The competence of the EU to create a neighbouring right for publishers

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This paper examines the competence of the EU to introduce a neighbouring right for publishers (including a neighbouring right for press publishers, also called “ancillary copyright”). The assessment of competence is carried out following a step-by-step approach, which involves an analysis of the applicable Treaty norms and an assessment of subsidiarity and proportionality.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherSocial Science Research Network (SSRN)
Number of pages24
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2016


  • ancillary copyright
  • publishers
  • press publishers
  • neighbouring right
  • competence
  • internal market
  • lawmaking
  • European Union

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