UNIC policy update 20/09/2019


European Commission

10/09: The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more – European Commission

President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission.The new Commission will reflect the priorities and ambitions set out in the Political Guidelines.

Copyright enforcement

/09: IPR Enforcement Case-Law Collection - The liability and obligations of intermediary service providers in the European Union - EUIPO

This case-law collection provides an overview of the latest developments in this fast evolving area and of the main conclusions of selected cases including decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union and of national courts issued between 2016 and the beginning of 2019.


5/09: EU competition rules on horizontal agreements between companies – evaluation - European Commission

Feedback period open between 05 September 2019 - 03 October 2019 .


24 September: CULT Committee meeting, European Parliament, Brussels

25 September: IMCO Committee meeting, European Parliament, Brussels

25-26 September: JURI Committee meetings, European Parliament, Brussels

25-26 September : EUIPO Observatory Plenary Meeting, Alicante

25-56 September: JURI Committee meetings, European Parliament

30 September – 8 October: Hearings of candidate Commissioners

30 September: Trilogue, Creative Europe Programme

15 October: First copyright stakeholder meeting

1 November: European Commission comes into office

4 November: UNIC/Europa Distribution/FERA/FIAD Screening, Brussels

5-6 November: Voices of Culture Structured Dialogue on Gender Balance in the Cultural & Creative Sectors Dialogue Meeting with the European Commission, Brussels

Recent Studies

European Parliament - Research for CULT Committee - Culture and creative sectors in the
European Union – Key future developments, challenges and opportunities
 - September 2019

Chapman University, Carnegie Mellon University - The Effect of Piracy Website Blocking on Consumer Behavior - August 2019

EAO - The circulation of European films outside Europe - Key figures 2017 - August 2019

EAO - European films and TV content get 27% of TVOD prominence - July 2019

EAO - The theatrical – TVOD window: A sample analysis - June 2019

Last modified on 22-09-2019