Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 April 2017

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780190679651

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The World Blind Union Guide to the Marrakesh Treaty

Facilitating Access to Books for Print-Disabled Individuals

Laurence R. Helfer, Molly K. Land, Ruth L. Okediji, and Jerome H. Reichman

  • Sets forth the World Blind Union's view of The Marrakesh Treaty as one that pursues human rights goals using the legal and policy tools of copyright law
  • Briefly introduces the intellectual property and human rights regimes
  • Provides an article-by-article analysis of the Marrakesh Treaty
  • Analyzes the meaning of key Treaty terms as well as the exceptions and limitations to copyright that all ratifying countries must adopt
  • Discusses putting the Marrakesh Treaty into practice within the scope of national law