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Friday, 28 May 2004

LATEST EUROPEAN COPYRIGHT CASES


The May issue of the Sweet & Maxwell publication European Copyright and Design Reports has now been published. This issue of the ECDR carries, among other things, English translations of the following cases:

* Constantine Karetsos v Publishing Commercial Enterprises George Axioktelis: Athens Court of Appeal, Greece - calculation of compensation in contract between book publisher and agent;

* Projekt-Murator; Murator-Projekt: Supreme Court, Poland - legality of the Polish law that regulates the choice of titles for periodicals;

* CCP v Ginger: Cour de Cassation, France - setting aside of contract for the sale of counterfeit goods;

* France 2 v EMI Records: Cour de Cassation - infringement of copyright in sound recording through incorporation of sound track into film credits.

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