Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Information and Communication
   Position   Professor
Date 2013/03/20
Presentation Theme The Emerging Legislative Discussion on New Neighboring Rights for Publishers
Conference Seminar - Copyright and Digital Media - the view from Japan
Promoters School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London, Intellectual Property Law and Policy Institute (IPLPI), the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Presentation Type Speech (General)
Contribution Type Individual
Details I discussed the emerging discussion on the potential introduction of new neighbouring rights for publishers in Japan. Recently, Japanese publishers have lobbied to establish new rights with regard to related rights/neighbouring rights in books. Debates over the pros and cons of establishing such new rights or of extending their existing rights was considered.