ work in tracking creators’ works and paying royalties.

In addition you can read abstract from the copyright report of the European Audiovisual Observatory: «Copyright licensing rules in the European Union». The document combines two functions: analytical and practical that allows readers to examine everything in details.

Not only professional organizations but also presidents try to find different ways to support creative industry. So one article from the review deals with the real steps that has done the president of Columbia in order to pay attention to the sphere of intellectual property.

The main events in IP sphere in the territories of the CRSEA member countries: legislative initiatives promoted by Russian experts and lawmakers, decision to create a national center for mediation in IP in the Republic of Belarus, participation of the Kazakh National Institute of Intellectual Property in the dialogue on increasing access to medicines in Kazakhstan and two steps made by China – establishment of the International Intellectual Property Exchange and implementation of blockchain to ease the burden of producing proof of IP holder.

All news above-mentioned and other information is available in our new review.