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Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Ramalho @Copytwilight on the Competence of the EU to Create a Neighboring Right (Ancillary Copyright) For Publishers

Ana Ramalho, Maastricht University, has published The Competence of the EU to Create a Neighbouring Right for Publishers. Here is the abstract.

This paper examines the competence of the EU to introduce a neighbouring right for publishers (including a neighbouring right for press publishers, also called “ancillary copyright”). The assessment of competence is carried out following a step-by-step approach, which involves an analysis of the applicable Treaty norms and an assessment of subsidiarity and proportionality.

Download the article from SSRN at the link.

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