This position paper was submitted to the European Commission in the context of its Stakeholder Dialogue on the implementation of Article 17of the Copyright directive in the Digital Single Market and the “guidelines ” that are being drafted by the European Commission.
The report of Professor Pierre Sirinelli on “automated image referencing services” (i.e. image search engines) has been published. The report proposes an update of the French law of July 2016 which imposed a mandatory collective management system on image search engines and whose implementing decree had never been published.
A recent government report in France has analysed how digital tools may be used for the The protection of intellectual property rights on online sharing platforms. It’s a must read in the context of the implementation of the EU Copyright Directive and of Art. 17.
On 15 January, Germany published a bill to implement Art.15 of the EU DSM Copyright Directive.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today launched a public consultation process on artificial intelligence (AI) and intellectual property (IP) policy, inviting feedback on an issues paper designed to help define the most-pressing questions likely to face IP policy makers as AI increases in importance.
BAPLA, a trade association representing picture libraries and agencies in the UK, has released its Online Copyright Infringement Report based on data collected in the autumn of 2019.
Stakeholders representing the creative sector in Brussels have signed an open letter in support of a raise of the EU budget allocated to Creative Europe, a programme aimed at supporting the cultural and creative sectors within the EU.
The 7th Copyright Conference on 11 November in Berlin focused on the implementation of the EU Copyright Directive in Germany.
DMLA has been working on this bill along with the Copyright Alliance and a group of other visual associations over the last ten years and it is great to see all the hard work pay off.
A copyright case that is going to be heard before the U.S. Supreme Court in November this year will determine whether states should be liable for damages under the Copyright Act