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17-06-2015 - 15:41

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Presentation of the draft European Implementation Assessment of the 2001 Infosoc Directive

17-06-2015 - 15:15

JURI delegation to Munich/EPO (May 2015)

09-06-2015 - 11:50

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Small claims procedure: MEPs strike a deal with Council

JURI 23-06-2015 - 16:05

A draft law to improve and broaden the use of a simplified procedure for low-value cross-border claims to recover money from abroad, was informally agreed by MEPs and the Latvian Presidency of the Council on Tuesday. New rules, which still need to be approved by Parliament and the Council, would raise the threshold for claims covered by the procedure from EUR 2,000 to EUR 5,000. (Read more)

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EU copyright reform must balance rightholders’ and users’ interests, say MEPs

JURI 16-06-2015 - 16:58

Forthcoming proposals to reform EU copyright law for the digital era and EU digital single market must protect Europe’s cultural diversity and citizens’ access to it, whilst striking a fair balance between the rights and interests of rightholders and users, say Legal Affairs Committee MEPs in a non-legislative resolution voted on Tuesday. (Read more)

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Trade secrets: freedom of expression must be protected, say legal affairs MEPs

JURI 16-06-2015 - 12:52

Plans to help businesses obtain legal redress against the theft or misuse of their trade secrets were backed by the legal affairs committee on Tuesday. The committee clarified the draft rules to ensure respect for freedom of expression and information, including media freedom, and provide adequate protection for whistle-blowers. (Read more)

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17-06-2015 - 09:10
JURI Meeting
16-06-2015 - 15:27
JURI Meeting

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Pavel Svoboda, Chair, Committee on Legal Affairs

Responsible for intellectual property, the committee will be dealing in this legislature with the reform of the EU's trademark rules, trade secrets and the future of copyright, following its previous work on digital rights management and copyright in the information society.

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