23 June 2015
Time: 5:45 - 8:00pm
Venue: University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP), 9-11 rue de Constantine, 75007 Paris
Parody is a form of creativity that often involves the use of pre-existing works. As such, it presents problems for copyright law. These problems have been dealt with in different ways within the Member States of the European Union. In its judgment in (C-201/13) Deckmyn v Vandersteen, the Court of Justice established parameters for the treatment of parody in European Union law. This seminar considers the impact of Deckmyn (if any) in a number of Member States, including France, Belgium and the United Kingdom.
- Jonathan Griffiths, Reader in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London
- Séverine Dusollier, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Sciences Po, Paris
- Valérie Laure Benabou, Professeur des Universités, Université de Versailles, St-Quentin-en-Yvelines
Chair: Professor Uma Suthersanen, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London
This event is taking place as part of the 2015 International Graphic Novel and Bande Dessinée Conference at the University of London Institute in Paris.
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