Collective management of rights
IPR & Copyright
CEPIC is involved in IP negotiations at European and international level and in technological standardisation in the visual field.
Current issues include
EU copyright harmonization and reform in the Digital Single Market, competition online and closing of the “framing loophole”, reform of collective rights management, respect of metadata, standardisation of image works identifiers.
Current involvements include:
Other trade associations CEPIC has been involved with include: the
Linked Content Coalition and the PLUS Coalition , ICOMP and the OIP / Open Internet Project
In this section, you will find current
News related to the above fields.
Our position papers, key statements and other resources may be found in the relevant sub-sections or in the Login Member area of the Cepic website.
Creativity Works! works to improve rightholders’ exclusive rights in favour of online platforms
Creativity Works! calls on Member States to refrain from restricting rightholders’ exclusive rights in favour of certain online platforms; discussions on Copyright Directive must continue to resolve fundamental issues.
Boosting the EU culture budget – A call from Europe’s Cultural & Creative Sectors
CEPIC along with over 50 other cultural orignisations have joined the campaign to ask for better funding for the EU cultural industry. After concerns that the culture budget was minimal in comparison to the impact and jobs the field created.
Finally act against Google’s anti-competitive practices
Google keeps users to itself, and no longer plays the role of an intermediary to direct users to the vast wealth of Internet websites. It captures them and directly offers content produced by others, depriving them of their intellectual property rights.
CEPIC, EFJ, & EVA: Joint letter on Framing to the European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee
CEPIC, the European Federation of Journalists and EVA for visual authors have signed a common open letter to the members of the European Parliament to attract their attention on the issue of Framing/ Embedding of Pictures. The jurisprudence set by the Court of Justice of the European Union on the use of framing/embedding technology must urgently be corrected by the European legislator.
A Europe that protects: Commission reinforces EU response to illegal content online
In its Communication of September 2017 on tackling illegal content online, the European Commission promised to monitor progress in tackling illegal content online and assess whether additional measures are needed to ensure the swift and proactive detection and removal of illegal content online, including possible legislative measures to complement the existing regulatory framework.
On the Google-Getty agreement
CEPIC has received with interest the news about a cooperation agreement which has been reached between Getty Images and Google Inc., two leaders in their respective field.
Google Shopping Case
The link to the decision of the European Commission on the Google Shopping Case is posted here.
ICT Proposer Day, Budapest
With the ambition of tackling another European project involving technology and visual data, CEPIC took part in the ICT Proposers Day organised in Budapest on 8th to 10th November.
Commission to invest €30 billion in new solutions for societal challenges and breakthrough innovation
POLICY ISSUES CEPIC is involved in IP negotiations at European and international level and in technological standardisation in the visual field. Current issues include EU copyright harmonization and reform in the Digital Single Market, competition online and closing of the “framing loophole”, reform of collective rights management, respect of metadata, standardisation of image works identifiers. Current involvements include: …
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IPTC to Update RightsML to Align With W3C’s ODRL
IPTC is looking for members and experts with experience in defining licensing information in a machine-readable way to help adapt IPTC’s RightsML standard according to the new ODRL Recommendation, which will specifically address the needs of the news industry.