Legal Affairs

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The EPP Group has adopted its common position on the proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. “We expect the file to...

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The European Parliament will take another step towards achieving the Digital Single Market. The plenary will vote on a deal with the Council...

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"We need to act calmly but also be decisive in our actions", said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament,...

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Protect creativity without creating borders

The EPP Group has always defended a balanced approach on copyright and considers that it is the only way to ensure the interest of both the creators...

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The Committee on Legal Affairs is responsible for the interpretation and application of European law and compliance of European Union acts with primary law. It also interprets international law in so far as the European Union is affected. Among its other prerogatives, the Committee also adopts measures concerning judicial and administrative cooperation in civil matters and deals with environmental liability and sanctions against environmental crime.

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Secure LAN
Press Release
16.02.2012 - 13:15

SABAM Judgment (C-360/10): All the

Marielle Gallo has welcomed the judgment of the Court of Justice in the SABAM case that was made public on Thursday 16 February. "No general filtering of internet, effective and proportionate...
Intellectual property
Press Release
11.01.2012 - 12:00

European Trademark system will benefit European Economy

"The reform of the European Trademark system that lies ahead of us will be the largest harmonisation in this field and will improve the coherence between community protection and the trademark...
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Press Release
10.01.2012 - 10:45

European Trademark System: Invitation to Public Hearing

The EPP Group in the European Parliament is organising a hearing on the future of the European Trademark System. The event takes place on   Wednesday 11 January 2012 14:30-18:00 in...

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Past Events

Hearing on Copyright
08.06.2017 - 09:00

Hearing on Copyright

The full video of this event can be found on the EPP Group Facebook page.    
Hearing on Copyright
11.01.2017 - 14:30

Hearing on Copyright

Good Administrative Behaviour
01.07.2015 - 14:30

Good Administrative Behaviour

Article 41 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the Union enshrines a legally-binding "right to good administration". As a follow-up to...
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11.01.2012 - 14:30

EPP Group Hearing on "The European Trademark System in the 21st Century"

Since the beginning of the European Community undistorted competition has been amongst the goals listed in the objectives of the EC Treaty. This...

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