E.U. Paper Seeks To Tweak Copyright Regime

Law360, New York (July 21, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A European Commission review of current copyright legislation promises to fine-tune the law rather than overhaul the European Union’s legal framework for copyrights.

In a so-called “working paper,” the E.U.’s executive body pledges to ensure that later copyright directives are fully consistent with earlier ones, and that any difficulties hindering smooth implementation are ironed out.

However, the Commission stops short of recommending a full overhaul of copyright legislation. Rather, the goal is to establish whether inconsistencies between different directives hamper the operation of E.U. copyright law....
To view the full article, register now.

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.