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German court asks CJEU: are businesses that provide password-free WiFi liable for third party copyright infringements?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany
  • December 4 2014

The German Regional Court of Munich (Decision No. 7 O 1471912) has referred various questions to the CJEU seeking clarification on the liability of


CJEU rules on whether ‘framing’ amounts to copyright infringement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 30 2014

On 21 October 2014 the CJEU had to decide in the case of Bestwater whether embedding content in a website via "framing" constitutes "communication to


DSM Watch: Can manufacturers prevent resale of goods via third-party online platforms using selective distribution agreements? Uncertainty remains in Germany following recent decision of the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • March 21 2016

In its Communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe (DSM) of 6 May 2015, the European Commission committed to assess the role of


Framing in the Limelight: German Federal Supreme Court “framing” of copyrighted content is not infringement if originally uploaded with consent
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • July 10 2015

On 9 July 2015, the German Federal Supreme Court ruled, once again, on the case of Bestwater. You may already know this case as both the German


V-log: Filesharing - Illegal uploads & secondary liability of account holders
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • November 17 2016

In this IP Enforcement Focus v-log, we report on a very surprising recent decision of the German Supreme Court dealing with illegal file sharing and


Domain name owners can request rectification of wrong whois entries
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • April 26 2012

FEDERAL COURT OF JUSTICE, DECISION OF 18 JANUARY 2012, I ZR 18710 ("GEWINN.DE"


German court: online video recorders infringe broadcasters' rights
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • May 30 2012

This case, which is reviewed below went before the German Federal Court in 2009


Non-compliance with e-commerce rules is misleading advertisement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • January 10 2013

The Court of Appeal of Bremen (German version of the decision) has recently confirmed that competitors and consumer associations in Germany may challenge


The Ever-Expanding Concept of Personal Data
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • November 9 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that dynamic IP addresses are capable of constituting personal data under certain


German court denies personality right infringements by autocomplete suggestions
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • January 16 2013

Search engines on the internet and other platforms often use autocomplete functions to facilitate search function for internet users. Steered by