Development of International PRR and the Emergence of Sri Lankan National PRR

  • Gowri NanayakkaraEmail author


This chapter will continue to map the progression of international PRR consequent to the Rome Convention and TRIPS agreement and its diffusion at national level. In that regard, the chapter will discuss the way in which PRR was further expanded internationally through the WIPO’s WPPT and the Beijing Treaty and the way in which it was transplanted in the Sri Lankan context. As will be alluded to, the PRR is predicated upon a creative hierarchy, which is different to the one characterising the Sri Lankan music industry, an interesting characteristic that will be discussed later on in this book. The foundation laid in here for such discussion is helpful in understanding whether the PRR is effective in addressing the concerns of the Sri Lankan vocalists.


WPPT Beijing treaty PRR in Sri Lanka Remuneration Covering 


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  1. 1.School of LawCanterbury Christ Church UniversityCanterburyUK

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