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Weighing up the European Commission’s proposed copyright reform package

Published on: 23 September 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Weighing up the European Commission’s proposed copyright reform package
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  • The European Commission has proposed a new package of EU copyright laws. Why did it consider that it was necessary to modernise the regime?
  • Which Regulations and Directives have been proposed by the Commission and what are its key priorities in proposing them?
  • How will the new rules impact the way in which right holders will be able to exploit copyright works across the EU, and the way in which companies, institutions and individuals will have access to them?
  • What does this new reform package mean for copyright lawyers?
  • What is the timeline for implementation of the Commission’s proposals?
  • Will the UK’s decision to leave the EU have an impact on the way in which the proposals might be adopted by the UK?

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: The European Commission’s Copyright Reform Package lays out ambitious proposals to upgrade copyright laws to take account of digital technologies. Michael Hart, partner and head of IP at Baker and McKenzie, talks us through the details. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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