ALAI 2014 Program EN 140715

Moral rights in the 21st Century
The changing role of the moral rights in an era of information overload
September 18, 2014 :
Welcome and tribute to Stig Stromholm by Victor Nabhan, President of the ALAI
Welcome by Jan Corbet, honorary member of the ABA/BVA, former President of the
ABA/BVA that organised the ABA/BVA congress on moral rights in 1993
Presentation of the congress by Fabienne Brison, President of the ABA/BVA
1st Session :
Getting up to speed : where and why did it start?
Introduced by Morten Rosenmeier, Professor Københavns Universitet, Denmark
« L’historique et la philosophie des droits moraux » by Mireille Buydens, Professor
Université Libre de Bruxelles and Attorney, Belgium
« La nature du droit moral: un droit de propriété? » by Pilar Cámara, Professor
Universidad Autonóma de Madrid, Spain
Discussion led by Morten Rosenmeier
Coffee break
2nd Session :
A clash between theory and practice?
Introduced by Paul Torremans, Professor University Nottingham, United Kingdom
General report : « Le droit moral dans les différents régimes du droit d’auteur » by
Agnès Lucas, Akademische Oberrätin Université Ludwig-Maximilian de Munich,
Program established by the Scientific Committee of the Congress composed by: Prof. dr. Fabienne Brison, Prof. dr. Séverine
Dusollier, Prof. dr. Marie-Christine Janssens and Prof. dr. Hendrik Vanhees, with the collaboration of Prof. dr. Frank Gotzen
and Prof. dr. Alain Strowel (the Scientific Committee wants to thank Victor Nabhan and Prof. dr. Jane Ginsburg for their very
valuable comments).
Panel discussion on selected issues, such as waivability, transferability, public
domain, alternative protection modes, etc., with :
« Le droit moral du point de vue du continent » by Jacques de Werra, Professor
University of Geneva, Switzerland
« Moral right from a copyright perspective » by Jonathan Griffiths, Reader
Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
Discussion led by Paul Torremans
3rd Session:
Trying to find a balance
Introduced by Antoon Quaedvlieg, Professor Nijmegen, the Netherlands
« L’abus du droit moral » by Philippe Gaudrat, Professor University of Poitiers,
« The conflicts with material property » by Juan Cordoba, Associate Professor
Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia
« Is it a pressing social need or shall freedom of expression prevail ? » by Bernt
Hugenholtz, Professor University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Discussion led by Antoon Quaedvlieg
Coffee break
4th Session
The « collective » practice: the audiovisual sector as a study-case
Introduced by Ted Shapiro, Attorney, Belgium
Panel discussion with:
Dominick Luquer, General Secretary of FIA – International Federation of Actors,
Hubert Tilliet, Directeur juridique de la SACD, France
Duncan Crabtree-Ireland, COO-General Counsel SAG-AFTRA, United States of
Discussion led by Ted Shapiro
General Assembly
1st Session :
Moral rights aspects in new forms of use
09.00 – 10.30 Introduced and general report by Pierre Sirinelli, Professor Paris I, France
Panel discussion with contributions on :
« The Nexus and Disconnect of Moral Rights and the Protection of Traditional
Knowledge » by Susy Frankel, Professor Victoria University Wellington, New
« Increasing impact of aspects of international private law » by Raquel
Xalabarder, Professor Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Discussion led by Pierre Sirinelli
Coffee break
2nd Session
The application of moral rights in the digital era
Introduced by Mihaly Ficsor, Member/Honorary President of the Hungarian
Copyright Council, Hungary
Panel discussion with contributions on :
« Creative commons » by Mélanie Clément-Fontaine, Professor Université
Versailles Saint-Quentin, France
« Orphan Works » by Marco Ricolfi, Professor University Torino, Italy
« Cloud computing » by Tatsuhiro Ueno, Professor Waseda University, Japan
« Le contenu généré par les utilisateurs demande-t-il des adaptations
législatives ? » by Ysolde Gendreau, Professor Université Montréal, Canada
Discussion led by Mihaly Ficsor
3rd Session:
The avatars of the moral rights
Introduced by Thomas Dreier, Professor University Karlsruhe, Germany :
Panel discussion on « From the right of divulgation to a right of privacy, from the
right to paternity to a right of attribution and from the right to integrity to a right of
authenticity? » with:
Mira Sundara Rajan, Professor University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Valérie-Laure Benabou, Professor Université Versailles-Saint-Quentin, France
Jane Ginsburg, Professor Columbia University, United States of America
Discussion led by Thomas Dreier
Panel discussion on « From personality rights to related interests of the industry ? »
with the point of view of:
broadcasters by Heijo Ruijsenaars, Head IP EBU Geneva
publishers by Carlo Lavizzari, Attorney, Switzerland/South-Africa.
journalists by Mike Holderness, European Federation of Journalists, UK.
Discussion led by Thomas Dreier
Coffee break
4th Session
Future perspectives?
Introduced by Daniel Gervais, Professor Vanderbilt University, USA (under
Panel discussion with:
Maria Martin-Prat, Head of Copyright Unit in the Department Intellectual
Property of DG Internal Market and Services of the European Commission
Paul Goldstein, Professor Stanford University, United States of America,
Discussion led by Daniel Gervais
Conclusions by Frank Gotzen, Professor em. KULeuven, Belgium
Closing remarks by Victor Nabhan, President of the ALAI