Collective management of rights
Digital Single Market
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, reform of collective rights management, completion of the digital single market, respect of metadata, standardisation of image works identifiers, EU funded project R.D.I, Google antitrust claim.
Current involvements include:
WIPO (since 1997)
IPTC (since 2005)
I-COMP (since 2009)
Linked Content Coalition (since 2012)
The PLUS Coalition (since 2012)
Creativity Works (since 2013)
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.
IPR & Copyright -
Feb 4, 2016
Picture Market -
Feb 4, 2016 Unfair contract will not save the media industry!
This is the reproduction of an article published by four leading organisations in Sweden, including CEPIC member BLF, against growing unfair contractual rules imposed by media companies on freelancers.
Summary & Presentations: “Innovation in Copyright Management” RDI Project Conference 9 December
The final conference of the part EU-funded copyright management project, Rights Data Integration took place in Brussels on 9 December
A new CEPIC survey: Liability of online platforms
The European Commission envisages legislation in this area and has launchd a Europe-wide and public survey on online platfoms. By answering the survey below, you will support CEPIC in submitting an answer.
Creative Sector and EU Regulators make copyright work on the web
Today in Brussels, 9 December, on the day that the European Commission published its long-awaited Communication: “Towards a modern, more European Copyright Framework”, RDI, the part-EU-funded digital copyright project, held a conference to showcase the significant innovation in managing copyright online it has developed over a two-year period.
The future of copyright reform in the EU
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, reform of collective rights management, completion of the digital single market, respect of metadata, standardisation of image works identifiers, EU funded project R.D.I, Google antitrust claim. Current involvements include: WIPO …
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BAPLA votes to set up a new collecting society
CHOICE – TRANSPARENCY – REWARD
A new CMO to improve and protect earnings
IPTC’s News at a Crossroads symposium – come and see what happened
IPTC is celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2015. The “News at a Crossroads” Symposium was the culminating event of our celebrations. Categories of change were examined separately with presentations and a discussion, open to the floor, and in a fourth session brought together to examine the crossroads and see how their findings might benefit each other.
The IPTC hits 50 with a seminar about the future of news
The IPTC has marked it’s 50th birthday with a seminar in London called ‘News at a Crossroads – Navigating a Changing Landscape’. The afternoon seminar gave us a high speed ride through changes in the news industry now and in the future.
Digital Rights Management in JPEG? Is DRM back?
It is with great interest that CEPIC members have taken note of the intention of the JPEG's Joint Expert Group to integrate DRM (Digital Rights Management) into an extended JPEG standard. Is it a new promising method allowing to fight against a high and raising rate of online piracy ?
Google Books is fair use confirms second circuit appeal court in the US
In the latest judicial episode of Google Books, the US Authors Guild has lost