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Maurizio Borghi “The universal nature of performers’ rights under EU law” - Working Paper No. 01-2021 February 2021 Copyright’s neighbouring rights have been the subject of several referrals to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). In its judgment of 8 September 2020 in Case C‑265/19 (Recorded Artists Actors Performers Ltd v Phonographic Performance (Ireland) Ltd), the Court has defined for the first time the... Read more »
Maurizio Borghi “Exceptions as users’ rights in EU copyright law” - Working Paper No. 06-2020 October 2020 The paper explores possible ways of construing copyright exceptions as users’ rights within the EU legal framework. It discusses some basic principles on the legal nature of exceptions, and then focuses more specifically on EU law and the jurisprudence of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).... Read more » Ruth Towse: “Dealing with Digital: Economic Organisation of Streamed Music” - Working Paper No. 01-2020 January 2020 The intervention of digital service providers (DSPs) or platforms such as Spotify, AppleMusic and Tidal supplying music streamed music has fundamentally altered the way that song-writers and recording artists are paid and the operation of copyright management organisations (CMOs). Platform economics has emerged from the economic analysis of two-... Read more »
Maurizio Borghi “Data portability and regulation of digital markets” - Working Paper No. 02-2019 September 2019 The new General Data Protection Regulation introduced the “right to portability of personal data”. Conceived to give effectiveness to individual interests, the regulation is at the same time a pro-competitive tool with important regulatory effects on digital markets. As a result of the extensive interpretation of “personal data” that... Read more »