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Statement submitting AI generated works
For some time Pictoright has been concerned with the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI), especially where the risks of training generative AI on works of our affiliates are concerned. There are also more and more authors who are starting to work with generative AI. This means that we also occasionally...
Update FAQ Copyright & AI
Although the summer vacations are in full swing, Pictoright is not standing still. For example, we have again updated our FAQ with our latest insights on AI and the so-called ‘opt-out’.
Indeed, together with our partners, we are keeping a close eye on developments in the field of AI....
Pictoright Magazine #29 out NOW
Pictoright magazine number 29 is out now! In this issue we focus extensively on the developments in the field of Artificial Intelligence; we introduce you to a number of new board members, including our new chairman Diederik van Leeuwen; we discuss the relocation of artworks in the public space and...
Additional distribution Collective Rights finalize
The additional distribution of the collective rights has been finalized. You will find the credit note and accompanying breakdown in your ‘mypictoright-acocunt’ or you will receive it by mail shortly.
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Strengthening Copyright Contract Act: minimal prog
Following the Evaluation of the Copyright Contracts Act in 2020, a new proposal has been submitted to the Council of State: the Strengthening of Copyright Contracts Act. During the consultation round, the Federatie Beeldrechten made recommendations to substantially strengthen the position of image creators. For example, the Federation...
European Parliament agrees on AI Act
The European Parliament in Brussels recently passed the so-called ‘AI Act’ – a law that will regulate (the development of) Artificial Intelligence. This act includes new clauses that create additional obligations for providers of ‘generative AI’ such as ChatGPT, Midjourney and Dall-e, such as in the area of transparency on...
US Supreme Court rules: Warhol infringed photograp
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Pop Art artist Andy Warhol infringed on copyright protection rules when he created a series of silkscreens based on a photograph of Prince. The case may have a major “chilling effect” on artists in the United States and beyond.
Statement EVA about copyright and AI
Within European legislative bodies, a lot of hard work is being done on regulations that are going to apply to artificial intelligence: the so-called “AI Act”. Last week in the European Parliament another step was taken towards an agreement on this, which will also specifically address image-generating AI. In...
Diederik van Leeuwen new chairman Pictoright
On Monday, March 20, Diederik van Leeuwen was appointed president of Pictoright. He succeeds Bart Drenth, who resigned the chairmanship after becoming director of art and antiques fair TEFAF.
Diederik van Leeuwen has extensive administrative experience inside and outside the cultural sector. He currently serves as program and...
Submit your publications by March 1st
Next quarter the post-repartition will take place. If relevant to you, this will include the collective fees not previously paid to you over the years 2017 through 2021 (copy fee, lending rights, cable fee) and the corrections on the distribution of December 2022 (relating to 2021). In addition,...