Category: Resale Right America

News on the Resale Right from North and South America

Project “Balmes law”, a pro resale right bill presented at the chamber of deputies in Chile.

  “Balmes Law”, a bill named in honor of renowned national artist and first president of Creaimagen, Mr. José Balmes, was presented at the chamber of deputies of Chile on the 26th of November 2019. This bill seeks to modify three articles from the current legislation in order to improve the rights of visual artists and includes a new regulation… Read more →

Photo: Charly Diaz Azcue / Comunicación Senado

A big leap forward for Resale Right in Argentina

(Photo Credits: Charly Diaz Azcue-Comunicación Senado)     A new bill was proposed to the Honourable Senate of the Argentine Nation by the Senator Lucila Crexell, a member of the Neuquino Popular Movement. On the 7th of October 2019, the senator entered the bill whose original text is available in Spanish on the website of the Argentine senate. It proposes the… Read more →

Argentinian Visual Artists support the Resale right

  On the 23rd of November SAVA, the Argentinian authors society, organized in Buenos Aires a gathering of visual artists in order to support the campaign for the recognition of the Resale right in the country’s legislation. Argentina does not recognized Resale Right until today and SAVA’s awareness campaign has as a goal to support and promote the insertion into… Read more →

Artists’ Resale Right International Conference 28 April 2017

The International Conference on the Resale Right will take place on April 28 in Geneva under the hosting of WIPO and organized by the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), The International Council of Creators of Craphic, Plastic and Photographic Arts (CIAGP) and European Visual Artists  (EVA).   One of the main purposes of the conference is… Read more →

Advancements in discussing the Resale Right within WIPO

WIPO’s 33rd Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights proved to be another valuable meeting for advocating the universal adoption of the Resale Right.  The bi-annual committee hosted Samuel Ricketson – Professor of law in the Melbourne Law School and author of the academic study on proposing an international treaty on the droit de suite/resale royalty for visual artists. The… Read more →