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DSM Watch: the new Copyright Directive – recent developments on the proposed Ancillary Right for Press Publishers

The European Parliament’s Rapporteur on the draft Copyright Directive (COM (2016) 593), Axel Voss, released proposed amendments to Article 11 and its corresponding recitals at the end of March. Mr Voss’s draft, for the shadow Rapporteurs on the Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI), introduces a number of remarkable suggested changes, which diverge significantly from

Digital Single Market – New Copyright Directive advances

On 16 January 2018, the Bulgarian Presidency of the EU Council sought guidance from the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) regarding the long-debated Draft Copyright Directive. The queries focused on two issues that are still controversial: the introduction of an ancillary copyright for press publishers (Article 11 of the draft) and the establishment of new monitoring

Austrian Copyright Reform: No Ancillary Copyright for Publishers [Update]

On 7 July, the Nationalrat, the Austrian National Council, passed the bill reforming Copyright Law. The reform proposals will come into force on 1 October 2015. In our June 23rd post on this subject we already touched upon the initial bill as introduced into the parliamentary process by the Austrian Ministry of Justice. The core

Austrian Copyright Reform

The Austrian government has recently published a draft bill reforming the national copyright law. Amongst the proposed amendments, two changes are particularly to be noted. First, an ancillary copyright for newspaper and magazine publishers will be introduced. Secondly, private copying levies for data storage media shall be implemented. Both topics have received broad attention amongst