European Union (EU)

Directive (EU) 2019/790 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market and amending Directives 96/9/EC and 2001/29/EC

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Year of Version:
2019
Dates:
Entry into force: June 7, 2019
Adopted: April 17, 2019
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws
Subject Matter:
Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
The notification by the European Union to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'This Directive provides for rules to adapt certain exceptions and limitations to copyright and related rights to digital and cross-border environments, as well as for measures to facilitate certain licensing practices, in particular, but not only, as regards the dissemination of out-of-commerce works and other subject matter and the online availability of audiovisual works on video-on-demand platforms, wit
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English
Directive (EU) 2019/790 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market and amending Directives 96/9/EC and 2001/29/ECpdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Spanish
Directiva (UE) 2019/790 del Parlamento Europeo y del Consejo, de 17 de abril de 2019, sobre los derechos de autor y derechos afines en el mercado único digital y por la que se modifican las Directivas 96/9/CE y 2001/29/CEpdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
French
Directive (UE) 2019/790 du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 17 avril 2019 sur le droit d'auteur et les droits voisins dans le marché unique numérique et modifiant les directives 96/9/CE et 2001/29/CEpdfhtml(Version with Automatic Translation Tool)
Related Legislation:
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