Commission launches public consultation on Database Directive

The Commission has launched a public consultation on the Database Directive “to understand better how the Database Directive is used, to evaluate its impact on users and to identify possible needs of adjustment”. Deadline to respond is 30 August 2017.

Not all Links are Equal …

CEPIC urges the Commission to translate its strong political commitment to achieve a fairer allocation of value generated by the online distribution of copyrighted content into meaningful legal solutions to remedy the transfer of value in the image sector and provide a level playing field in the online market.

Creators tell the Commission enough is enough

Pedro Almodóvar, Charles Aznavour, Andrea Bocelli, Daniel Buren, Ennio Morricone, Alejandro Sanz, Albert Uderzo and over 1000 other creators urge the Commission to properly address the transfer of value taking place at their expense online.

Impact of Brexit on IP

Brexit will not be an easy divorce. What will be the impact on Intellectual Property?

ICOMP Open Event on Copyright Reform

We see the Digital Single Market Strategy as great opportunity for EU legislators to be bold and to plug these two loopholes – in a way that will result in a more equitable allocation of value, between those that display images w/o permission and the creators of those images.