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Ana Ramalho

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Beyond the Cover Story - An Enquiry into the EU Competence to Introduce a Right for Publishers

Ramalho, A.

This paper examines the competence of the EU to introduce a neighbouring right for publishers (including a neighbouring right for press publishers, also called "ancillary copyright"). The assessment of competence is carried out following a step-by-step approach, which involves an analysis of the applicable Treaty norms and an assessment of subsidiarity and proportionality.

26-01-2017

European Union Competence in the Field of Copyright

Ramalho, A.

Report commissioned by the UK Intellectual Property Office, August 2013.

Executive Summary

01-10-2013

Is secrecy the new black in IP?

Ramalho, A.

Een ongeredigeerde versie is beschikbaar op het Kluwer Copyright Blog.

Secrecy has been the motto of IP law, and treatymaking worldwide - but do policy makers in Europe have a legitimate basis in continuing such a trend?

10-04-2012

Análise Económica da Proteção das Medidas Tecnológicas no Direito de Autor: Uma Visão Portuguesa

Ramalho, A.

The Law and Economics of Protecting Technological Measures in Copyright: a Portuguese Viewpoint.

 

14-12-2011

The European Union and ACTA - Or Making Omelettes without Eggs (Again)

Ramalho, A.

Opinion/

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has been cooking for some time now. Some ingredients to that dish are missing though - notably, a clear competence of the European Union. In fact, the Union's struggle for an expansion of its powers - especially in the area of harmonization of national laws with a basis on internal market considerations - has led some doctrine to express concerns whether the relevant provisions could give the EU carte blanche to harmonize in a wide variety of subjects. In the pre-Lisbon era, some authors have called this tendency "competence creep".

08-03-2011

Intellectual Property and Social Justice

Ramalho, A.

15-09-2009

Parody in Trademarks and Copyright: Has Humour Gone Too Far?

Ramalho, A.

15-09-2009

Marks, Forfeiture and a Constitutional Conundrum

Ramalho, A.

15-09-2009

Portuguese Supreme Court Sets New Boundaries for Compensation for Copyright Infringement

Ramalho, A.

15-09-2009

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