Copyright

"Accessibility" as one of the jurisdiction criteria for online copyright infringements

Article Date: 23-03-2015
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Once again the CJEU was asked to determine which court has the jurisdiction to hear cases of online copyright infringement. Even though one of the core principles of copyright is territoriality, the internet makes copyright infringements possible from almost everywhere. That is why the Austrian Hand... [Read All]

The right to parody in EU Copyright Law (Deckmyn v. Vandersteen)

Article Date: 27-01-2015
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The so called InfoSoc Directive 2001/29 (on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society) provides that authors have the exclusive right to authorise or prohibit direct or indirect, temporary or permanent reproduction (by any means and in any form, ... [Read All]

Hyperlinking to freely available content does not infringe copyright

European Court of Justice, Case C-466/12

Article Date: 13-02-2014
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Could you imagine if every time you wanted to post a link to a cool newspaper article or a youtube VEVO video on your blog you had to obtain a license from the content's rights holders, or else be liable for copyright infringement? Well, for the time being you don't have to worry about it, a... [Read All]

CJEU establishes conditions to be complied with by domestic “private copy levies”

European Court of Justice, case C-521/11

Article Date: 11-07-2013
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CJEU establishes conditions to be complied with by domestic “private copy levies” In the instant case, the CJEU was faced with a preliminary reference regarding those provisions of the Austrian legislation on copyright protection, whereby a levy is charged on the sale of recording media... [Read All]

Copyright Duration Directive

Council Directive 93/98/EEC

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COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 93/98/EEC of 29 October 1993 harmonizing the term of protection of copyright and certain related rights   THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community, and in particular Articles 57 (2), 66 and 100a ther... [Read All]

Copyright Directive

Directive 2001/29/EC

Article Date: 22-05-2001
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Directive 2001/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society   THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, Having regard to the Treaty establishing the... [Read All]
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