European Patent Office endorses EU’s stance on conventionally-bred plants

By |maj 26th, 2020|Annie Schreijer-Pierik, conventional breeding, copyright, European Patent, Euroseeds, Garlich von Essen, intellectual property, News|

The longstanding legal saga on patentability for plants obtained by conventional biological processes has been seemingly put to an end after the Enlarged Body of the European Patent Office (EPO) published an opinion upholding the EU's standpoint.

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One year of EU copyright reform: Is the Internet still working?

By |april 20th, 2020|Article 17 copyright, Axel Voss, copyright, copyright reform, European Parliament, Julia Reda, News, upload filters, Uploadfilter|

A year ago, EU copyright law was reformed under strong protest and with a narrow majority in the EU Parliament. Germany is still working on implementation, but civil society is already preparing to fight the directive in court.

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Vestager takes aim at ‘biopower’ of tech giants 

By |november 20th, 2019|copyright, digital services act, Donald Trump, EU, Facebook, Google, Margrethe Vestager, News, Technology, US|

Global tech giants have been sowing the seeds of an economy predicated on 'biopower', amid the EU's attempts to rein in their dominance, the bloc's Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.

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Digital Brief: Commissioners On Trial

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|commissioner hearings, copyright, Didier Reynders, EU, Mariya Gabriel, News, Sylvie Goulard|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Concerning technologies of the future, such as artificial intelligence or 5G for example, the European Union can establish...

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Capitals Special Edition: The Copyright Directive

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|copyright, copyright directive, copyright reform, EU, News, The Capitals|

The EU's copyright directive, which aims to provide legal protection and remuneration for content creators online, was adopted in April of this year and Member states are now required to transpose the reforms into national legislation by June 2021. In ...

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Digital Brief: Copyright Commotion

By |september 26th, 2019|China, copyright, data retention germany, Digital, Digital Brief, digital war, dual use goods, EU, Facebook, Google, Huawei, libra, News, online terrorist content, tech, The Digital Brief, US|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “Google’s decision is not just regrettable. It is disrespectful of the spirit of the European directive and the...

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Copyright directive ‘not in danger’ EU says, following Google backlash

By |september 26th, 2019|Article 17, Axel Voss, copyright, copyright reform, EU, European Commission, Google, Marietje Schaake, Mathias Vermeulen, News, Richard Gingras, Tiemo Wölken|

The European Commission has assured that the EU’s controversial copyright directive is “not in danger,” following Google’s announcement that it will circumvent the reforms by implementing technical changes to the way it displays news online. Google announced on Wednesday (25...

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Google is like a ‘digital dictatorship’, says EU copyright rapporteur

By |september 25th, 2019|Article 17, Axel Voss, copyright, copyright directive, EU, Google, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV'S media partner EuroEFE, German MEP Axel Voss, rapporteur for the controversial European "copyright" directive, defends the need to combat monopolies on the Internet, including that of the US giant Google.

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Digital Brief: How to deal with a problem like Artificial Intelligence

By |avgust 29th, 2019|artificial intelligence, Brexit, cloud, copyright, Defence Ministers, Digital, EU, Eva Kaili, Helsinki, News, tech, Technology|

Welcome back to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.    “GDPR includes provisions which could potentially hinder the development of data-driven, self-learning algorithmic systems.” – S&D...

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French parliament adopts copyright reform after EU law

By |julij 24th, 2019|copyright, EU, France, News|

The French parliament on Tuesday (23 July) adopted a copyright reform to protect media against the use of their news by tech giants, the first national legislature to agree the new EU law.

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