Legal alert

Dutch copyright contract bill submitted to Parliament

July 6, 2012
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Legal alert

An amended version of the bill regarding copyright contracts (Wetsvoorstel auteurscontractenrecht) was submitted to the Second Chamber of the Dutch parliament on 19 June 2012.

An amended version of the bill regarding copyright contracts (Wetsvoorstel auteurscontractenrecht) was submitted to the Second Chamber of the Dutch parliament on 19 June 2012. ┬áThe bill’s objective is to improve the contractual position of authors and performers (together “authors”) in relation to producers or publishers (together “producers”) exploiting their work. Pursuant to this bill, the position of authors will be aligned with those of neighbouring countries.

 

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