Copyright Directive: Implementation in France

FROM THE CEPIC NEWSLETTER DATE: 16 April 2021 France: Neighbouring Rights for Press Publishers A hearing on the state of implementation of the press publishers right in France took place on Wednesday 14 April at the French Senate. This follows on the implementation of Art.15 of the EU Copyright Directive and on-going negotiations with Google. Table ronde : “Premier bilan … Continued

Copyright Directive: Implementation in Germany

FROM THE CEPIC NEWSLETTER Date: 4 August 2021 German Law on platform liability for creative content enters into force on 01.08 The German implementation law takes liberty with the EU Directive as it includes provisions that were never debated at Brussels level. For visual content providers the main controversial provisions are the introduction of the … Continued

Copyright Directive: Negotiations at EU level

FROM THE CEPIC NEWSLETTER 07 September 2021 EU Copyright Directive implemented in Italy Italy has finally implemented the EU Copyright Directive three months after the deadline Read more here … (In Italian) Read more here … (in English) The EU Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market is implemented differently in each member State. In this blog … Continued

Category: Artificial Intelligence

FROM THE CEPIC NEWSLETTER DATE: 6 October 2021 UK: AI strategy published The UK published their AI strategy on 22 September. Check it out here … The question raised is:”Who will be the next AI superpower”? And part of the answer lies in how copyright will be dealt with. The UK therefore envisages a consultation on the … Continued

Category: Cultural Heritage, Orphan Works

FROM THE CEPIC NEWSLETTER DATE: 11 February 2021 Challenges and opportunities of selling CH images The next CEPIC webinar will take place on 16th February and will deal with cultural heritage images.  Open data policies and legislations have brought a number of challenges to cultural heritage libraries: loss of control with potential rights issues, loss of opportunities for profit from the right … Continued

Category: Extended Collective Licensing

FROM THE CEPIC NEWSLETTER DATE: 4 August 2021 PRESS RELEASE Remuneration of authors by online platforms:The UPP supports extended collective licensing “Extended collective licensing”, a legal tool to be introduced in French law in May 2021, would give authors’ societies the role of collecting and redistributing the amount of royalties owed by platforms (YouTube, Facebook … Continued

Category: Copyright Directive

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EU: Review of the Orphan Works Directive

On 25th September we completed and submitted the online survey for the European Commission study on the review of the application of the Orphan Works Directive (OWD).