Committee on Legal Affairs Committee on Culture and Education
PUBLIC HEARING THE FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF COPYRIGHT IN EUROPE 11 November 2014, 15:30 - 18:30 Brussels, Altiero Spinelli building (ASP) 1G3
Final programme 15:30 - 15:50 OPENING 15:30 - 15:40
Welcome by Pavel Svoboda, Chair of the Committee on Legal Affairs, and by Silvia Costa, Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education.
15:40 - 15:50
Maria Martin-Prat, Head of Unit – Copyright - DG for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission.
15:50 - 18:20 PANEL OF EXPERTS 15:50 - 16:10
Prof. Dr. Martin Kretschmer, Professor of Intellectual Property Law in the School of Law, University of Glasgow, and the Director of its Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy (CREATe).
16:10 - 16:30
Prof. Dr. Leonhard Dobusch, Assistant Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin - Presentation of a study on the Commission Report on the responses to the Public Consultation on the Review of the EU Copyright Rules.
16:30 - 16:50
Burak Özgen, Senior Legal Adviser, European Grouping of Societies of Authors and Composers (GESAC).
16:50 - 17:10
Isabelle Feldman, Deputy Secretary General, Club Audiovisuel de Paris, expert on IPR issues in the fields of arts and literature, audio visual law and company law.
Jean-Noël Tronc, Director-General of Société des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs de musique (SACEM) - Presentation of a study carried out by Ernst & Young on key economic facts and figures concerning copyright in terms of growth and employment.
17:30 - 17:50
Prof. Dr. Malte Stieper, Chair for Civil Law, Intellectual Property Law and Competition Law, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and Member of the Expert Committee for Copyright and Publishing Law of the German Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright (GRUR).
17:50 - 18:20
Q&A 18:20 - 18:30 CLOSING
18:20 - 18:30
Concluding remarks by the coordinator for the Working Group of the Committee on Legal Affairs on IPR and Copyright Reform (tbd).