EU Copyright Reform and the Future of Publishing in a Digital Age

IIEA10th October 20172min

Catherine Stihler, MEP and Copyright Rapporteur, Internal Market Committee

Tuesday, 26 September at 8.45a.m.

About the Speech:

In her address, Ms Stihler will outline how the debate surrounding copyright law has shifted since it began in 2015. Referring to a report on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on copyright in the Digital Single Market, published in February 2017, she will examine what is currently being discussed and what actions are being taken by the Legal Affairs committee (JURI). She will focus on three key areas: text and data mining (TDM), press publishers rights and the ‘value gap.’

About the Speaker:

Catherine Stihler has been a Member of the European Parliament since 1999. She is Vice Chair of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO), and is a founding member of the Campaign for Parliamentary Reform.

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