European Audiovisual Observatory
New Technologies and Piracy: a Challenge to the Audiovisual Industries
Friday, the 18th of June 2004
Held at the Kléber International Conference
Centre - Room Nr 3
19 Avenue Kléber - 75775 Paris Cedex
You will find hereafter the detailed programme of this conference as
well - whenever available - the contribution or presentation of the participants
in PDF format.
- Didier Le Bret (FR), President of the European Audiovisual Observatory's
- Wolfgang Closs, Executive Director of the European Audiovisual Observatory
Rapporteur: Jukka Liedes (FI), Director of the Division of Culture and
Media Policy of the Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland, and member
of the Executive Council of the European Audiovisual Observatory
- Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres (FR), Minister for Culture and Communication
Theme 1: Where does piracy start?
Moderator: David Kessler (FR), Director General of the Centre national
de la cinématographie
- Didier Huck, Vice President, Public Affairs and Regulation, Thomson:
"Where does piracy start? How does piracy spread?"
- Dr. Susanne Nikoltchev, Head of the Department Legal Information
of the European Audiovisual Observatory
"Where does piracy start? The difficult case of p2p-networks"
- Dr. Martin Diesbach (DE), Partner of the German law firm Nörr,
Stiefenhofer Lutz, and Member of the Experts' Sub-committee on
New Media in the German Bundestag:
"Where does piracy start? The German perspective"
- Lionel Thoumyre (FR), Project Manager and Lawyer, Internet Rights
Theme 2: What is the impact on the audiovisual
Moderator: Serge Siritzky (FR), Editor-in-chief of Ecran Total
Introduction: How do we analyse the impact?
- Dr. André Lange, Head of the Department for Information on Markets
and Financing of the European Audiovisual Observatory:
"The impact of piracy on the audiovisual industry"
The professionals' point of view:
- Dara MacGreevy (IE), Vice President and Regional Director Anti-Piracy,
Europe, Middle East & Africa, of the Motion Picture Association
of America (Brussels office):
"New technologies and piracy: a challenge to the audiovisual
- Bernard Miyet (FR), President of the SACEM (Société des auteurs, compositeurs
et éditeurs de musique)
- Nicolas Seydoux (FR), President of the ALPA, French anti audiovisual
- Jean Grenier (FR), President of the European Association for the Protection
of Encrypted Works and Services (AEPOC)
Theme 3: From the findings to action:
Moderator : Philippe Chantepie (FR), Chargé de mission, Administration
for Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Culture and Communication
The international context:
- Yvon Thiec (FR), Representative at the WIPO of EUROCOPYA
- Bertrand Moullier (FR), Director General of the FIAPF (International
Federation of Film Producers Associations)
The European context:
- Jörg Reinbothe, Head of the Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Unit,
DG Internal Market, European Commission
- Hungary: Dr. Mihály Ficsor (HU), President of the Hungarian Copyright
- Norway: Professor dr. jur. Ole-Andreas Rognstad (NO) of the Institute
of Private Law, Oslo University:
"Copyright piracy actions vs. public interests - A Norwegian
- France : Pascal Rogard (FR), Director General of the SACD (Société
des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques)
Conclusions by the rapporteur Jukka Liedes (FI), Director of the Culture
and Media Division of the Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland,
and member of the Executive Council of the European Audiovisual Observatory
Set up in December 1992, the European Audiovisual Observatory's mission is to gather and distribute information on the audiovisual industry in Europe. The Observatory is a European public service body comprised of 39 member states and the European Union, represented by the European Commission. It operates within the legal framework of the Council of Europe and works alongside a number of partner and professional organisations from within the industry and with a network of correspondents. In addition to contributions to conferences, other major activities are the publication of a Yearbook, newsletters and reports, the compilation and management of databases and the provision of information through the Observatory's Internet site.