Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Bill 2018

The Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Bill 2018 was published on the Oireachtas website on 13 March 2018. The Bill will implement certain recommendations of the ‘Modernising Copyright’ report published in 2013 by the Copyright Review Committee, make better provision for copyright and other intellectual property (IP) protection in the digital era and enable rightholders to better enforce their IP rights in the courts.

The Bill is expected to progress through the Houses of the Oireachtas in the coming months. You can follow the progress of the Bill through the Houses of the Oireachtas on their website.

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The Report of the Copyright Review Committee entitled “Modernising Copyright” was published in October 2013. The Committee was tasked with identifying any barriers to innovation in the digital environment, and developing proposals for reducing any barriers in order to p...

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