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Wednesday, 12 January 2011

More on that Bezpečnostní softwarová asociace ruling

In "The Lionel, the Bezpečnostní softwarová asociace and the Wandering Court of Justice", the IPKat hosts a thoughtful summary by Professor Lionel Bently of the e-discussions which he has been having with a number of leading copyright lawyers about the recent of the Third Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Case C-393/09 Bezpečnostní softwarová asociace –Svaz softwarové ochrany v Ministerstvo kultury and its potential impact on common law jurisdictions such as the UK and Ireland where the categories of copyright-protected subject matter are closed, being limited by statute.

You can read Lionel's piece and are invited to make your comments on it here.

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