Coalition Urges Rejection of Controversial EU IP Directive

By |March 2nd, 2004|

FFII-UK Update: “FFII urges all European citizens to contact their local constituency MEPs as soon as possible, to make them aware of the dangers of this Directive.”

By |February 25th, 2004|

Controversial Intellectual Property Law Rushes EU Parliament: European Consumers Face ‘Nuclear Weapons’ of IP Law Enforcement

By |February 23rd, 2004|

23 February 2004
Contact: Robin Gross, IP Justice Executive Director
+1 415-553-6261 robin@ipjustice.org

Controversial Intellectual Property Law Rushes EU Parliament:
European Consumers Face “Nuclear Weapons” of IP Law Enforcement

Today and tomorrow (23-24 February 2004), the controversial European Union Directive for the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights heads to its final debate in the EU’s Legal Affairs (JURI) Committee. Although criticized by […]

Amendments Proposed by EDRI/FFII-UK to Limit Directive’s Scope to only Commercial Infringements, etc.

By |February 15th, 2004|

European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA) Statement on IPRE Directive (Word format)

By |February 14th, 2004|

EU Poised to Attack P2P File-Sharers and Punish Non-Commercial Infringements

By |February 14th, 2004|

14 February 2004
Contact:  Robin Gross, IP Justice Executive Director
European Union Poised to Attack P2P File-Sharers
IP Enforcement Directive Targets Non-Commercial Infringements
The final weeks of the European Union’s push to enact the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive are heating up with a battle brewing between consumers and the recording industry over the directive’s targeting of […]

US Gov’t Comments to EU on IPRE Directive: Recommends Targeting Non-Commercial Copying

By |February 12th, 2004|

U.S. Government Email on Proposed EU Directive on Measures and Procedures to Ensure Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

February 2003

The effective enforcement of intellectual property rights is a challenge faced by all […]

IP Justice Analysis of 3 EU Proposals (Council, EP, and Commission) on Key Issues

By |February 4th, 2004|

IP Justice Comparison of Key Provisions in EU Proposals to Enact the
EU Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive
 
Article 2 � Scope of Directive

Commission

European Parliament

Council

Comments

All civil infringements of Intellectual Property (IP)

All civil infringements of Intellectual Property (IP)

All civil infringements of Intellectual Property (IP)

~ Council position is recommended because it assures that the […]

Fourtou Proposes EU Law to Send European P2P File-Sharers to Prison

By |October 24th, 2003|

Fourtou Proposes EU Law to Send European P2P File-Sharers to Prison
Urges Controversial Amendment to Intellectual Property Enforcement Directive

The battle over the proposed EU IP Enforcement Directive grows more contentious. Due in part to the growing public criticism over the EU Commission’s draft, which threatens civil liberties and market competition, 199 amendments have been proposed […]

International Civil Liberties Coalition Urges Rejection of IP Enforcement Directive

By |August 11th, 2003|

International Civil Liberties Coalition Urges Rejection of IP Enforcement Directive
Campaign for an Open Digital Environment (CODE) Sends Letter to EU to Protect Consumer Rights and Competition
An international coalition of 50 civil liberties groups and consumer rights campaigns sent a letter to the European Union today urging rejection of […]