So far, February 2017 has been good to us copyright nerds. Two rather interesting judgements have been issued this month: Pirate Bay/Bredbandsbolaget – the judgement that Camilla wrote about yesterday and the Finnish Market Court’s judgement regarding the transfer of photo rights (so-called neighbouring rights), as discussed below. The Finnish Market Court case was, in […]

EU Copyright Reform – Where Are We Now?
December 7, 2016

In May 2015, the European Commission published a Digital Single Market Strategy (“DSM”). Modifying copyright rules to reflect new technologies and to make the rules simpler and clearer has been one of the Commission’s key efforts in the 16 initiatives it has set under the DSM. The main components of the copyright reform have been […]