Category: Resale Right Asia and Australia

Resale Right news from Asia and Australia

The Resale Right gains new recognition within WIPO

On Friday 13 May, within the World Intellectual Property Organization’s 32nd plenary session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights the subject of the Resale Right was addressed. The delegation of Senegal has submitted a proposition of analyzing and debating the academic study encouraging the universal adoption of the visual artist’s resale right, prepared by Melbourne University Professor… Read more →

New Zealand art business commits to paying Resale Right

In a step forward to support visual artists, the New Zealand based art business Bowerbank Ninow has vowed to implement a Resale Royalty of 2.5% of the hammer price of any artwork sold from their catalogue. The works of art, numbering over 40 pieces, can be consulted online and bear estimated values from $500 to over $100k. Supporting the same rationale that artists… Read more →

Discussions on the Artist’s Resale Right adoption in China

      “Resale right is not all about remuneration, it’s about respect for the artist” – Mr. Yan Cheng On April 14 2015, a number of representatives of prestigious organisations from across the Asia-Pacific and other regions joined in Beijing to discuss the Artist’s Resale Right. Hosted by CISAC’s Asia-Pacific regional office, the one-day seminar gathered the most distinguished guests of the… Read more →