Category Archives: Online Platforms

Safeguarding User Freedoms in Implementing Article 17 of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive: Recommendations from European Academics

A version of this blog was first published on Kluwer Copyright Blog, available here. On 17 May 2019 the new Directive (EU) 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market was officially published (DSM Directive). Article 17 … Continue reading

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New Working Paper: Empirical Approaches to Intermediary Liability

CREATe presents the sixth entry in our series of working papers released in 2019: “Empirical Approaches to Intermediary Liability” by Kris Erickson (Associate Professor in Media and Communication, University of Leeds) and Martin Kretschmer (Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Director … Continue reading

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European Copyright Roundtable: How to implement new rules for online platforms?

Post by Martin Husovec and Martin Kretschmer Article 17 Implementation Roundtable Brussels, Thursday, 13 June 2019, 09:30 – 17:00  University Foundation Egmontstraat 11 rue d’Egmont 1000 Brussels, Belgium The Digital Single Market is a widely shared aspiration. The recently adopted … Continue reading

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The Copyright Directive: Articles 11 and 13 must go – Statement from European Academics in advance of the Plenary Vote on 26 March 2019

Academics from the leading European research centres for intellectual property and information law have taken a consistent position on the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. While we welcomed the ambition for copyright rules to be modernised … Continue reading

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How much do we know about notice-and-takedown? Guest post on Kluwer Copyright Blog

CREATe Director Martin Kretschmer and Kristofer Erickson (Associate Professor of Media and Communication, University of Leeds), have written a post for the Kluwer Copyright blog on EU copyright enforcement. The article explores the dramatic change to the regime that governs the … Continue reading

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“This Video is Unavailable”: New paper by Erickson and Kretschmer

The Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Law is publishing Kris Erickson and Martin Kretschmer’s article “This Video is Unavailable”: Analyzing Copyright Takedown of User-Generated Content on YouTube, in its issue available today. The study offers an important … Continue reading

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