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A & K Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm | Greece | 7 Mar 2022

Greek collecting societies are not entitled to collect equitable remuneration for artists and producers not represented by them by contract or mandate

In a recent decision, the First-Instance Court of Athens held that the presumption of the law is rebuttable and that, as a result, Greek collective management organisations (CMOs) are not entitled to collect the equitable remuneration on behalf of rights holders that are not represented by them – they are only allowed to do so when such rights holders have specifically assigned their rights......
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A & K Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm | 20 Sep 2021

Establishment and operation of CMOs in Greece

According to Law 4481/2017 on the collective management of copyright and related rights, "collective management organisations" (CMOs) are organisations that are authorised by law or by way of assignment, licence or any other contractual arrangement to manage copyright or related rights on behalf of more than one rights holder, for the collective benefit of those rights holders. This article......
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Cuatrecasas | European Union, Spain | 15 Apr 2019

Se aprueba la Directiva para mejorar el acceso transfronterizo a programas de radio y televisión

El Consejo de la Unión Europea ha aprobado hoy la Directiva sobre el ejercicio de los derechos de autor y determinados derechos conexos aplicables a…
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Wilson Elser | USA | 18 Mar 2019

What We Know about Michigan’s Evolving Marijuana Licensing

December 6, 2018, the effective date of the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act, marked the first day of legalized recreational…
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Bird & Bird LLP | Italy | 9 Jul 2018

Implementation of the EU Directive on collective management of copyright in Italy. Something disruptive happened: the end of SIAE’s monopoly

The aim of the CRM Directive is to improve the functioning of collective management organizations, lay down requirements applicable to them in order…
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Trevisan & Cuonzo | Italy | 18 Jan 2018

An Update on the (Partial) Liberalization of Copyright Collective Management in Italy

By adopting Legislative Decree no. 35 of 15 March 2017 (Decree 35/2017) Italy implemented EU Directive 2014/26 on collective management of copyright…
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IP Law Galli | Italy | 11 Dec 2017

Collecting societies and the SIAE – another step towards liberalisation

Lawmakers recently intervened in matters concerning collecting societies and copyright through the introduction of Decree-Law 148/2017. This new regulatory amendment further weakens the unjustified monopoly of the Italian copyright collecting agency. However, a number of issues concerning the new wording of Article 180 of the Copyright Law remain, which could result in the retention of......
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Baker McKenzie | European Union | 9 Nov 2017

How much? AKKA/LAA clarifies excessive pricing rules

The European Court of Justice recently clarified a number of thorny issues regarding excessive pricing, which had been otherwise unaddressed by previous case law. The ECJ offered answers to the questions of how many countries must be surveyed when seeking to demonstrate excess through cross-border comparisons, how relative purchasing power should be taken into account and whether a defendant......
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Baker McKenzie | European Union | 31 Aug 2017

Excessive pricing enforcement action on the rise: a new enforcement trend?

Although enshrined in the EU treaties since inception, 'unfair pricing' as an abuse of market power was a little-used tool in enforcers' armoury. The few cases that were brought tended to be based on exceptional circumstances, and many failed on the facts. A May 2017 EU probe has brought the abuse back to the enforcement agenda. However, this is unlikely to denote a new trend; it is too early......
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Adams & Adams | South Africa | 24 Aug 2017

Back to the drawing board for copyright bill | commentary

Following some 70-plus sets of submissions and a lot of heated debate in Parliament, the decision has apparently been taken to send the Copyright…
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