BEUC Publishes Brochure on Intellectual Property Rights

BEUC, the European Consumers’ Organisation and C4C signatory has recently released a brochure on Intellectual Property Rights entitled How to make IPRs work for both creators & consumers.

The document includes a number of practical examples and highlights the key elements for a consumer-friendly and forward-looking IP strategy: balanced rights, access and diversity, fair use, competition, reasonable protection and proportionate enforcement. It also puts forward a number of concrete actions to improve IP legislation for European consumers.

The brochure is part of a series of BEUC documents on digital rights which can be found at: