Extract from “The Dangers of the TPP to Mexican Legislation Regarding Intellectual Property”

Regarding exceptions and limitations on copyrights, TPP’s article 18.65 doesn’t impose a catalog of possible exceptions, leaving it open to each country to decide, as long as “it doesn’t attempt against the work’s normal exploitation, interpretation or execution, or fonogram, and it doesn’t cause injustificated damage to the interests of the legitimate interest of the right’s holder.” The interpretation is left open and the part about limitations can be seen as declarative and not mandatory, when it indicates that “each part will seek to achieve the right balance in their Copyright and related Rights system…”

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