EPP Group Hearing on Collective Rights Management in the Digital Era

01.10.2012 - 15:00
- 01.10.2012 - 18:30
Last Updated: 22.01.2013 - 16:59
JAN 6Q2 - European Parliament, Brussels
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Introductory remarks
Marielle GALLO, CRM Rapporteur for the Legal Affairs Committee
Maria Martin PRAT, Head of the Copyright Unit, European Commission
PANEL 1: Collecting Societies for the Benedit of Artists: Governance and Transparency
Burak OZGEN, Senior Legal Adviser, GESAC (European Grouping of Societies of Authors and Composers)
Alfons KARABUDA, Chairman and Swedish composer, ECSA (European Composer and Songwriter Alliance)
Johannes STUDINGER, Head of UNI-MEI (UNI Global Union - Media Entertainments and Arts)
Suarez LOZANO, Director, EGEDA (Audiovisual Producers' Rights Management Association)
Isabelle FELDMAN, Legal & International Affairs Director, ADAMI (Society for the Collective Administration of Performers' Rights)
Magdalena VINENT, President, IFRRO (International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations)
Questions and Answers
PANEL 2: Collecting Societies as Enablers for Multiterritorial Licensing of Music
Alexander WOLF, International Legal Counsel, GEMA (Society for Musical Performing and Mechanical Reproduction Rights)
Robert ASHCROFT, Chief Executive, PRS for music (Performing Rights Society for Music)
Dan EKLÖF, International Legal Counsel, STIM (Swedish Performing Rights Society)
Olivia REGNIER, Director, European Office & European Regional Counsel, IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry)
Petra HANSSON, Associate General Counsel for content and distribution, SPOTIFY (Swedish Music Streaming Service)
Albert PASTORE, Senior Legal Counsel, Entertainment, NOKIA
Questions and Answers
PANEL 3: Interaction among Collecting Societies, Commercial Users and Consumers in the Digital Era
Jean-Noël TRONC, ´General Director, SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers and Music Publishers)
Robert BARUCH, Public Affairs Manager, BUMA/STEMRA (Dutch Collecting Society for Authors' Rights)
Kostas ROSSOGLOU, Senior Legal Officer, BEUC (European Consumer Organisation)
Nicola FRANK, Head of European Affairs, EBU (European Broadcasting Union)
Agustin GONZALEZ, Representative of CEHAT (Spanish Confederation of Hotels)
Questions and answers
Closing remarks




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