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Building a unitary copyright for Europe?: ECS Conference 2017

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Building a unitary copyright for Europe?: ECS Conference 2017

By 18 April 2017No Comments

The annual conference of the European Copyright Society (ECS), held this year at Sciences Po, Paris on 12 May 2017, will explore a possible path to a unitary EU copyright that would overcome the territorial fragmentation of online content markets.

Martin Kretschmer speaking at EPIP 2015

CREATe has worked with the European Copyright Society (ECS) on numerous policy submissions since the society was established in 2012. Speakers at ECS 2017 affiliated with CREATe include Prof. Martin Kretschmer (University of Glasgow), Prof. Estelle Derclaye (University of Nottingham) and Prof. Lionel Bently (University of Cambridge), as well as members of CREATe’s programme advisory council (Bernt Hugenholtz, IViR, University of Amsterdam and Reto Hilty, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich).

The full conference programme is available below, following a summary of the programme by the current chair of the Society, Professor Séverine Dusollier: ECS Conference unitary copyright Paris 12May17-Programme

The conference is open to all, and free of charge.

Register here before the deadline of 7 May 2017.