At the same time, digitalisation offers totally new opportunities for the worldwide exchange of knowledge. It facilitates a new kind of creativity with music and films that in the past have only been passively consumed.
And it opens up opportunities for innovative business models like flat rate all-you-can-eat subscriptions or advertising-financed music services.
The conference The Future of Intellectual Property will address a range of issues that are raised by this exciting policy area. Above all: How can the concept of Intellectual Property be adapted to the realities of the digital era, and at the same time not become outdated and inefficient?