Publication of the Opinion of the European Copyright Society on the EU Copyright Reform Package
On 24 January 2017, the European Copyright Society has published its general opinion on the various proposals made by the European Commission to reform copyright law in the EU (the so called “EU Copyright Reform Package”):
The European Copyright Society (ECS) was founded in January 2012 with the aim of creating a platform for independent scholarly thinking on European Copyright Law. Its members are scholars and academics from various countries of Europe, seeking to promote their views of the overall public interest regarding the construction of European Copyright law.
The Board of the European Copyright Society is currently composed of: Lionel Bently, Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL), University of Cambridge; Alain Strowel, University of Saint Louis (Bruxelles) and university of Louvain; Séverine Dusollier, SciencePo Paris (Chair).
Christophe Geiger, Professor at the University of Strasbourg and Director General of the CEIPI, is a founding member of the European copyright society and has been its Chair from 2014- 2015.
Further ECS Opinions can be accessed on the web site of the ECS.