Digital Libraries Top Priority For EU IP Talks

Law360, New York (October 19, 2009, 6:24 PM EDT) -- The European Commission announced plans Monday to launch a series of talks to focus on problems under current European copyright law stemming from the digital preservation and dissemination of books and so-called orphan works, citing the controversy over Google Inc.'s proposed settlement with authors and publishers.

The regulator called for stakeholder dialogues to find a "simple and cost-efficient" way to handle putting copyright-protected library collections online on a large scale, with conclusions from the commission's public consultation on intellectual property rights and the Internet.

Concerns over...
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