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:

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 -

Copyright related initiatives and events Jan. 2015 – June 2015

Under the “Culture” item, the Presidency documents notes that “The cultural and creative sectors - as well as culture-related tourism which is particularly important in some Member States - are in themselves highly significant economic sectors, with enormous potential for future growth and jobs. The Digital Agenda was particularly highlighted during the debate as a key area where progress must be accelerated, through reform of copyright rules and modernisation of the Audio-visual Media Services Directive.”

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Google Antitrust -

Ms Vestager sends out first questionnaires to “Google rivals”

Margrethe Vestager, EU Commissioner for Competition
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