Martin Senftleben

VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law

Professor of Intellectual Property

De Boelelaan 1105

1081 HV Amsterdam

Netherlands

http://www.rechten.vu.nl/senftleben

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Fair Use in Europe: In Search of Flexibilities

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Nov 2011
P. Bernt Hugenholtz and Martin Senftleben
University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR) and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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fair use, Europe, Information Society Directive, WIPO Copyright Treaty, user-generated content, search engines, limitations and exceptions, right of adaptation, flexibility, three-step test

Fair Use in Europe: In Search of Flexibilities

Amsterdam Law School Research Paper No. 2012-39, Institute for Information Law Research Paper No. 2012-33
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Mar 2012
P. Bernt Hugenholtz and Martin Senftleben
University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR) and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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The Reference to the CJEU in Case C-466/12 Svensson

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 6/2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2013
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Nottingham, School of law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, University of Namur, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR), Leuven University (KU Leuven), University of Glasgow, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Law, University of Turin - Faculty of Law, VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Saint Louis University and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
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copyright, hyperlinks, Article 3, copyright directive

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Overprotection and Protection Overlaps in Intellectual Property Law - the Need for Horizontal Fair Use Defences

THE STRUCTURE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW: CAN ONE SIZE FIT ALL?, A. Kur/V. Mizaras, eds., Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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intellectual property, copyright, trademark, patent, flexibility, fair use, TRIPS Agreement, WTO Panel, three-step test, search engine, freedom of speech, experimental use, anti commons, software patent, public health, global warming, comparative advertising, dilution

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Bridging the Differences between Copyright's Legal Traditions – The Emerging EC Fair Use Doctrine

Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 521-552, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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Three-Step Test, Fair Use, Private Copying, Search Engines, Right of Quotation, User-Generated Content, Press Summaries, International Harmonization

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Adapting EU Trademark Law to New Technologies - Back to Basics?

CONSTRUCTING EUROPEAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: ACHIEVEMENTS AND NEW PERSPECTIVES, C. Geiger, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2013
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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European trademark law, keyword advertising, comparative advertising, freedom of expression, freedom of competition, limitations, fair use, parody, function theory, absolute protection, dilution, blurring, tarnishment, free-riding, unfair competition law, trademark law harmonization

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Towards a Horizontal Standard for Limiting Intellectual Property Rights? WTO Panel Reports Shed Light on the Three-Step Test in Copyright Law and Related Tests in Patent and Trademark Law

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 407-438, 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2012
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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TRIPS, WTO Panel, dispute settlement, three-step test, copyright law, patent law, trademark law, pharmaceutical products, geographical indications, special case, normal exploitation, legitimate interest, unreasonable prejudice

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Comparative Approaches to Fair Use: An Important Impulse for Reforms in EU Copyright Law

G.B. Dinwoodie (ed.), 'Methods and Perspectives in Intellectual Property', Cheltenham, UK/Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, (2014, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Mar 2013
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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copyright limitations and exceptions, fair use, good faith, Information Society Directive, three-step test, flexibility

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Recommendation on Measures to Safeguard Freedom of Expression and Undistorted Competition in EU Trade Mark Law

European Intellectual Property Review 2015, 337-344
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2016
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Law, University of Turin - Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen Centre for Information and Innovation Law, University of Eastern Finland and University of Warsaw, Faculty of Law and Administration, Department of Intellectual Property Law
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EU trade mark law, freedom of expression, freedom of competition, limitations of exclusive rights, need to keep free, referential use, Lisbon Treaty, Charter of Fundamental Rights, criticism, comment, parody, exhaustion, comparative advertising, functionality, due cause defence, honest practices

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The Trademark Tower of Babel – Dilution Concepts in International, US and EC Trademark Law

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 45-77, 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2012
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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trademark law, well-known marks, famous marks, marks with a reputation, distinctiveness, uniqueness, repute, reputation, goodwill, WIPO joint recommendation, US Trademark Dilution Revision Act, EC Trademark Directive, unfair competition, free riding, taking unfair advantage, Schechter

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The International Three-Step Test: A Model Provision for EC Fair Use Legislation

Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 67-82, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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Three-Step Test, Fair Use, Private Copying, Search Engines, Right of Quotation, User-Generated Content, Press Summaries, International Harmonization

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The Three-Step-Test Revisited: How to Use the Test’s Flexibility in National Copyright Law

American University International Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 3 (2014), pp. 581-626
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2014
Christophe Geiger, Daniel J. Gervais and Martin Senftleben
Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, Vanderbilt University - Law School and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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Berne Convention, TRIPS Agreement, Three-Step test, copyright, authors rights, exceptions and limitations

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Fair Use in The Netherlands - A Renaissance?

Tijdschrift voor auteurs, media en informatierecht (AMI), Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 1-7, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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intellectual property, copyright, fair use, three-step test, copyright directive, flexibility, legal certainty

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Breathing Space for Cloud-Based Business Models – Exploring the Matrix of Copyright Limitations, Safe Harbours and Injunctions

Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 87-103, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 10 May 2014
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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cloud computing, user-generated content, social media, digital locker, quotations, parody, fair use, free adaptation, private copying, time-shifting, safe harbour, hosting, filtering technology, website blocking

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Quotations, Parody and Fair Use

1912-2012: A CENTURY OF DUTCH COPYRIGHT LAW, P.B. Hugenholtz/A.A. Quaedvlieg/D.J.G. Visser, eds., Amstelveen: deLex 2012
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2012
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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right of quotation, parody, fair use, three-step test, search engine, user-generated content, flexible copyright, copyright policy

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Function Theory and International Exhaustion – Why It Is Wise to Confine the Double Identity Rule to Cases Affecting the Origin Function

European Intellectual Property Review, Vol. 36, No. 8 (2014), pp. 518-524
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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trademark law, Community Trade Mark Regulation, EU Trade Mark Directive, function theory, exhaustion, comparative advertising, keyword advertising, freedom of expression, freedom of competition

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An Uneasy Case for Notice and Takedown: Context-Specific Trademark Rights

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Mar 2012
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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trademark law, secondary liability, hosting, safe harbour, confusion, dilution, comparative advertising, exhaustion, freedom of expression and information, keyword advertising, auction sites, social media

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Trademark Law and the Public Domain

ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE: 21st CENTURY CHALLENGES IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND KNOWLEDGE GOVERNANCE, D. Beldiman, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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trademark law, public domain, freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of competition, exceptions and limitations, dilution doctrine, descriptive and generic signs, morality, public order, public policy, parody, comparative advertising, cultural heritage, functionality

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Limitations and Exceptions as Key Elements of the Legal Framework for Copyright in the European Union – Opinion on the Judgment of the CJEU in Case C-201/13 Deckmyn

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Nottingham, School of law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, University of Namur, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR), Leuven University (KU Leuven), University of Glasgow, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Law, University of Turin - Faculty of Law, University of Oslo and Saint Louis University
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copyright, European Union, exceptions, limitations, Court of Justice, parody, freedom of expression, harmonisation, discrimination

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Free Signs and Free Use - How to Offer Room for Freedom of Expression within the Trademark System

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, C. Geiger, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015, pp. 354-376
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2015
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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EU trademark law, freedom of expression, freedom of speech, parody, comparative advertising, keyword advertising, due cause defence, descriptive and generic signs, confusion, dilution doctrine, referential use, need to keep free, morality, public policy, public domain, cultural heritage grabbing

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Copyright, Creators and Society’s Need for Autonomous Art – The Blessing and Curse of Monetary Incentives

R. Giblin/K. Weatherall (eds.), What if We Could Reimagine Copyright?, Canberra: ANU Press, 2017, 25-72.
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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copyright, consumptive use, transformative use, fair remuneration, copyright contract law, bestseller clause, quotation, parody, remix, appropriation art, collage art, systems theory, Pierre Bourdieu, incentive, reward, freedom of expression, avant-garde

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How to Overcome the Normal Exploitation Obstacle: Opt-Out Formalities, Embargo Periods and the International Three-Step Test

Berkeley Technology Law Journal Commentaries, Vol. 1 (2014), pp. 1-19
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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three-step test, WTO Panel Report, normal exploitation, equitable remuneration, prohibition of formalities, orphan works, press privileges, term of protection

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Public Domain Preservation in EU Trademark Law – A Model for Other Regions?

The Trademark Reporter, Vol. 103, No. 4 (2013), pp. 775-827
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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WIPO development agenda, public domain preservation, trademark law, utilitarian and aesthetic functionality, descriptive and generic signs, signs of cultural significance, fair use, due cause defence, freedom of expression, morality and public order, term of protection, protection overlaps

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Internet Search Results – A Permissible Quotation?

Revue Internationale du Droit d'Auteur Vol. 235, No. 1 (2013), pp. 3-111
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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search engine services, right of quotation, indexing, data mining, review and comment, three-step test, EU copyright law, copyright misuse, safe harbour for hosting, implicit consent

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Trademark Transactions in EU Law – Refining the Approach to Selective Distribution Networks and National Unfair Competition Law

J. de Werra/I. Calboli (eds.), Law and Practice of Trademark Transactions, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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EU trademark law, trademark transactions, transfers, licenses, selective distribution networks, unfair competition law, function theory, exhaustion of rights, Copad v. Dior, Martin Y Paz v. Depuydt

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New Rights or New Business Models? An Inquiry into the Future of Publishing in the Digital Era

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC) 48, No. 5 (2017), pp. 538-561
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Nov 2017
Martin Senftleben, Maximilian Kerk, Miriam Buiten and Klaus Heine
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, University of Bologna, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus School of Law
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EU Copyright Law, Neighbouring Right of Publishers, New Business Models, Content Platforms, Community Building, Branding and Superstar Culture, Database Protection, Quality Journalism, News Aggregators

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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing? Trade Mark Rights Against Goods in Transit and the End of Traditional Territorial Limits

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC) 47, No. 8 (2016), pp. 941-959
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Nov 2017
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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EU Trade Mark Law, Transit Seizure, Scope of Exclusive Rights, Burden of Proof, Conflict with International Law, Freedom of Transit under GATT and TRIPS, Access to Medicine, Counterfeit Goods, Customs Measures, Impediment of International Trade

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A Copyright Limitations Treaty Based on the Marrakesh Model: Nightmare or Dream Come True?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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copyright exceptions and limitations, book famine, access to knowledge, A2K, rights of disabled persons, minority empowerment, freedom of information, legal certainty, flexibility, fair use, three-step test, international harmonization, human rights, balance between copyright and user freedoms

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Vigeland and the Status of Cultural Concerns in Trade Mark Law – The EFTA Court Develops More Effective Tools for the Preservation of the Public Domain

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law 48 (2017), pp. 683-720
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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public domain preservation, cumulative copyright and trademark protection, public order and morality, grounds for refusal, dysfunctional incentives, shape marks, derivative works, freedom of expression, deterrent effect of intellectual property, functionality, distinctiveness, need to keep free

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The Recommendation on Measures to Safeguard Fundamental Rights and the Open Internet in the Framework of the EU Copyright Reform

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2017
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) and University of Oslo
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EU copyright reform, digital single market, safe harbour for hosting, fundamental rights, freedom of expression, protection of personal data, privacy, freedom to conduct a business, E-Commerce Directive, Information Society Directive, communication to the public, user-generated content, value gap

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The Perfect Match – Civil Law Judges and Open-Ended Fair Use Provisions

American University International Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 4 (2017), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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copyright law, trademark law, European Union, common law, civil law, stare decisis, case precedent, fair use, due cause, three-step test, Berne Convention, TRIPS Agreement, WIPO Copyright Treaty

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Seizure of Goods in Transit and International Law

In: M. Vivant (ed.), European Case Law on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, Brussels: Larcier/Bruylant 2016, 153-161
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Feb 2017
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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EU trademark law, Transit seizure, Scope of exclusive rights, Burden of proof, Conflict with international law, Freedom of trade under GATT and TRIPS

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From Books to Content Platforms – New Business Models in the Dutch Publishing Sector

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Martin Senftleben, Maximilian Kerk, Miriam Buiten and Klaus Heine
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law, University of Bologna, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Erasmus School of Law
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EU Copyright Law, Publishing Sector, New Business Models, Content Platforms, Community Building, Branding and Superstar Culture

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Copyright Reform, GS Media and Innovation Climate in the EU – Euphonious Chord or Dissonant Cacophony?

Tijdschrift voor auteurs-, media- en informatierecht 2016, pp. 130-133
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2016
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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copyright, innovation, digital environment, ancillary neighboring right for publishers, value gap, safe harbor for hosting, fair use, hyperlinking, monitoring illegal content, exceptions and limitations, knowledge of infringement, EU copyright reform, Digital Single Market Strategy

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Monolithic Copyright, Market Power and Market Definition - The Impact of Competition Law on the Licensing of Copyrighted Content

R.M. Hilty/K.-C. Liu, Exploring Sensible Ways of Paying Copyright Owners, MPI Studies on Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer 2016 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Mar 2016
Martin Senftleben
VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Law
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copyright, competition law, abuse of dominant position, refusal to license, content aggregation, market definition, new product test, market leveraging, cultural follow-on innovation, competition law and human rights