Copyright Infrastructure Webinars

This series of webinars on copyright infrastructure will feature a number of speakers from the public and private sector on a range of topics relevant to copyright infrastructure, such as metadata, identifiers, technology solutions and WIPO services.

The webinars are open to representatives of Member States and Observers, as well as the general public, and will be held approximately on a bi-weekly basis in the form of one-hour lunch events, including a presentation, followed by a Q&A session.

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Copyright Infrastructure Webinars

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The Global Digital Service Data Exchange Project by a group of Asian Collective Management Organizations (CMOs)

September 14, 2022 Virtual (English)
13:00 - 14:00 Geneva time
The webinar features the Global Digital Service Data Exchange Project, an initiative of several Asian CMOs operating in the music field. The objective is to develop a solution and workflow that enables easy and efficient data exchange processes with increased speed and frequency by cross referencing the musical work codes and digital service providers’ asset identifiers, so that each CMO may receive full and accurate payment for all their repertoire used on global digital services in foreign countries.

The Mechanical Licensing Collective

June 22, 2022 Virtual (English)
13:00 - 14:00 Geneva time
This webinar will feature the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC), a non-profit Collective Management Organization (CMO) designated by the U.S. Copyright Office, and discuss how the MLC is addressing questions related to metadata. The MLC is administering blanket mechanical licenses to eligible streaming and download services in the United States, and has built a publicly accessible musical works database, as well as a portal that creators and music publishers can use to submit and maintain their musical works data.

Rights Data and Identifiers for Audiovisual Works

June 8, 2022 Virtual (English)
13:00 - 14:00 Geneva time
This webinar will focus on identifiers for audiovisual works: the International Standard|Audiovisual Number (ISAN) and the Entertainment Identifier Registry Association (EIDR). ISAN is a voluntary numbering system and metadata schema for the identification of any audiovisual works and versions thereof, while EIDR is a universal identifier system for movie and television, whether commercial or non-commercial.|ISAN (International Standard Audiovisual Number) and EIDR|EIDR – A universal unique identifier for movie and television assets

Quansic and Its Matching Services

May 11, 2022 Virtual (English)
13:00 - 14:00 Geneva time
This webinar will feature a perspective from Quansic, which offers metadata matching services further to requirements from platforms and other industry stakeholders. Quansic has developed artist data matching techniques and curates and enhances the data set of performers and songwriters.||Quansic - ISNI matching services

The International Standard Content Code (ISCC)

April 27, 2022 Virtual (English)
13:00 - 14:00 Geneva time
This webinar will feature the International Standard Content Code (ISCC). The ISCC is an open and decentralized digital media identifier for multiple generic media-types (text, image, audio, video), designed for blockchain-based registration.||ISCC - Content Codes

CAPASSO: Online Rights Management and the Pan-African Digital Licensing Hub

April 13, 2022 Virtual (English)
13:00 - 14:00 Geneva time
This webinar will feature CAPASSO, a Collective Management Organization (CMO) and Digital Rights Licensing Agency from South Africa. CAPASSO collects and distributes royalties to its members (music publishers and composers), based on metadata and digital rights management information, and created a Pan-African Digital Licensing Hub, encompassing several CMOs on the African continent.||CAPASSO

Rights Data and Identifiers in the Text Publishing Industry

March 30, 2022 Virtual (English)
13:00 - 14:00 Geneva time
The objective of this webinar is to provide a high-level overview of the deployment of identifiers and technical standards in the global publishing value and supply chains related to copyright data, and discuss where these areas might need further development as regards the digital infrastructure and related metadata.||AIE - Associazione Italiana Editori|International Publishers Association