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European Parliament Approves New Copyright Rules For The Internet, Including So-Called ‘Link Tax' And ‘Upload Filters'
On 26 March 2019, following a lengthy process, the European Parliament has given final approval to the Copyright Directive, aimed at the modernization of the EU copyright regime.
European Union
8 Apr 2019
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German Federal Court Of Justice Confirms Copyright In Photographs Of Public Domain Paintings
On 20 December 2018, the German Federal Court of Justice confirmed that photographs of public domain paintings ‎are, in principle, protected by a copyright-related right in section 72 of the German Copyright Act (Case No. I ZR 104/17).
Germany
2 Apr 2019
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Wikimedia Loses Copyright Case Over Photographs Of Public Domain Paintings
In October 2015, the Reiss Engelhorn Museum filed a lawsuit in the Regional Court of Berlin against the Wikimedia Foundation and Wikimedia Germany.
Germany
11 Jul 2016
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German Federal Constitutional Court: The Use of Samples in Music May Justify Interference with Copyrights (and Copyright-Related Rights)
In 2013, several artists and music production companies filed a constitutional complaint with the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht, BVerfG) against two Federal Court of Justice that held that the sampling of a two-second sequence of rhythms was not admissible under the German Copyright Act (UrhG).
Germany
8 Jun 2016
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German Museum Sues Wikimedia Over Uploading Photographs of Public Domain Paintings
In October 2015, the Reiss Engelhorn Museum in Mannheim, Germany, filed a lawsuit against the Wikimedia Foundation and Wikimedia Germany before the Regional Court of Berlin.
Germany
10 Dec 2015
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The Copyright Holder's Exclusive Right To Distribute Its Work To The Public Includes The Right To Advertise The Original Or Any Copy Of That Work
It is sufficient that the advertisement invites consumers in Germany in which that work enjoys copyright protection to purchase it.
Germany
20 Nov 2015
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German Condom Manufacturer Runs Into Legal Trouble Over Its Multiple Orgasm Packaging
On 26 November 2015, the Regional Court of Düsseldorf (14c O 124/15) ruled that a marketer's claim that its condoms corresponded to up to three orgasms each was "deceptive" and could tempt people to use the condoms several times.
Germany
10 Nov 2015
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Food Plating And Copyright – Can Instagramming Your Meal Be Construed As Copyright Infringement?
Taking pictures of food and sharing them online through social media has become a new cultural phenomenon.
Germany
11 Sep 2015
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Live-Streaming Apps and Sporting Events – Copyright Law Concerns
The right to televise sporting events is one of the most valuable commodities in the broadcasting sector.
Germany
27 Aug 2015
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Tweets Reported as Infringing Copyright Deleted by Twitter – Are Tweets Copyrightable?
The social media platform Twitter has been reportedly removing tweets at the request of users who believe their content has been wrongfully appropriated.
Germany
20 Aug 2015
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New EU Parliament Report To Restrict Freedom Of Panorama Exception
On 16 June 2015, the European Parliament's Legal Affairs Committee adopted a report reviewing the EU's legislative framework in the area of copyright law.
European Union
7 Jul 2015
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Commission Announces E-Commerce Sector Inquiry
On 26 March 2015, the EU Commissioner in charge of competition policy, Margrethe Vestager, announced plans to inquiry into the e-commerce sector.
European Union
25 Jun 2015
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