(RIPP) Droit d‘Auteur in the Information Society – Actual Challenges to Copyright for the Digital World

Speaker: Dr. Till Kreutzer, Bureau for Information Law Expertise (i.e.), Hamburg, Germany


The role of Copyright is changing. By ruling the access to and the use of information, culture, arts and works of entertainment it appears to be the maybe most important field of regulation for the information society. In the course of its change of meaning, its increasing relevance for stakeholders and the society copyright law faces new conflicts that need to be identified and solved by the legislators. In this connection the interests of authors, rights holders and users needs to be rebalanced in order to encourage modern forms of creativity and distribution and to find an appropriate scope of the copyright. The speaker will refer to these new challenges by addressing examples from the actual continental European copyright debate.

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