The Greens - EFA

The future of copyright in the digital era

A Greens/EFA public hearing

recorded stream: from the European Parliament - Brussels

1 June 2011 - 15:00 to 18:30

Organised by Greens/EFA MEP Jan Philipp Albrecht

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PROGRAMME

15:00-15:10  
Introduction by Jan Philip Albrecht

15:10-15:40  
Copyright, a tool for creation
Chaired by Sandrine Bélier

  • Pr Uma Suthersanen (Professor at the School of Law, Queen Mary University, UK)
  • Christophe Geiger, (Associate Professor, Director General and Director of the Research Department of the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), University of Strasbourg, France)

15:40-16:00  
Questions and debates

16:00-16:50  
Situation of the artists
Chaired by Christian Engström

  • Pr Martin Kretschmer (Professor of Information Jurisprudence and Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management, Bournemouth University, UK)
  • Agneta Lindblom Hultén (Editor/freelance journalist, Sweden)
  • Cay Wesnigk (Online film, Germany)
  • Simona Levi (Director of Conservas, FCForum, Spain)

16:50-17:10
Questions and debates

17:10–18:00
Evolution in production and consumption of cultural goods and new business models
Chaired by Helga Trüpel

  • Thomas Nortvedt (Norwegian Consumer Council, Norway)
  • Philippe Rixhon (Aarya Technologies Ltd, UK)
  • Joost Poort (SEO Economic Research, Netherlands)
  • Edouard Barreiro (UFC Que choisir, France)

18:00-18:20  
Questions and debates

18:20-18:30
Conclusion
by Eva Lichtenberger