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WIPO CRNR/DC/6 ORIGINAL: English DATE: August 30, 1996


DIPLOMATIC CONFERENCE
ON CERTAIN COPYRIGHT AND NEIGHBORING RIGHTS QUESTIONS

Geneva, December 2 to 20, 1996


BASIC PROPOSAL
FOR THE SUBSTANTIVE PROVISIONS OF THE TREATY
ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN RESPECT OF DATABASES
TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE DIPLOMATIC CONFERENCE

prepared by the Chairman of the Committees of Experts

on a Possible Protocol to the Berne Convention and on a Possible Instrument for the Protection of the Rights of Performers and Producers of Phonograms


Memorandum prepared by the Chairman of the Committees of Experts


Draft Treaty on Intellectual Property in Respect of Databases

Contents

Preamble

[Substantive Provisions]

Article 1: Scope

Article 2: Definitions

Article 3 : Rights

Article 4: Rightholders

Article 5: Exceptions

Article 6: Beneficiaries of Protection

Article 7: National Treatment and Independence of Protection

Article 8: Term of Protection

Article 9: Formalities

Article 10: Obligations concerning Technological Measures

Article 11: Application in Time

Article 12: Relation to Other Legal Provisions

Article 13: Special Provisions on Enforcement of Rights

[Administrative and Final Clauses]

ANNEX


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