Internet Society Obtains Permanent Observer Status to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

September 2010

The Internet Society gains Permanent Observer status with WIPO during the organization’s General Assembly in 2010. Seeing its role as one of providing technical guidance and advice to policy makers involved in key Internet issues, the Internet Society co-organizes numerous workshops with WIPO concerning online copyright issues. The Internet Society is also an Observer Organization to the Steering Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) and Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks (SCT).