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Fitting Platforms into a new liability system – The results of the CJEU YouTube/Uploaded Case, Article 17 DSM/UrhDaG and the DSA

23. May 2022

We are currently witnessing fundamental changes in Europe regarding the liability and the obligations of platforms for copyright infringements resulting from various parallel developments. 1. the European Court of Justice decision on the YouTube/Uploaded cases on 22nd June 2021 (C-682/18 and C-683/18); 2. national (here: German) legislation implementing Article 17 DSM-Directive (DIRECTIVE (EU) 2019/790), which… read more

“brand eins”: Lausen Rechtsanwälte once again among the best commercial law firms in Germany

16. May 2022

In the recent survey, Lausen Rechtsanwälte was graded “four star”, i.e. top tier in the category “media/press” and is named among Germany’s leading media law firms. Well-known and highly respected independent business magazine brand eins polled more than 2600 attorneys and in-house counsels throughout Germany, asking which law firms they would recommend personally. The survey… read more

UPDATE: Joint IPKat-BLACA-IFIM webinar on CJEU YouTube/Cyando judgement now available online

8. July 2021

On June 22 the European Court of Justice announced its highly anticipated decision in the YouTube/Uploaded case. The IPKat, Institutet för Immaterialrätt och Marknadsrätt (IFIM), and British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association (BLACA) have been organizing a panel discussion on the content and the consequences of such decision with speakers involved in this matter for… read more