IEFBE 2557

25 mei - EU copyright, quo vadis? From the EU copyright package to the challenges of Artificial Intelligence

ecs EU copyright, quo vadis

Link On 25 May 2018, the European Copyright Society is organizing a conference on “EU copyright, quo vadis ? From the EU copyright package to the challenges of Artificial Intelligence” in Brussels. The aim of this conference is to engage into a fruitful debate with members of the European Commission (Copyright Unit I.2, DG CNECT) and the audience on the currently ongoing reform of copyright. In the afternoon, the speakers will discuss the looming challenges that Artificial Intelligence (AI) poses to various key notions of copyright.

Waar: Université Saint-Louis, Rue du Marais 109, Brussels (auditorium 100)
Wanneer: 25 May 2018 from 9.00 – 18.00
Prijs: 120 euro  (students 50 euro)
Inclusief: price includes coffee breaks, lunch and closing drink
Ordepunten: 6 ptn (NL/FR balies)

08.30 Registration & coffee

Morning: Ongoing Reform of EU Copyright Law The ECS in discussion with the European Commission - Chair : Alain Strowel, President of the ECS

09.00 State of the legislative process: Marco Giorello (Head of Unit I.2, DG CNECT)

Dialog with European Commission (DSM Unit I.2) represented by (depending on their availability): Marco Giorello, Caroline Collin, Véronique Delforge, Virginie Fossoul.

09.15 Panel 1 - New rights and exceptions in the copyright package – the exceptions for research and education and new rights for publishers

- Exceptions & Limitations: Alexander Peukert (new German provisions), Severine Dusollier (education & libraries), Christophe Geiger (text & data mining)

- Publishers rights: Jonathan Griffiths

10.45 Coffee Break

11.15 Panel 2 – Other issues on the agenda – online platforms, database right (review) and data ownership

- Online platforms: Graeme Dinwoodie & Martin Senftleben

- Databases: Estelle Derclaye

- Data ownership: Bernt Hugenholtz

12.45 Lunch (walking)

Afternoon: Artificial Intelligence (AI) – a new looming challenge for copyright law - Chair: Marie-Christine Janssens

14.00 Panel 3 – From ‘assisted’ works to ‘generated’ works - Impact of AI on copyright issues: possible regimes & criteria for protection

- UK law on computer generated works: Lionel Bently

- Criteria for protection: Reto Hilty & Tatiana Synodinou

- Ownership: Olé-Andreas Rognstad

15.30 Coffee break

16.00 Panel 4 – Other issues related to AI generated works

- AI, moral rights & right of adaptation: Thomas Dreier & Valérie-Laure Bénabou

- DRM & AI: Raquel Xalabarder

- Private International Law: Marco Ricolfi

17.30 End of Conference & Drink