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A stop to second-hand dealing in copyright protected downloads?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union
  • May 22 2012

The Advocate General's decision in Axel W. Bierbach, administrator of UsedSoft GmbH v Oracle International Corp was released at the end of April

Downloads can be "re-sold"; but buyers are not "lawful acquirers"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • May 1 2012

A preliminary ruling by Advocate-General Bot in UsedSoft v. Oracle has determined that users are allowed to re-sell and re-distribute software that has been acquired by purely online means

The final score on database rights
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 23 2012

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has given a ruling on questions of database right infringement referred to it by the Court of Appeal

EU allows resale of downloaded software
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • European Union
  • October 30 2012

In a judgment that has significant implications for the software and digital media industries in Europe, the European Court has ruled that, in principle, the owner of copyright in software cannot stop someone who has purchased and downloaded that software online from reselling it

Second-hand software ok in the EU
  • Scott & Scott, LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • October 22 2012

A flurry of attention surrounded the recent legal saga of Timothy Vernor and his protracted fight against Autodesk to re-sell software via eBay

IT and Outsourcing e-bulletin - 31 May 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 31 2013

The UK Supreme Court has provisionally concluded that temporary copies of copyrighted materials created through web-browsing do not infringe

Copyright: Europe explores its boundaries part 3: “Meltwater” EU rules that browsing does not need a licence a victory for common sense (or for pirates)?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • July 15 2014

On 5 June 2014 the European Court of Justice (CJEU) published its decision in the "Meltwater" Case C-36013, (Public Relations Consultations

The European Digital Single Market Strategy and Related Copyright Law Implications: The Status Quo
  • White & Case LLP
  • European Union
  • September 26 2016

The internet and digital technologies are indispensable for individuals and businesses across Europe and globally. It is estimated that by eliminating

Los “metamotores de búsqueda dedicados” requieren el consentimiento del titular de la BBDD
  • Abril Abogados
  • European Union
  • January 31 2014

Un operador que pone en internet una herramienta que permite a los usuarios realizar busquedas en bases de datos de terceros protegidas por

Companies providing telephone services may be forced to block pirate webs by a legal decision
  • Lehmann & Fernandez
  • European Union, Spain
  • January 15 2014

In case C-31412 confronting the UPC Telekabel telecommunications company with Constantin Film Verleih GmbH and Wega Filmproduktionsgesellschaft GmbH