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Artificial Intelligence and Copyright:

The EU Should Preserve the Copyright Directive’s Delicate Balance to Safeguard and Promote Innovation


Boniface de Champris


Keywords: copyright, EU AI Act, generative AI, TDM

New developments in artificial intelligence (AI) have triggered heated legal and political discussions globally, including in the field of copyright. With significant legal cases pending in the United States, the debate in the European Union (EU) has mainly been political. The recent political agreement on the EU’s AI Act will likely reverse the delicate balance reached by the EU Copyright Directive and could endanger innovation.
Keywords: copyright; EU AI Act; generative AI; TDM

Boniface de Champris, Senior Policy Manager, Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA Europe). For correspondence: <>.


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