UK: an exception to give full access to disabled persons

Par Axel Beelen

As we had announced it in one of our previous post, the English Copyright  law is now equipped with three new exceptions. We will comment them for you. Let’s start with the exception which now allows for people with disabilities (to let) copy protected works to enjoy them like you and me. A little bit…

Fair remuneration: how does it work?

Par Axel Beelen

The matter of the copyright law is a complex and ambiguous area. We know it more than anyone. This is the purpose of our articles: to talk about the subject of copyright by speaking as clearly as possible. Ministerial codification has changed a lot in the field of copyright, including in the field of what…

Analysis of the new English exceptions

Par Axel Beelen

Three new English exceptions to the UK Copyright Law came into force June, 1st 2014. The entry into force of the privaye copy exception was happily delayed. A small report. Very broad exceptions … We had already commented a few times the fact that the British government wanted to introduce in the UK Copyright, Designs…

Soon more rights to Dutch authors and audiovisual artists?

Par Axel Beelen

The Dutch site www.overheid.nl has recently published a document related to a consultation on copyright. It would be to see if changing the Dutch law on copyright and related rights, it would not be possible to introduce additional remuneration to audiovisual authors and artists (including for cable rights). Dutch proposal also helps to understand recent…

Codification #5: Des droits audiovisuels aussi pour les auteurs?

Par Axel Beelen

Les droits de câble font partie de la catégorie des droits liés aux exploitations audiovisuelles des œuvres et des prestations. Depuis tout temps, les auteurs et les artistes, co-créateurs des œuvres audiovisuelles, n’ont pu percevoir leur juste part des exploitations de ces œuvres. Finalement, après des années de discussions, les auteurs et les artistes recevront enfin,…