Hungary Signs New Treaty on Audiovisual Performances

Jul 23 2012 - 14:33

Mihaly Ficsor, vice president of the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO), signed the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances on behalf of Hungary during the WIPO diplomatic conference held on June 20–26 in Beijing, China.

This new international treaty was adopted on June 24 and it aims to regulate copyright for audiovisual performances. It was signed by 48 countries.

It will enter into force three months after 30 of the contracting countries have ratified the treaty and deposited their instruments of accession.

Prepared by: Masa Lopicic

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Source: HIPO, WIPO

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