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CJEU renders landmark decision on private copying levies

Private copying levies in the Member States have occupied the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) quite a few times, previously for example in decision C‑521/11 from 2013. With the current decision in Nokia vs. Copydan Båndkopi (C‑463/12), the CJEU answers some of the most discussed questions surrounding copyright levies in the EU, especially in regard … Continue Reading

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Copyright Levies In France – The Saga Continues…

There have been new developments in France in the copyright levies saga.  The French Conseil Constitutionnel (“Constitutional Court”) and the Private Copy Commission issued new decisions which – whilst providing useful clarification – are unlikely to bring to a close heated debates on this issue.

The issue of copyright levies in France is one that has given rise to considerable … Continue Reading