Coalition agreement of CDU/CSU and SPD asks to consider modern ways of IPR utilization and ancillary copyright for press publishers

The coalition agreement of CDU/CSU and SPD, who could form the next German government, includes some considerations on how the IPR legislation should be developed in the EU. In particular, the agreement suggests an ancillary copyright for press publishers, as well as regulations to cover modern ways of IPR utilization. However, it remains unclear which forms exactly shall be tackled. In addition, a national strategy to strengthen Open Access shall be developed.

Country: Germany

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: EU copyright reform, government coalition, Germany, open access, national strategy, press publishers, ancillary copyright

Posted on Friday 9 February 2018

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