EU Copyright Reform: The Case for a Publisher's Right
Intellectual Property Quarterly 1/2018, Forthcoming
42 Pages Posted: 8 Dec 2017 Last revised: 6 Jan 2018
Date Written: December 3, 2017
This paper investigates the merits of a new related right press publisher. To this end, the paper investigates the economic and technical background and outlines the potential effects of the European Commission’s current proposal for a publisher’s right. The paper comes to the conclusion that the proposed publisher’s right is both justified and proportionate to address pressing market failures in the area of the online press.
Keywords: copyright, Article 11, publisher's right, press publishers, related right
JEL Classification: K
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