skip to main content
Close Icon We use cookies to improve your website experience.  To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy.  By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies.
Global Search Configuration

Introduction

The European Parliament has voted by a large majority to adopt MEP Julia Reda’s report on the EU Copyright Directive 2001/29/EC, which addressed provisions that it did not keep up with the increase of online cross-border cultural exchange.

Highlights

  • The report called for an urgent review of copyright legislation and for a harmonization of copyright across Europe. The differences about what the vote represented and what course of action the EU should now take suggests a difficult few months ahead before the European Commission presents its specific copyright reform proposals.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the efforts by MEP Julia Reda to harmonize certain aspects of copyright and related rights in Europe.
  • The research note also looks at the different perspectives on copyright reform and analyzes the difficulties faced for reform.

Key questions answered

  • What is MEP Julia Reda's copyright reform report trying to achieve?
  • What are the chances of MEP Julia Reda's copyright reform proposals actually becoming European Commission objectives?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • The Reda report vote and what it means
  • Texts adopted for copyright harmonization
  • Satisfying the polar opposites

Appendix

  • Author

Recommended Articles

;

Have any questions? Speak to a Specialist

Europe, Middle East & Africa team - +44 (0) 207 017 7700


Asia-Pacific team - +61 (0)3 960 16700

US team - +1 646 957 8878

+44 (0) 207 551 9047 - Operational from 09.00 - 17.00 UK time

You can also contact your named/allocated Client Services Executive using their direct dial.
PR enquiries - Call us at +44 7770704398 or email us at pr@ovum.com

Contact marketing - 
marketingdepartment@ovum.com

Already an Ovum client? Login to the Knowledge Center now