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On Thursday, Advocate General Saugmandsgaard Øe will issue his much-awaited Opinion in Joined Cases YouTube, C-682/18 and Cyando, C-683/18.
The issues at the centre of these important referrals - on which see at greater length here and here - revolve around the key issue of whether platforms which make available user-uploaded content perform an act of communication to the public under Article 3(1) of the InfoSoc Directive.
Other issues include:
- The availability of the hosting safe harbour in Article 14 of the E-Commerce Directive to platforms which communicate to the public
- Injunctions under Article 8(3) of the InfoSoc Directive
- Damages under the Enforcement Directive
Here are further details about the Speakers and the Chair:
Lauri Rechardt, Chief Legal Officer, IFPI; qualified Finnish lawyer; formerly partner and head of IP at Procopé & Hornborg, Finland and a director of Gramex, the Finnish Performing Artists and Record Producers Copyright Society.
Julia Reda, a former Member of the European Parliament from Germany; now leading the copyright litigation project control © at German fundamental rights NGO Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte.
Dr Eleonora Rosati, of IPKat; Associate Professor in IP Law (Stockholm University); Avvocato (Of Counsel with Bird & Bird); Editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice; BLACA Committee member and much more besides.
Jeremy Blum, partner at Bristows, London/Brussels; acted in cases such as L'Oreal v eBay, Cadbury v Nestle and Glaxo v Sandoz/Vectura, qualified in England & Wales/New Zealand; contributor, Kluwer Copyright Blog and Co-Editor of Brand Protection Online.
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Announcing Joint IPKat/BLACA Live Webinar on YouTube/Cyando CJEU copyright case Reviewed by Eleonora Rosati on Monday, July 13, 2020 Rating: