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:

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.

Google Antitrust -

Comment on Google’s response to European Commission charges on Android

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Google filed its defense Thursday against the EU’s charges targeting Android. Thomas Vinje, an antitrust lawyer who advises FairSearch, calls Google’s description of Android as an open-source operating system “disingenuous … a phone maker that offers even a few phones that do not comply with Google’s straightjacket faces a cut-off from all of Google’s branded products.”

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