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.
IPR & Copyright
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
The German Supreme Court has recently referred to the CJEU (Court of Justice of the European Union) in a case that will add to the plentyful jurisprudence on “Framing”. Why this matters?
Creatives and news publishers will be empowered to negotiate with internet giants thanks to new copyright rules which also contain safeguards on freedom of expression.
30 international organisations representing copyright stakeholders call on the Council and the European Parliament to adopt the Copyright Directive.
CEPIC has joined a call of 28 organisations of the creative industry to adopt the Copyright Directive.
The trilogue negotiations on the EU copyright directive on 13.12. ended, expectedly, without any results on Art.13. Negotiations are postponed until the third week of January 2019.
On 12 September the European Parliament voted 448 to 226 the amended version of the Copyright Directive that was originally rejected on 5 July after the most controversial passages of the law have been watered down. If the directive goes through, it will be the result of 10 years of work to solve the “Transfer of Value” in the digital eco-system. What is in the directive for picture agencies and for photographers?
On the technical feasability of EU reform efforts – without censorship and upload filters. Just before the vote on the new proposal for the EU Copyright Directive, Copytrack addressed MEP’s with the following letter.
On 06 September, ahead of the vote on the EU Copyright Directive on 12 September and on behalf of authors society GESAC, Harris Interactive published a survey on “Copyright and US Tech Giants: What are the expectations in Europe?”