29/10/2013

Govt Copyright Group Publish Recommendations

A series of recommendations have been published that seek to adapt copyright law "for the digital age".

The government-appointed Copyright Review Committee has published its report, proposing changes to copyright law.

Made up of academics, copyright experts and lawyers, the group has called for the creation of a Copyright Council of Ireland, which would be an "independent self-funding organisation" to protect copyright, while also "encouraging innovation".

Alongside this, the group recommend that a specialist intellectual property court be established in the Circuit Court.

(MH/CD)

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