Press Statements

08.04.2016

EUROPE NEEDS MORE & BETTER INFORMATION ABOUT THE RISKS OF PIRACY

Cultural and creative content represents the livelihood of millions of people today. Copyright is the economic foundation stimulating creation, innovation, investment, production and dissemination of......

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09.12.2015

LISTENING TO EUROPE’S CREATIVE & CULTURAL SECTORS

Today the European Commission has published its Communication on the future of the European copyright framework. We are digital sectors at heart, and hope the Communication marks the start of an info......

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06.05.2015

THE DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET STRATEGY IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THE COMMISSION TO ENSURE CREATIVITY AND CULTURE FLOURISH IN EUROPE

Creativity Works! believes that in launching its Digital Single Market Strategy, the European Commission has an opportunity to bolster Europe’s natural strength: its cultural diversity. The creat......

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04.07.2014

COMMISSION UNVEILS IPR ACTION PLAN & THIRD-COUNTRY STRATEGY

This week, the European Commission unveiled its Intellectual Property Rights Action Plan and Strategy for IPR protection and enforcement in third countries. Creativity Works! welcomes the ‘foll......

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25.11.2013

Statement: Creativity Works! welcomes EU citizens’ support for IP, but points to gap between words and actions

Cultural and creative organisations, grouped under the ‘Creativity Works!’ banner, welcome the publication today of an EU study that shows that citizens view intellectual property and its social a......

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13.11.2013

Statement: Licences for Europe dialogue showcases innovative solutions for accessing content online

Creativity Works! welcomes the concrete solutions resulting from the Licences for Europe dialogue. The process, initiated last February, shows a commitment by the European Commission, the industry and......

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17.10.2013

Press release: Launch of Creativity Works! –New coalition puts creators first in EU policy debate

European creators, creative sector organisations and EU policy-makers gathered in Brussels yesterday evening for the launch of a new coalition, Creativity Works!. The coalition brings together Europea......

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30.09.2013

Press release: Creative and cultural sectors welcome study showing value of IP-intensive industries

The cultural and creative sectors welcome the first official European study1 highlighting the central role of Europe’s IP-intensive industries as drivers of innovation, growth and jobs. This was car......

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12.09.2013

Press release: Creative sectors welcome EP push to refocus Europe on creativity and culture

Representatives of the cultural and creative sectors welcome the European Parliament’s adoption today of a report on “promoting the European cultural and creative sectors as sources of economic gr......

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