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Is the Public Lending of E-books Similar to Lending Traditional Books?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union
  • September 23 2016

Whether or not the public lending of e-books is treated, in EU copyright law, in the same manner as the public lending of traditional books has been a


La Corte di Giustizia in materia di link ad opere protette e violazione di diritti d’autore
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • September 23 2016

Con sentenza dello scorso 8 settembre (nella causa C-16015), la Corte di giustizia dell’Unione europea (“CGUE”) si è espressa su un rinvio


Free WiFi providers not liable for users' copyright infringements
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Germany
  • September 21 2016

The CJEU has confirmed the AG's Opinion, in McFadden v Sony Music Entertainment Germany (C-48414), that operators of a free Wi-Fi service, who offer


DSM Watch: A closer look at the draft EU Regulation on online transmissions of broadcasting organisations and closed networks
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • September 21 2016

Last week, the European Commission officially released a communication on its endeavours to modernize the EU copyright rules. The paper was


ITV & Others v TVCatchup - Advocate General’s opinion makes light work of Court of Appeal’s uncertainty as to the meaning of ‘access to cable of broadcasting services’
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 20 2016

In the previous instalment of this dispute, the UK Court of Appeal (CA) referred questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the


ECJ: Links to Copyright Protected Works Published Without Consent May Constitute an Infringement if Posted for Profit
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • September 19 2016

On Sept. 8, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that posting a hyperlink to works protected by copyright and published without the author's


Bundesgerichtshof steckt die Grenzen der Parodie neu ab
  • SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte
  • European Union, Germany
  • September 19 2016

Der Bundesgerichtshof hat in einer Entscheidung vom 28.07.2016 der in Deutschland allgemeingültigen Annahme, wonach eine Parodie stets einer


Die urheberrechtliche Zulässigkeit einer Parodie wird vom Unionsrecht bestimmt
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • September 13 2016

Der BGH hat klargestellt, dass die freie Benutzung eines urheberrechtlich geschützten Werkes unter dem Gesichtspunkt der Parodie gemäß 24 Abs. 1


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


EU Court Holds That Hyperlinks Can Infringe Copyright
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • European Union
  • September 9 2016

In a landmark decision that departs from previous case law, the Court of Justice of the EU, the highest court of the EU, held that a website operator