May 21-22, 2019 WIPO regional workshop was held in Yerevan

May 23, 2019

"Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights"

Organizer, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

jointly with the Republic of Armenia Intellectual Property Agency (IGC)

Topic 1: WIPO Service Brief Presentation:

Topic 2: WIPO's activities in the field of Copyright, Beijing and Marrakesh treaties and recent developments

Topic 3: Collective management of copyright and related rights. National Legal and Legal Framework in the Republic of Armenia

Topic 4: Legal and practical challenges in collective management in Armenia and the region

Topic 5: Licensing for public performance and online use of musical compositions The role of collective management

Topic 6 Strategic Approach to Collective Management of Rights and WIPO Best Practice Toolkit for such Organizations

Topic 7: Special issues in the field of collective management. related rights, personal reproduction and reprography

Topic 8: Specific issues in collective management. Related rights for personal reproduction of works, remuneration and reprography

Topic 9: Roundtable discussion. The prospects of collective management in Armenia and the region


Alexander Shevchenko, Program Assistant, Department of Transitional and Developed Countries, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva

Anita Hass, Counselor, Copyright Office, WIPO

Carol Kosinski, international expert, Warsaw

Leonardo da Terry, Legal Counsel, Confederation of Authors and Composers Organizations (CISAC), Paris

IFPI representative:

SCAPR representative:

IFRRO representative of the International Federation of Reproductive Rights Organizations

SAA representative of the authors of visual arts creations

Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia and Ukraine

Representative of the Armenian Intellectual Property Agency

Susanna Nersisyan, General Director of "ARMAUTHOR"