Examines the arguments for and against extending the Public Lending Right (PLR) provided by Directive 2006/115 art.3 to "e-lending", the provision of e-book downloads in public libraries. Discusses how e-lending differs from print book lending from a copyright law perspective, and notes the concerns of publishers about the impact of e-lending on e-book sales. Suggests alternative options to the extension of the PLR.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||European Intellectual Property Review|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
- EU law
- Public Lending Right