MEPs will have a vote on the Directive in July
On 5 July, MEPs will vote on the Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market. Articles 11 and 13 that have passed through on the JURI Committee by just one vote will destroy the internet. Write to the Slovenian MEPS and ask them how they will vote.
Copyrights are important for the stimulation of creativity, but the novelties on the table (Article 11 – linking tax and Article 13 – upload filters) are not necessary. The European Parliament needs to prevent these novelties being adopted!
More on the consequences of the copyright reform in the EU on podcast Akutalno and in Odmevi (both in Slovene).
The 43rd session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (hereinafter SCCR) made substantial progress on the issues advocated by the A2K Coalition (Access to Knowledge Coalition), which IPI is a member of. This year’s session was the most productive on the issues of exceptions and limitations. James Love (Knowledge Ecology International), a long-time observer at WIPO, described the outcome and the impact of the public interest community as the strongest since the conclusion of the Marrakech Treaty, which brought global copyright exceptions for the benefit of the blind and visually impaired.
Today, March 17, 2023, a symposium on law in the information society is taking place in the golden lecture hall of the Faculty of Law in Ljubljana. Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič will present copyright aspects of artificial intelligence at the symposium.
The third day of the 43rd session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights is intended for discussion on the topic of exceptions and limitations to copyright, especially in connection with the right to research.
The 43rd session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR/43) is being held in Geneva from March 13 to 17, 2023. The Intellectual Property Institute has a permanent observer status at WIPO since 2022 and is also a member of the Access to Knowledge Coalition (A2K coalition).