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ICEL - School of Law, Trinity College Dublin Copyright Workshop
Modernising Copyright in the EU Digital Single Market:
Current and future prospects for individual creators, content producers, online intermediaries and society at large
5 CPD Points
10am (registration from 9:30am) Friday 12th February 2016, Neill Lecture Theatre, Long Room Hub, Trinity College, Dublin
This workshop will consist of four panel discussions on still unsettled issues of European and national copyright laws. The workshop will provide a refreshing and up-do-date overview and analysis of various problems the European Union and its member states are currently facing in order to modernise the existing law and make copyright fit for purpose in the Internet age. The programme seeks to balance to views of practitioners, academics, industry and copyright holders. 
It is free for members of the ICEL and students as well as staff members of Trinity College Dublin. The fee for non-members is €125.  Members of the School of Law Conference programme can attend for €100. To avial of this discount please contact the School of Law in the normal way.  Please note that lunch will not be provided. To reserve a place, click here.  The full programme and biographies of all the speakers can be downloaded here.
The confirmed topics and participants include:
Panel One: Digital Single Market - Multi-territorial licensing - Cultural diversity
Moderator: Dr Eoin O’Dell, School of Law

Dr Eleonora Rosati, University of Southampton - The Digital Single Market Strategy: Just a Dream?

Dr Felice Simonelli, Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels - The why and how of a Digital Single Market in the field of copyright

Dr Giuseppe Mazziotti, School of Law, TCD - Digital Single Market for Multiple Audiences? Multi-territorial licenses and the issue of cultural diversity

Panel Two: Exceptions and uncertainties about the scope of digital copyright
Moderator: Dr Eleonora Rosati, University of Southampton

Linda Scales, Solicitor - A practitioner perspective on copyright exceptions

Cedric Manara, Google - Google's Perspective

Sarah Faulder, Publishers Licensing Society - Uncertainties? Why licensing trumps exceptions

Panel Three: The copyright liability of online content platforms and social networks
Moderator: The Hon. Mrs Justice Fidelma Macken

Dr Eoin O'Dell, School of Law - Proportionality, rights, and injunctions against intermediaries - why enforcement needs a Total Perspective Vortex

Glen Gibbons, BL - Damages and other remedies arising from copyright liability of online content platforms/social networks

Vishnu Shankar, Mason Haynes Curran - Trends in Commercialisation and the Copyright Liability of Online Services Platforms

Panel Four:  Fair remuneration of individual authors and artists
Moderator: Dr Giuseppe Mazziotti. School of Law

Allen Bargfrede, Berklee College of Music - via Skype - Towards a Fair and Transparent Digital Content Marketplace

Victor Finn, IMRO - The balance between fair remuneration and innovation

David Kavanagh, Writers’ Guild of Ireland - The Creators Perspective

Dr Mira Sundara Rajan, University of Glasgow - Justice for Authors: What role can Europe play?


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