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What could – or should – be embraced by IPR monopolies: Is Germany on the way to a new neighbouring right for press publishers?  Am 11. März 2011 - 18:07 Uhr von Redaktion

Publikationsdatum 11.03.2011 ~ Art des Materials: Akteure: Schlagworte: Soziales System: Lizenz: 

At Kluwer Copyright Blog, lawyer and founder of the IGEL platform Till Kreutzer sums up German controversies on a neighbouring right for press publishers.

Referring to the governing parties’ coalition agreement, Kreutzer explains that at first sight it may seem reasonable to grant publishers a right similar to the ones of film or music producers. But while press publishers regard the lack of such a neighbouring right as an unjustified discrimination, legal scholars, German industry, and Internet users tend to oppose such a right fiercely, Kreutzer writes. Weiter