Lucius Klobučník, EIPIN-IS ESR 15, won the EPIP Young Scholar Award 2019 for the best paper submitted by PhD students to the European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) conference. The EPIP 14th Annual Conference took place at the ETH in Zurich in September 2019. The working paper with preliminary title “Comparative Analysis of DSP Liability Regimes and Safe Harbor Policies Between the US and the EU” was presented by Lucius and his co-author, Thomas Y. Lu from the Hsih Shin University College of Law, Taiwan in one of the copyright panels at the EPIP conference. The winning paper was selected by the EPIP Board.

The main aim of the paper is to provide critical views on duties and liability of online content sharing service providers in the EU, to compare how do these duties differ under the US law and provide recommendations for EU Member States towards the national implementation of the Digital Single Market Directive.