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 on the Digital Single Market, competition online, image search engines and the closing of the “framing loophole”, reform of collective rights management, respect of metadata, standardisation of image works identifiers.

Involvements with other organisations include:

 

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 -

Article 17 EC guidelines: letter to EU Commissioner Thierry Breton

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Issues -

Europe’s cultural and creative sectors call for ambitious EU budgetary measures to get through the COVID-19 crisis

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Europe’s cultural and creative sectors were among the first and hardest hit by the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. They will also be among the last. Across Europe, almost all cultural activities have been cancelled or postponed indefinitely, while venues and retailers have closed with disastrous consequences for all creators’ and cultural and creative professionals’ livelihoods, as well as the ecosystem as a whole. Millions of jobs are on the line.

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