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Q&A: Why you should consider registering your copyright in Vietnam

Following our recent Q&A on copyright registration in China, we now turn to Vietnam where there is also a voluntary copyright registration system. Why register? Under the Law on Intellectual Property of Vietnam, copyright shall arise at the moment a work is created and fixed in a certain material form, irrespective of its content, quality,

Q&A: Why you should consider registering your copyright in China

While not compulsory, getting a copyright registration in China can offer many benefits to IP owners. This article will give an overview of the copyright registration system in China. Copyright registration is also available in some other Asian countries such as Japan and Vietnam. Why register? Copyright ownership in China arises automatically, upon completion of

Digital Single Market: Draft Copyright Directive – What is the current state of the European ancillary copyright for publishers?

The ever-lasting discussion regarding the implementation of a European ancillary copyright for press publishers has now entered the next round. In March 2017, MEP Therese Comodini Cachia, who then was the rapporteur of the European Parliament’s committee on legal affairs (JURI), spoke out against such a right (report), after the Commission had envisaged such a

AI & copyright issues considered in HL academic all-stars debate

On 17 March Hogan Lovells hosted a live webinar where several of our Global TMT thought leaders interviewed a panel of academic experts from our Law and Technology Academic Advisory Council on the key legal and tech trends for 2017, including regulation of artificial intelligence, competition law and big data, global privacy and copyright trends,

Vietnam: New jurisdiction on LimeGreen IP Knowhow

We’ve added Vietnam to the jurisdictions on Hogan Lovells’ LimeGreen IP. You can find three new topics focused on guiding you through the following areas of IP law in Vietnam: Copyrights Protection In accordance with Vietnamese IP Law, the author and copyright holders are defined as (i) Vietnamese organizations and individuals; (ii) foreign organizations and individuals whose works to be protected were

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