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BREAKING: First CJEU referral on press publishers’ related right (Italian-style)

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After the first DSM Directive-related referral from Belgium on the provisions concerning contracts of authors and performers [IPKat here ] , it is now the turn of Article 15 (the related right for press publishers) as implemented into Italian law.

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ARIPO Member States adopt the Kampala Protocol on Voluntary Registration of Copyright and Related Rights

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Late last month (August), the Kampala Protocol on voluntary registration of copyright and related rights within the framework of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) was adopted at a Diplomatic Conference held in Kampala, Uganda.

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The Beijing Treaty: A step forward in the protection of related rights in audiovisual performances

Kluwer Copyright Blog

An example of this would be the work carried out by AISGE – a Spanish organisation that manages dubbing actors’ intellectual property rights in Spain and abroad. There is no doubt, however, that BTAP strengthens related rights of artists in audiovisual works and ensures their payment abroad.

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Copyright case law of the German Bundesgerichtshof 2015 – 2019 – Part 3 of 4: Related rights and exceptions and limitations

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Related rights. In addition to rights of the author, German copyright law also recognises related rights.

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[Guest post] New Ukrainian Law on Copyright and Related Rights

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Here's what Kateryna and Liubov write : New Ukrainian Law on Copyright and Related Rights by Kateryna Militsyna and Liubov Maidanyk Last year, the Ukrainian copyright reform got on its fast track. In July the Ukrainian parliament approved one of the legislative proposals on copyright and related rights as a basis.

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CJEU has received first reference on DSM Directive

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The Royal Decree concerning the related rights of artistic staff of the ONB was finally adopted and published in the Belgian Official Journal on 4th June of 2021. This is because ONB musicians have the status of “agents statuaires”, a figure close to civil servants, and their rights shall be primarily governed by a statute.

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SpicyIP Tidbit: Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry clarifies Current IPR Regime Sufficient for AI Works Protection

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Whether the government has taken any steps to address concerns raised by creative writers and artists in their lawsuits against AI-powered Large Language Models, especially regarding issues such as the source of training, systematic theft, violation of moral rights, threat to livelihoods, and royalty payment.