International Copyright

Available Resources

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation. Find information about upcoming committees, assemblies and other valuable legal and technical resources here WIPO.

IFRRO, the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organizations, is the main international network of collective management organizations in the text field. Its purpose is to facilitate, on an international basis, the collective management of reproduction and other rights relevant to text-based copyrighted works through the co-operation of national Reproduction Rights Organizations (RROs).

The Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA) at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office assists in advising the Administration and other federal agencies on domestic and international copyright legal and policy issues.

The U.S. Copyright Office administers the national copyright registration and recordation system and provides advice on copyright law to Congress, federal agencies, the courts and the public.

International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) is an alliance of trade associations in the “copyright-based industries” of the United States.

International treaties

The following international treaties exist in the field of copyright: