|This sheet is initiated by:||Jeroen Sondervan||@jeroenson|
|Country||Link to existing copyright law||Article(s)||Status||Open Access amendment||Right to deposit||Terms||Disciplines||Exceptions||Remarks|
|The Netherlands||http://wetten.overheid.nl/BWBR0001886/2015-07-01||article 25fa||adopted||yes||yes||After a 'reasonable' amount of time||All||only for short scientific work (8000 words); funded by Dutch public resources.||English translation can be found in doi:10.1093/jiplp/jpv161 and on openaccess.nl (http://www.openaccess.nl/sites/www.openaccess.nl/files/documenten/journal_of_intellectual_property_law_practice-2015-visser-jiplp_jpv161.pdf)|
|Germany||https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/urhg/__38.html||adopted||yes||yes||12 months; postprint (accepted manuscript version), not for commercial purposes, link to publisher version||All||results of research which has been funded by a share equal or greater than 50 percent with public funds; articles in collections which are published at least twice a year|
|Italy||http://www.roars.it/online/la-legge-italiana-sullaccesso-aperto-agli-articoli-scientifci-linizio-di-un-percorso-normativo/||adopted||yes||yes||within 18 months from first publication for STM and 24 months for HSS||All||results of research funded by a share equal or greater than 50 percent with public funds, as documented in articles published in scientific journals that have at least two issues a year||Translation via GTranslate, also compare the interpretation and comparison with the German clause: http://kluwercopyrightblog.com/2013/12/03/open-access-to-scientific-articles-comparing-italian-with-german-law/|
|Belgium||http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/cgi/article.pl?urlimage=%2Fmopdf%2F2018%2F09%2F05_1.pdf%23Page85&caller=summary&language=fr&pub_date=2018-09-05&numac=2018031589||adopted||yes||yes||the manuscript (meaning: post print?) within 6 months (STM) and 12 months (HSS) from first publication.||All||only for journal articles and at least half with public funds funded research||[Google Translate:]|
The author of a scientific article that the result is at least half with public
funds funded research, even if he, in accordance with Article XI.167, his rights to one
publisher of a magazine has alienated or in one ordinary or exclusive license has accommodated it
right to the manuscript after a period of twelve months for human and social sciences and six months for other sciences after the
first edition, in a magazine, available free of charge in open access to the public, provided the source of the first edition.
The publishing contract can provide for a shorter term than those stipulated in the first paragraph.
The King can set the term in the first paragraph extend.
No waiver is possible from the right in the first paragraph be done. This right is of mandatory law and applies regardless of what the parties have chosen
right as soon as there is a starting point in Belgium localized. The right also applies to the works that have been established before the entry into force
of this paragraph and that at that time not until belong to the public domain.
|France||https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/loi/2016/10/7/ECFI1524250L/jo/texte||article 30||adopted, enacted on October 7th, 2016||yes||yes||6 months maximum for STM, 12 for SSH, postprint.||All||Journal articles only|
|Italy||http://bfp.sp.unipi.it/aisa/attivita/diritto-di-ripubblicazione-in-ambito-scientifico/novella/||proposal||yes||yes||right to reproduce, distribute and make available free the public their work when the publisher has the free availability of the public or after a reasonable period of time, not longer than a year, since the first publication. The author remains the owner of that right even if he has succumbed under the exclusive exploitation rights on his work to the publisher or editor; the author exercising the right indicates the name of the publisher||All||scientific work that is the result of a fully or partly-funded research with public funds||Translation via GTranslate|
|Finland||http://www.finlex.fi/en/laki/kaannokset/1961/en19610404.pdf||no||no||Ministry of Education and Culture is exploring the possibilities to restrict copyright in a way that depositing an article to public repositories would be mandatory. At the moment (16.8.2017) the public hearing is going on.|