ALAI Congress Kyoto 2012
16-18, October 2012

Copyright and Related Rights in the “Cloud” Environment

[Simultaneous Interpretation: English, French, Spanish and Japanese]

Tuesday, 16, October
9:00- Registration for Executive Committee members only a t the entrance area to meeting room "Minorino-ma"

Executive Committee meeting at "Minorino-ma"

Registration of participants at the entrance to the meeting room "Minorino-ma"
 Lunch for only Executive Committee members at "Hohouno-ma" (ho-wou-no-ma)

Welcome Party in Japanese traditional garden "Ryukyo-in"
* On the 16th
We would like to ask you to stop by the Westin Miyako Hotel to check in and take your ID card before joining the welcome party held in Ryukyo-in Temple.
Ryukyou-in Temple is located roughly a 10-minute walk from the Westin Hotel. Our staff would guide you to the party location.
* On the 16th, our reception desk will be open until 7pm. Please feel free to contact our reception desk at your convenience if you are not in time for the starting time of the welcome party. Our Staff would be happy to guide you to the party location.
* As the streets around Ryukyou-in Temple are very narrow, we would like you to kindly refrain from using taxi-cabs to the party location. Thank you so much for your understanding and cooperation in advance.

Wednesday, 17, October at conference room "Yamashirono-ma"
9:00 - 9:30
Opening Session
Opening Speech of ALAI Victor NABHAN
Welcome Speech of ALAI Japan Hiroshi SAITO
Guest Speech of Commissioner of Agency for Cultural Affairs ,Mr. Seiichi KONDO
Guest Speech Representative of WIPO

9:30 - 10:00
Special Speech Information, Technology and Business Laws in the Cloud Service Prof. Zentaro KITAGAWA

10:05 - 10:25
Music Violin and piano duet
Sonata for Piano and Violin opus 23 Ludwig van BEETHOVEN
I. Presto
II. Andante scherzoso, più Allegretto
III. Allegro molto
George SPERA (piano) and Silke von LEWINSKI (violin)

10:30 - 10:50 Coffee and tea break

10:50 - 13:00
Session 1 - Developments of New Platforms

  In the early stage of the Congress recent developments of various new technologies, services and platforms will be described and related to the "cloud" and further to form a basis for a legal analysis with copyright and related rights in the forefront. The main focus will be personalized media, such as Facebook and YouTube, and an analysis of the effects of search engines and other technical facilities imminent in cloud uses. Accordingly, the first four panelists will demonstrate technical facilities as well as offer a contour to he legal landscape for new platforms in the Net environment and in particular the concerns of copyright law. Following that is a wrap up of conclusions by Professor Pierre Sirinelli.

President: Jan ROSEN (Stockholm University)
1.1 Cloud Computing : Sylvie FORBIN (VIVENDI)
1.2 Search Engines : Antoon QUAEDVLIEG (University of Nijmensen)
1.3 Filtering : Naoya BESSHO (Yahoo Japan)
1.4 Social Media : Ole-Andreas ROGNSTAD (University of Oslo )
1.5 Legal Synthesis of Issues raised by "Cloud" Technologies : Pierre SIRINELLI(Université de Paris)


13:00 - 14:20 Lunch at Aoi-den

14:20 - 16:00
Session 2 - Can the Internet Treaties of 1996 Play an Important Role in Legal Issues Raised by "Cloud" Business? (Part I)

(Session 2 and 3)
 In the light of the legal issues discussed in the previous session, we would like to discuss whether the WIPO Treaties of 1996 provide legal rules that are responsive to the recent technological and commercial developments.
 In particular, we would like to reexamine or reevaluate a role of right of making available, technological measures and electronic rights management information with reference to "cloud" storage and retrieval.
 These two Sessions begin with the keynote speech by Dr.Ficsor who contributed to adopt the Treaties, and then panelists would discuss the roleof the Treaties.

President: Frank GOTZEN (Katholike Universiteit Leuven)
Keynote Speech by Mihaly FICSOR (Hungarian Copyright Society)
2.1 Right of Making Available with Reference to "Cloud" Storage and Retrieval
Speakers: Estelle DERCLAYE (University of Nottingham), Jacqueline SEIGNETTE (Hocker Advocaten), and Tatsuhiro UENO (Rikkyo University)


16:00 - 16:15 Coffee and tea break

16:15 - 17:35
Session 3 - Can the Internet Treaties of 1996 Play an Important Role in Legal Issues Raised by "Cloud" Business? (Part II)
President: Ysolde GENDREAU (Université de Montreal)
3.1 Technological Protection Measures and Electronic Rights Management Information in the "Cloud" Environment
Speakers: Severine DUSOLLIER (University of Namur), Jule SIGALL (Microsoft), Takashi YAMAMOTO (Infotech)


Thursday, 18 , October at conference room "Yamashirono-ma"
9:00 - 11:05
Session 4 - New Business Models for Effective Protection of Copyright and Related Rights in the "Cloud" -- Role of Electronic Rights Management in New Business Models

 We would like to discuss here some new business models and effective copyright and related rights protection in the "cloud".
 Following our general discussion on the role of electronic rights management in the new business models, we would confirm new "cloud" business models on musical works, literary works, photographic works, performances and phonograms.

President: Paolo MARZANO (Legance)
4.1 Musical Works Satoshi WATANABE (JASRAC)
4.2 Literary Works Jesse FEDER (BSA)
4.3 Photographic Works Takahito IIDA (DENTSU)
4.4 Audiovisual Works Eric SCHWARTZ (Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP)
4.5 Performances Tsuneo ASAHARA (Japan Actors' Association)
4.6 Phonograms


11:05 - 11:20 Coffee and tea break

11:20 - 13:00
Session 5 - Copyright-avoiding Business Model in the "Cloud"

 In this Session, we would like to discuss a possibility of users' "cloud" storage of their own copies and therefore copyright avoiding business models( Google, Cablevision, Rapidshare). There might be a heated debate over this issue.

President: Thomas DREIER (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT))
Speakers: Jean MARTIN (cabinet d'avocats Jean Martin), Shira Perlmutter (United States Patent and Trademark Office), and Martin SENFTLEBEN (University of Amsterdam)


13:00 - 14:20 Lunch at Aoi-den

14:20 - 15:55
Session 6 - Future Model of One-Stop-On-Line Licensing in the Cloud Environment (Part I) --- Contractual Perspectives on Crossovers of Rights and National Borders (Reproduction, Distribution, Communication to the Public, Adaptation and Multi-territorial Licenses)

 Here we would like to discuss a possible system model for exploitation and effective protection in the "cloud". We would discuss future model of one-stop-online licensing system of combined rights and across borders from contractual perspective.

President: Graciela MELO Sarmiento (CECOLDA)
Speakers: Silke von LEWINSKI (Max-Planck-Institute), Maria MARTIN-PRAT (European Commission), and Daniel GERVAIS (Vanderbilt University Law School)


15:55 - 16:10 Coffee and tea break

16:10 - 17:50
Session 7 - Future Model of One-Stop-On-Line Licensing in the Cloud Environment (Part II) -- Litigation Perspectives on Crossovers of Rights and National Borders; Private International Issues

 At this final session, we would discuss future model of one-stop-online licensing system from litigation perspective. There might be a heated debate about these private international issues.

President: Paul TORREMANS (University of Nottingham)
Speakers: Jane GINSBURG (Columbia University), Toshiyuki KONO (Kyushu University), and Annette KUR (Max-Planck-Institute)


17:50 - 18:10
General Assembly in 2012

Closing Dinner at "Mizuhono-ma"