Copyright implications of Augmented Reality for cultural goods – Part 2

Author: Cristiana Sappa (IÉSEG School of Management, Lille-Paris)
Published: 07.12.2022
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Part 1 of this post outlined augmented reality (AR) technology, its applications in the cultural heritage sector and its potential copyright implications. This part discusses the relevant copyright exceptions and limitations.   Exceptions enabling AR for fostering education and participation in cultural life Currently, EU law does not contain any broad clause enabling exploitations related to the development of AR. Copyright exceptions and limitations that may have an impact on AR are contained in Art. 5 of the InfoSoc Directive, as well as in the Orphan Works and the CDSM Directives. The InfoSoc Directive includes…