A multi-country action day coordinated by Eurojust in The Hague led to the dismantling of an international criminal network committing massive fraud with pay-TV, which shows organised crime expanding its illegal activities to large-scale violations of audiovisual copyright.
Designs must constitute the expression of original works if they are to qualify for such protection.
Judgment in Case C-683/17 Cofemel – Sociedade de Vestuário, SA v G-Star Raw CV.
A summary of the exchange of views is now available.
As required by Article 17 of the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (EU 2019/790) on the use of protected content by online content-sharing service providers, the European Commission will organise a stakeholder dialogue to discuss best practices for cooperation between online content-sharing service providers and rightholders. The Commission will hold the first meeting of the stakeholder dialogue on 15 October, in Brussels.
This report highlights the results of the Creative Europe Programme in 2018 and the progress toward the achievement of its key objectives to safeguard cultural diversity and strengthen the competitiveness of the cultural and creative sectors.
Originally associated with cryptocurrencies, blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) are in fact very versatile and can be usefully applied to the social economy. However, it is important to regulate them properly and gear them to benefits for all, allowing everyone to participate, says the EESC in a report tabled at its July plenary.