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BitTorrents join unlawful streaming and unlawful downloads as infringements of copyright
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 22 2017

Following on from its recent decision in Filmspeler (see our previous IP e-bulletin here), the CJEU has handed down its judgment in Stichting Brein v


Unlawful streaming is as infringing as unlawful downloads - further guidance from the CJEU on 'communication to the public'
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 28 2017

The CJEU has issued its ruling in Filmspeler that the sale of a multimedia player specifically configured to link to websites on which protected


Law catches up with free TV streaming sites
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 2 2017

The CJEU has issued its ruling on the latest question referred to it in the long-running dispute between ITV (and others) and TVCatchup


Hyperlinking to material on the internet - CJEU expands on the circumstances when it may amount to copyright infringement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • September 13 2016

In a further key decision on hyperlinking and copyright, the CJEU has held that creating hyperlinks may be a communication to the public and so may


A pause in private copying?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 29 2015

The Personal Copies for Private Use exception to copyright infringement came into force in October 2014 to permit copying of lawfully acquired


Accessibility (not targeting) is the key to jurisdiction for copyright infringement - copyright owners can sue in their own jurisdiction if the online infringement is accessible there even if there are no sales - CJEU ruling in Pez Hejduk
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • March 5 2015

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed there is flexibility in the choice of forum for copyright infringement in the EU by


The CJEU defines parody
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Belgium, European Union
  • September 5 2014

The Central Court of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed that parody is an autonomous concept of EU law that it is to be interpreted uniformly


Keep calm and carry on browsing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 5 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has today confirmed that browsing the internet (without downloading or printing) does not require


ISPs & blocking injunctions CJEU fine with lack of specific requirements for blocking but ISPs given the burden of balancing copyright interests with internet access
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • March 28 2014

In a reference from the Austrian courts, the CJEU has decided that ISPs are liable as intermediaries where their services are used to provide


CJEU ruling in Pinckney v Mediatech jurisdiction in online copyright infringement cases depends on the accessibility of website content
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • October 10 2013

Following the opinion of Advocate General Niilo Jääskinen of 13 June 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled on