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A second market for “used” e-books - CJEU will decide
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • July 27 2018

Ever since the European Court of Justice (CJEU) in its highly regarded UsedSoft ruling declared the resale of “used” software admissible (dated 3 July

European Court of Justice 12 October 2016 (Alexandrs Ranks - Jurijs Vasiļevičs)
  • Stibbe
  • European Union, Latvia
  • February 24 2017

CJEU re-affirms Usedsoft judgment but finds that lawful computer program acquirers may not resell back-up copies of those programs On 12 October

CJEU prohibits resale of back-up copies of computer programs without authorisation of copyright holder
  • Lydian
  • European Union
  • October 31 2016

The case at hand originates in criminal proceedings brought against two Latvian nationals, Mr. Ranks and Mr. Vasiļevičs, before the Riga Regional

When is software goods and when is it protectable by copyright?
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 17 2015

In the world of literature nobody questions that an author does not own copyright in his written work and nor is the publisher denied the right to

The UsedSoft decision of the European Court of Justice on the resale of software has been successfully alleged by the second acquirer
  • Stibbe
  • Belgium
  • April 30 2015

On 26 January 2015, the Court of Appeal of Gent dismissed the claim of a software company for copyright infringement against another company that

European MA news, winter 2015
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • January 23 2015

The resale market for used software and other forms of media is increasingly attractive for small and mid-sized enterprises to acquire the digital

Where does free and open source licensing stand in Europe?
  • AJ Park
  • European Union
  • August 20 2013

Ken Moon discusses the impact of the Court of Justice decision in Usedsoft v Oracle. In UsedSoft v Oracle the Court of Justice for the European Union

EU highest court says software licence terms can be ignored
  • AJ Park
  • European Union
  • June 27 2013

In 2012 the European Union's highest court, The Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) in the case UsedSoft v Oracle made the following

Intangibles and exhaustion: ReDigi and UsedSoft revisited
  • AJ Park
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • May 14 2013

As noted by Ben Challis in the 1709 Blog and by Eleonora Rosati on the IPKat, many commentators believe it wrong that a court could decide that first

Reselling used apps?
  • Schoenherr
  • European Union
  • April 22 2013

In a recent decision, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that the resale of used software generally cannot be excluded in licence