United States (U.S.) is currently involved in a rulemaking exercise that would grant exemptions from prohibition against circumvention of technological measures protecting copyrighted works. If this rulemaking is successful, it would allow exemption to certain classes of works from the prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works.
IPR Helpdesk of Perry4Law Organisation and PTLB has covered this issue here. Further updates on this topic would also be posted on this article as well. You may also check the Twitter account of IPR Helpdesk India in this regard for intellectual property rights (IPRs) related updates from India and abroad.
The IPR Helpdesk of India was launched in the year 2007 when it celebrated the renowned World IP Day of World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). Some of the public awareness initiatives of IPR Helpdesk of India include celebration of WIPO Week-2007(Please read here1 and here2 in this regard), providing of Intellectual Property Rights Trends in India-2007, celebration of World IP Day 2008 Of WIPO as WIPO Week- 2008, celebration of World IP Day 2009 Of WIPO, suggestions on proposed rulemaking by United State Copyright office for Section 1201 exemptions to prohibition against circumvention of technological measures protecting copyrighted works, etc.
The IPR Helpdesk of India would provide its comments on the abovementioned topic and the same would be posted here one by one. This is in continuation of Perry4Law Organisation’s commitment to spread public awareness in the field of IPRs in general and techno legal fields in particular. We hope various stakeholders would find our initiatives useful.