Lookup NU author(s): Dr Ben Farrand
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This article seeks to demonstrate that the newly proposed Portability Regulation, intended to permit access to online works legally available in one Member State when the user travels to another Member State, represents a cautious first step towards significant copyright reform in the EU. While there are some ambiguities in the proposal that require scrutiny, the Commission has nevertheless made its first concrete step towards addressing issues of territoriality in copyright law.
Author(s): Farrand B
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: European Intellectual Property Review
Print publication date: 01/05/2016
Online publication date: 01/05/2016
Acceptance date: 23/02/2016
Date deposited: 06/04/2019
ISSN (print): 0142-0461
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd