Proposal for a Directive on Collective Rights Management and (Some) Multi-Territorial Licensing
João Pedro Quintais, “Proposal for a Directive on collective rights management and (some) multiterritorial licensing”, European Intellectual Property Review 2013-2, 65-73.
Institute for Information Law Research Paper No. 2013-09
21 Pages Posted: 7 Nov 2013 Last revised: 10 Jan 2014
Date Written: November 7, 2013
This article provides a brief descriptive analysis of the recent proposal from the European Commission for a Directive on collective rights management and multi-territorial licensing. After setting the necessary background, it examines the proposal’s main provisions, focusing on those establishing a governance and transparency framework for collecting societies and multi-territorial licensing for online uses of musical works.
Keywords: copyright, Competition Law, Collective Rights Management, Multi-territorial Licensing, Collecting Societies, musical works, online services, exclusive rights, remuneration rights, fair compensation
JEL Classification: O34, K11, K19, K21, L41, L43
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