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DSM Watch: Implementing the new Copyright Directive in France

The Copyright Directive (“the Directive”) came into force on 7 June 2019. Member States now have two years to implement it. Amongst the key provisions, Article 15 (former Article 11) creates neighbouring rights for press publishers (see here for an in-depth analysis by DSM watch). In this article we look at the implementation of the

DSM Watch: Copyright Directive press publishers’ rights: final edition of Article 11 is now Article 15

Yesterday (26 March 2019) the EU Parliament voted to pass the draft Copyright Directive into EU law.  After adoption by the EU Council (representatives of Member State governments) and official publication, the EP’s adopted text will become EU law. Member States will then have until mid-2021 to implement it into their national laws. DSM Watch has