COMMUNIA SALON: It’s the 7th of June 2021, so why is the internet still here?
On the 7th of June 2021 Directive on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market and amending Directives 96/9/EC and 2001/29/EC (DSM Directive) will enter into force. To mark this event COMMUNIA is organizing a special COMMUNIA Salon taking stock of the implementation process across the EU and taking a closer look at the latest developments around Article 17 of the DSM Directive. Welcome!
The event will be kicked off with the evaluation of the implementation progress of the DSM Directive (or the lack thereof) in the 27 member states, and, thereupon, a spotlight at the latest developments related to the implementation of Article 17 of the DSM directive will be shed. The Salon will host Julia Reda (Project lead Control © at GFF and former MEP), João Quintais (Institute for Information Law at the University of Amsterdam) and Paul Keller (Open Future / COMMUNIA), who will take a close look at the newly adopted German implementation law and examine the final version of the Commission’s implementation guidance for which it is expected to be published just in time for COMMUNIA Salon. The Salon will be moderated by Teresa Nobre (COMMUNIA).
The Salon will take place on the 7th of June from 15:30 to 17:00 CEST on Zoom, prior registration is required. You can register here.
On 23rd of November, 2021, the European Commission has published two reports in the field of copyright, as required by Directives 2014/26/EU (CRM Directive) and 2019/790 (DSM Directive). They are supported by two studies: Study on emerging issues on collective licensing management in the digital environment, and Study on selected issues relating to the application of the CRM Directive.
A new book “Law and Artificial Intelligence: Issues of Ethics, Human Rights and Social Harm” was published (Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of law in Ljubljana, 2021), the editors of which are prof. dr. Aleš Završnik and dr. Katja Simončič. The author of one of the articles is also dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M., who wrote an article on the topic of whether artificial intelligence can be an author of a copyright work.
Jožef Štefan Institute is organising GO-DIP workshop series, first of them coming on November 19th, 2021 is revolving around software IP and data agreements. The GO-DIP project aims to increase the competencies of knowledge generators and intermediaries. At 15.10 dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M. will be lecturing in the Workshop: Development of a checklist for model digital IP agreements. Welcome!
2nd GPAI Summit will occur from 11-12 November, 2021 in Paris, France. Leading international AI experts from civil society, academia, industry and governments, including ministerial-level delegates from GPAI’s Membership, will come together for GPAI’s annual event. This public-facing event will include reporting on the ten Working Groups’ study topics, including the reporting of Data Governance Working Group (DG WG). Public conferences will be broadcasted live on GPAI’s Youtube channel. Welcome!