Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR)

The Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) was set up in the 1998-1999 biennium to examine substantive law topics in the field of copyright and related rights.

The Committee includes all member states of WIPO and/or of the Berne Union; and, as observers, certain member states of the United Nations (UN) that are non-members of WIPO and/or the Berne Union, as well as many intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations.

The Standing Committee makes recommendations to the WIPO General Assembly or a Diplomatic Conference.

The Committee has these items on its standing agenda:

The Committee is also discussing:

SCCR members discussing copyright issues
SCCR members discussing copyright issues (Photo: WIPO). More SCCR photos on Flickr.

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Information resources on copyright

Multi-stakeholder activities