The WIPO publishes its Study On the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Copyright Ecosystem the Covid-19 at the SCCR/42 meeting
Geneva, 9 May 2022
On the occasion of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR)/42 meeting of the WIPO Member States and the Information Session on the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Copyright Ecosystem on 9 May 2022, the comprehensive WIPO study was presented.
The European Writers’ Council is grateful for the opportunity to have contributed significantly to an overview of the situation of authors and translators in and after two years of crisis with its two monitor reports on The Economic Impact of the Covid-19 crisis on writers and translators in the European Book Sector, the EWC position paper and supplementary information (related links see below).
The WIPO report is divided into three main sections:
Part I focuses on authors, cultural professionals and the creative industries in the audiovisual, music, book and visual arts sectors. Part II looks at surveys and case studies from the education, research and heritage sectors, and thirdly includes responses and general trends.
The study includes relevant appendices for supplementation, including the list of experts, case studies and bibliographies.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cultural and creative industries – the Authors: Marilena Vecco, Martin Clarke, Paul Vroonhof, Eveline de Weerd, Ena Ivkovic, Sofia Minichova, Miriam Nazarejova.
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The responsibility for the contents of this report lies with Panteia. © WIPO, 2022
To the EWC Position Paper.
Full survey of the EWC 2021/2022
Position paper of the EWC 2021/2022