Publishers rights: something for the competition authority?

5 October 2020

This month’s legal journal Mediaforum contains an article by Pepijn van Ginneken about the battle between the digital platforms of Big Tech and publishers. The well-known steps of assessment under competition law seem more efficient than newly created IP rights to assess the economic relations, responsibilities of market parties and (when appropriate) a price analysis for the relevant services. The actual outcome of this assessment may vary. Click here to read the article.