What We Do

Copyright Consultations

Public Consultation on certain permitted uses of works and other subject-matter protected by copyright and related rights for the benefit of persons who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise print disabled Directive (EU) 2017/1564 implementing the Marrakesh Treaty

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation invited submissions to a public consultation on the transposition of Directive (EU) 2017/1564 into Irish law.

The closing date for submissions was Wednesday 24 January 2018.  

Consultation on the overlap of intellectual property protection between Industrial Designs and Copyright law

On 24 August 2016 the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation issued a call for submissions on the overlap of intellectual property protection between Industrial Designs and Copyright:

List of completed consultations

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) Survey on Orphan Works

Survey closed 19 May 2017.

Public consultation on the role of publishers in the copyright value chain and on the 'panorama exception'

Consultation closed 15 June 2016.

Copyright Review Consultation Process

Copyright Review Committee Consultation 2011. 

Copyright Review Committee Consultation 2012.

If you would like further information on any of the completed consultations, please send a request by email to copyright@dbei.gov.ie.