Category: Germany

A lesson in re-publishing photos by the CJEU

A ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the case of Land Nordrhein-Westfalen v Dirk Renckhoff has ensured that website operators cannot post copyrighted material originating elsewhere without first obtaining permission to do so from the original publisher.

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UK ratifies Unified Patent agreement

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) will be a common court to the Member States of the European Union, it will therefore be a part of each Member State’s judicial system. As the name suggests, it will only hear cases that relate to European patents.

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