Limitations And Exceptions Under Copyright Law For Library; WIPO Initiatives And Indian Position





Diksha Mishra, Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University


With the emergence of “intellectual property right numerous endeavors were made through international agreements to safeguard intellectual property rights. “It is established principle of ubi jus ibiremedium meaning thereby where there is right there is remedy. Further a jural cognate of right is duty1, thereby with recognition of rights of a author, whatsoever name called it casts a duty on the Sovereign to protect those rights..”


As an attempt to harmonize copyright norms across the globe, WIPO has drafted copyright treaty in 1996. WIPO (World intellectual property organization) is one of the sixteen specialized agencies of the United Nations system of organization having headquarter at Geneva. It has successfully maintained to enhance respect for intellectual property throughout the world, and has foster industrial and cultural development by stimulating creative activity and the dissemination of literary and artistic works. “Along with it there has always an ongoing tussel between dissemination and protection. In all intellectual property laws there are always certain exceptions provided in its concerned legislation.” In this research work researcher has undertaken to study provisions for limitation and exceptions under copyright law for library. Emphasis will be laid ,,on WIPO initiatives and attempt is made to study rights and protection being availed to Library under Indian Copyright law.

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