Includes the barriers (tariff and non-tariff) that U.S. companies face when exporting to this country.
In January 2021, amendments to the Copyright Act were introduced in the National Assembly. Stakeholders have expressed concerns over the amendments, including in the areas of collective licensing; a lack of clarity concerning the scope and application of and possible extensions to the digital audio transmission right; the introduction of portrait rights into the Copyright Act; and possible restrictions on the freedom to contract. The United States continues to engage with Korea on the proposed amendments and urge Korea to ensure that interested stakeholders have meaningful opportunities to provide input.
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