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By Bernd Justin Jütte One week after the Court of Justice (CJEU) handed down its Judgment in GS Media (see for a comment here), it has ruled on another important copyright case. In Mc Fadden v Sony Music the Court followed the Opinion of AG Szpunar (see for comment on this blog here) to a… » read more

Posted by Julie Fonseca

  On 16 June 2016 Advocate Geneal (AG) Szpunar, who recently is very active in the field of European copyright (see also on this blog here), published his Opinion in Vereniging Openbare Bibliotheken v Stichting Leenrecht. The case deals with the question whether public libraries are entitled to lend electronic versions of books (e-books) and,… » read more

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EGEDA and Others

Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-470/14 EGEDA and Others Press : en fr Case: http://curia.europa.eu/juris/liste.jsf?language=en&jur=C,T,F&num=C-470/14%20P&td=ALL%20%E2%80%9CC-470/14%E2%80%9D   Key words: Approximation of laws The copyright directive precludes fair compensation due to authors for private copying of their works from being financed by a budgetary scheme such as that established in Spain

Posted by Julie Fonseca

LIMITED LIABILITY FOR FREE WI-FI ACCESS (CASE C-484/14, MC FADDEN V SONY MUSIC)   by Bernd Justin Jütte (Post PhD – University of Luxembourg) Post origanally published on the European Law Blog on March 31st 2016 under the following link: http://europeanlawblog.eu/?p=3155   The civil liability of intermediary service providers remains a hotly debated topic in… » read more

Posted by Julie Fonseca