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Private Copying Levy in Cross-Border Transactions: CJEU’s stance in Stichting v Opus

Bonadio, E. and Bellezza, M. (2011). Private Copying Levy in Cross-Border Transactions: CJEU’s stance in Stichting v Opus. European Intellectual Property Review, 33(11), pp. 732-734.

Abstract

On 16 June 2011 the Court of Justice of the European Court (CJEU) gave its decision in Stichting de Thuiskopie v Opus Supplies Deutschland GmbH, Mijndert van der Lee, Hananja van der Lee (Case C-462/09). The Court held that the Member States which have introduced the private copying exception are required to guarantee an adequate compensation to right holders by ensuring the collection of the levy even in case of transaction with cross-border elements.

Publication Type: Article
Publisher Keywords: Copyright, EU law, Levies, Private copying, Netherlands
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Departments: The City Law School
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/4093
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