All 3 results for "enterprise and regulatory reform bill" speaker:Lord Howarth of Newport

Intellectual Property Bill [HL]: Report (23 Jul 2013)

Lord Howarth of Newport: My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones, takes us back quite nostalgically to the days of the passage of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill. He is absolutely right to remind us of the importance of the metadata issue. It would be welcome if the annual report were to include a section describing such progress as may be being made on that important issue. I will speak to Amendment...

Intellectual Property Bill [HL]: Second Reading (22 May 2013)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...moral and prudential reasons for seeking to prevent the immiseration of the poorest people in the world, sometimes known a little insensitively as the “bottom billion”. During the passage of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, we had some skirmishes on the subject of furniture design, and I wondered how appropriate it was that the present holders of design rights to Eames chairs...

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Report (3rd Day) (Continued) (6 Mar 2013)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...copyright law as an obstacle. Under their intense propaganda and lobbying onslaught several governments have fallen for this line and are trying to introduce laws that weaken copyright, such as the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill now going through Parliament". He then goes on to denounce, "these lobbying-driven legislative attempts to confiscate our property". It seems a bit of a...

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