Overview on the EU-wide revision of copyrights

On the 14th of September the EU-Commission published its roadmap towards an EU-wide modernisation of copyrights legislation, which entails the controversial introduction of an ancillary copyright for press publishers. In this policy brief, Paul-Jasper Dittrich explains the background of the discussion on an ancillary copyright for press publishers and outlines why the proposal could lead to a conflict between Parliament and Council.

Paul-Jasper Dittrich is Advisor at the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development, he formally worked for the Jacques Delors Centre.

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