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Dec
20

EU Copyright Law – Online resale of an eBook requires consent of the copyright holder

On 19 December 2019, the CJEU issued an awaited ruling in the case Tom Kabinet (C-263/18) (http://curia.europa.eu/juris/liste.jsf?num=C-263/18). In this case, the Court indeed ruled that the distribution right (article 4.1 Directive 2001/29) did not apply to the online sale of digital content (in the case at hand, eBooks) by way of downloading. The Court ruled [...]
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