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General news on the Resale Right

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 →

WIPO conference on resale right sees overwhelming support for international action

The case for a formal inter-governmental process to promote international adoption of the resale right for visual artists has taken an important step forward following the first ever full conference at the headquarters of WIPO in Geneva dedicated to the issue. The conference, organised by WIPO before its Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), had been scheduled by… Read more →