Compte rendu ‒ Conseil des ADPIC ‒ Afficher les détails de l'intervention/la déclaration

Ambassador Carmen Luz Guarda (Chile)
Corée, République de
C.i Copyright and related rights
16. The representative of Korea thanked the delegation of the United States for its responses which had been circulated in document IP/Q/USA/1/Add.1 and, while reserving his delegation's right to pose other follow-up questions to those responses, posed the following preliminary follow-up question. According to the United States' answers, if a work had been published before 1922, it would not be protected under the United States Copyright Act, even though its author was a national of another WTO Member, if that author had died after 1947, i.e. less than 50 years ago; how could this be explained in the light of Article 9 of the TRIPS Agreement and Article 18 of the Berne Convention?