South Korea To Join WIPO Copyright Treaty

Law360, New York (March 25, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- South Korea applied Wednesday to the World Intellectual Property Organization for participation in the WIPO Copyright Treaty, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said.

The ministry said it expects to become a formal member of the treaty effective on June 24 this year.

Thanks to recent revisions in Korea’s copyright law, the country does not expect to have to revise any of its current laws or regulations, a government official said.

However, the U.S. has added South Korea to its priority watch list of countries with...
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