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Aleksandra Kuc

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Poland – Punitive damages for copyrights infringement declared unconstitutional by Constitutional Tribunal

The Polish Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Act gives the injured party an option to claim from the copyright infringer triple the value of license fees if the infringement was culpable. The value of the license fees is calculated on the basis of the market standard in similar cases. On 23 June the Polish Constitutional Tribunal found that provision to be … Continue Reading

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Poland Introduces Video-on-Demand Regulations

Almost three years after the expiry of the deadline set by the European Union, Poland is finally taking action to bring its laws into line with the EU’s Audio-visual Media Services Directive. To this end, last month the Polish government accepted the bill on amending the Act on Radio Broadcasting and Television which introduces into the Polish legal system … Continue Reading