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2014

16.10.2014
Commission asks Cyprus and the Luxembourg to fully comply with EU rules (MEMO/14/589)
04.09.2014
9th Annual Conference of the EPIP Association – “Improving innovation systems”pdf Choose translations of the previous link  – LIVE VIDEO STREAM – Programmepdf Choose translations of the previous link  – #EPIP14, 4. to 05.09.2014
23.07.2014
Report on the responses to the Public Consultation on the Review of the EU Copyright Rules has been publishedpdf Choose translations of the previous link 
10.07.2014
Commission requests France, Poland and Romania to apply EU rules (MEMO/14/470)
23.06.2014
Study and Executive Summary – “Assessing the economic impacts of adapting certain limitations and exceptions to copyright and related rights in the EU – Analysis of specific policy options” have been published.
30.04.2014
European Union signs Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to books for visually impaired persons (EXME 14 / 30.04)
11.04.2014
Study on the legal framework of text and data mining has been published.
11.04.2014
Study "Economic Analysis of the Territoriality of the Making Available Right in the EU" has been published.
01.04.2014
New companies join the fight against illegal online sale of counterfeit goods (MEX/14/401)
28.03.2014
Commission urges Italy to respect EU rules on copyright protection of designs (MEMO/14/241)
20.03.2014
Directive on collective rights management has been published in the Official Journal
14.02.2014
Representatives of the European art market commit to improving how the author resale right is managed (MEX/14/0214)
04.02.2014
The European Parliament adopted the Directive on collective rights management (MEMO/14/80)

2013

16.12.2013
Study on the application of Directive 2001/29/EC on copyright and related rights in the information society has been published
05.12.2013
European Commission launches a public consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules (IP/13/1213)
28.11.2013
Proposal for a Directive on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure (IP/13/1176)
13.11.2013
The closing event of “Licences for Europe” took place today in Brussels. (IP/13/1072)
09.10.2013
On 30 September 2013, the Commission published a short brochure, entitled "Intellectual Property Rights: Europe's asset, Europe's priority"pdf Choose translations of the previous link .
30.09.2013
Intellectual Property Rights: study indicates that roughly 35% of jobs in the EU rely on IPR-intensive industries (IP/13/889)
27.06.2013
Commissioner Barnier welcomes new Treaty ensuring equal access to books for visually impaired and print disabled persons
08.02.2013
Structured stakeholder dialogue “Licences for Europe”: the main purpose of this dialogue is to seek to deliver rapid progress in bringing content online through practical industry-led solutions. The initiative has been launched by Commissioners Barnier, Kroes and Vassiliou.
31.01.2013
Mediation on private copying and reprography levies: Antonió Vitorino presents his Recommendations (IP/13/80)
28.01.2013
“Bringing online music within the reach of all Europeans”: Speech by Commissioner Barnier at the conference ’Music for everyone’ at MIDEM event in Cannes (SPEECH/13/54)

2012

18.12.2012
Commission urges industry to deliver innovative solutions for greater access to online content
06.12.2012
Copyright in the digital age: the next steps (Speech by Commissioner Barnier) (SPEECH/12/923)
05.12.2012
Commission agrees way forward for modernising copyright in the digital economy (MEMO/12/950)
07.11.2012
Making European copyright fit for purpose in the age of internet (Speech by Commissioner Barnier) (SPEECH/12/785)
12.10.2012
Commissioner Barnier welcomes final adoption of the Orphan Works Directive by the Council (MEMO/12/744)
11.07.2012
Commission proposes easier music licensing in the Single Market (IP/12/772 Choose translations of the previous link )
26.06.2012
Commissioner Michel Barnier welcomes the agreement reached on an international treaty for the protection of artists in the audiovisual sector (MEMO/12/490 Choose translations of the previous link )
06.06.2012
Commissioner Michel Barnier welcomes trilogue agreement by Council and Parliament on the Orphan Works Directive (MEMO/12/421 Choose translations of the previous link )
30.05.2012
Conference on “Enforcement of intellectual property rights: review of Directive 2004/48/EC”, 26.04.2012
02.04.2012
António Vitorino launches mediation process on private copying and reprography levies (MEX/12/0402)

2011

14.12.2011
Report on the implementation and effects of the Resale Right Directive (MEX/11/1214 Choose translations of the previous link )
08.11.2011
Video: Online music in Europe – A single market, diverging views
20.09.2011
Commission brokers agreement to increase the number of out-of-commerce books being made available again (IP/11/1055)
12.09.2011
Adoption of the directive to extend the term of copyright protection for performers and record producers
13.07.2011
Commission consults on how best to seize the opportunities for TV and film in the online age (IP/11/868 Choose translations of the previous link )
24.05.2011
The Commission has adopted a Communication “A Single Market for Intellectual Property Rightspdf Choose translations of the previous link 
24.05.2011
The Commission has adopted a Proposal for a Directive on orphan works
19.04.2011
Public Hearing on Directive 2004/48/EC and the challenges posed by the digital environment – 7 June 2011 (Brussels)
07.01.2011
Consultation on the implementation and effect of the Resale Right Directive (7 January – 11 March 2011)

2010

12.11.2010
Public Hearing on Audiovisual Productions (Brussels, 13.12.2010)
14.09.2010
Commissioner Barnier welcomes agreement on greater access to books for the visually impaired (IP/10/1120 Choose translations of the previous link )
12.03.2010
 Public Hearing on the Governance of Collective Rights Management in the EU, Brussels, 23.4.2010