- rules of copyright ownership and allocation of rights;
- codification techniques;
- copyright exceptions and limitations;
- copyright as a public interest question;
- claims of culture and human rights;
- economic rights of the author;
- enforcement of copyright;
- EU harmonization of copyright;
- media as tangible objects;
- moral rights;
- the duration of copyright;
- the notion of the “public”;
- the role of fundamental rights;
- the concept of work;
- employment relationships, commission contracts, and collective works;
- copyright licensing; and
- the concept of “fair use”.
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Part 1: The Methods of European Copyright Harmonization.
Chapter 1. The Legal Foundations of European Copyright Law; T. Georgopoulos.
Chapter 2. The European Legislator’s Strategy in the Field of Copyright Harmonization; F. Gotzen.
Chapter 3. The Plurality of Legal Systems in Copyright Law: An Obstacle to a European Codification? P. Jougleux .
Chapter 4. CJUE Policy and Practice in the Field of European Copyright Law; D. Kallinikou .
Part 2: The acquis of European Copyright Harmonization.
Chapter 1. The Foundations of the Concept of Work in European Copyright Law; T.-E. Synodinou.
Chapter 2. The acquis communautaire in the Area of Copyright and Related Rights: Economic Rights; A. Lucas-Schloetter.
Chapter 3. Defining the Scope of Protection of Copyright in the EU: The Need to Reconsider the acquis Regarding Limitations and Exceptions; C. Geiger, F. Schönherr.
Chapter 4. Duration of Copyright and Related Rights; H. Pisuke.
Chapter 5. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights; P. Cámara Águila.
Part 3: The Gaps in European Copyright Harmonization.
Chapter 1. Authorship and Ownership: Authors, Entrepreneurs and Rights; A. Quaedvlieg.
Chapter 2. Moral right; I. Kikkis.
Chapter 3 . Copyright Contracts; S. von Lewinski.
Chapter 4. An Essential Brick in the European Copyright Building: A Regulation of Copyright Transactions; J. de Werra.
Chapter 5. The Legal Struggle in the EU against Online Piracy; I. Iglezakis.
Chapter 6. Interoperability and European Copyright Law Codification; C. Bernault.
Part 4: Perspectives and Reflections on the European Codification of Copyright Law.
Chapter 1. The Perspective of the Introduction of a European Fair Use Clause; P.L.C. Torremans.
Chapter 2 . The Wittem Group’s European Copyright Code; P.B. Hugenholtz.
Chapter 3. Reflections on a European Copyright Codification; R. Hilty .
Chapter 4 . European Copyright Codification; A. Lucas.