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Proposed copyright Directive—European Parliament adopts its position

Published on: 17 September 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Proposed copyright Directive—European Parliament adopts its position
  • Original news:
  • What does this mean for industry and business?
  • Has the Directive now been finalised and adopted?
  • What do the proposals change?
  • Protection of press publishers for digital uses (Article 11)
  • Obligations on platforms to enter into licensing agreements with rightsholders or prevent unauthorised copyright protected works from being available on their platforms (Article 13)
  • Greater rights for authors and performers
  • What reasons have been given as to why the modernisation is necessary?
  • What is the likely impact of the Directive?
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Article summary

IP analysis: On 12 September 2018 the European Parliament adopted the final draft text of the EU’s copyright Directive, as part of the Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy. Robert Guthrie, partner specialising in intellectual property at Osborne Clark, discusses the potential impacts of the vote on copyright and digital material. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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