Péter Mezei

Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory

Associate Professor

Bocskai u. 10-12.

Szeged, H-6721

Hungary

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“  I'm currently working on papers related to copyright exhaustion; the doctrine of autonomous concepts of EU copyright law; parody, memes, DSM and freedom of expression. Hope to have some draft papers soon.  ”

Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Copyright Protection of Sport Moves

Enrico Bonadio & Nicola Lucchi (eds.): Non-Conventional Copyright, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2018: p. 271-297.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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sport moves, choreography, copyright law, originality, functionality, creativity

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Digital First Sale Doctrine Ante Portas -- Exhaustion in the Online Environment

JIPITEC – Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law, Vol. 6., Issue 1., p. 23-71, 2015
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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Digital Exhaustion, Umbrella Solution, Usedsoft, ReDigi, WCT/WPPT, CJEU

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Double Jeopardy in a Global Context: A Comparative Analysis of the Right not to be Tried or Punished Twice for the Same Criminal Offense

Attila Badó (Ed.:) Studies in the Fields of Comparative Law and Comparative Constitutional Law, Pro Talentis Universitatis Foundations, Szeged, 2012, ISBN: 978-963-08-4773-5
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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ne bis in idem, double jeopardy, European Court of Human Rights, Schengen, United States, United Kingdom, Dunlop case

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Enforcement of Copyrights Over the Internet: A Review of the Recent ECJ Case Law

Journal of Internet Law,, Vol. 21., No. 4, October 2017: p. 1 & 13-28.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2017
Péter Mezei and István Harkai
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory and University of Szeged - Faculty of Law, Graduate School, Students
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copyright law, law enforcement, European Court of Justice, European Union, disclosure of personal data, filtering and website blocking, coypright damages, international private law, acquis communautaire, Digital Single Market Strategy, preliminary rulings

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Enter the Matrix: The Effects of the CJEU's Case Law on Linking and Streaming Technologies

Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Uheberrecht Internationaler Teil, October 2016: p. 877-900. Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Issue 10/2016, p. 778-794. (reprint)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 May 2016 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2016
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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copyright law, hyperlinking, embedding, framing, CJEU, Svensson, BestWater, C-More Entertainment, Public Relations v. NLA, GS Media, Stichting Brein

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The Theory of Functional Equivalence and Digital Exhaustion – An Almost Concurring Opinion to the UsedSoft v. Oracle Decision

Gellén Klára - Görög Márta (Szerk.): Lege et Fide: Ünnepi tanulmányok Szabó Imre 65. születésnapjára, A Pólay Elemér Alapítvány Könyvtára, 65., Iurisperitus Bt., Szeged, 2016: p. 387-400.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2016
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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exhaustion, CJEU, Oracle v. UsedSoft, WCT, functional equivalence, forward-and-delete, right of distribution

7.

Image Rights: Exploitation and Legal Control in English and Hungarian Law

Acta Juridica Hungarica – Hungarian Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 57., Issue 1/2016, p. 10-24.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Corinna Coors and Péter Mezei
University of West London - Ealing Law School and Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
Downloads 134 (232,401)
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image rights, personality rights, privacy, copyright, Hungary, England

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From Leonardo to the Next Rembrandt – The Need for AI-Pessimism in the Age of Algorithms

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jun 2020
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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Copyright Law, Artificial Intelligence, Emergent Works, Computer-Generated Outputs, Originality, Authorship, Moral Rights, Incentives, Copyright History, Sui Generis Regime, Related Rights

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The Doctrine of Exhaustion in Limbo - Critical Remarks on the CJEU’s Tom Kabinet Ruling

Zeszty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego - Prace z Prawa Wlasnosci Intelektualnej (Jagiellonian University Intellectual Property Law Review), Issue 2/2020, p. 130-153.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2020
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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Tom Kabinet, CJEU, digital exhaustion, online resale of e-books, UsedSoft, comparative law, copyright law, European Union

10.

Digital Technologies – Digital Culture

Nordic Journal of Commercial Law, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2012
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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web 2.0, peer-to-peer, P2P, European Union, Hungary, copyright law, digital copyright law, cultural preservation, digital technologies, orphan works

11.

The New Orphan Works Regulation of Hungary

IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Issue 2014/8, p. 940-952.
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 May 2014 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2014
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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Hungary, coypright, orphan works, Orphan Works Directive, 2012/28/EU Directive, licensing, limitation

12.

The Role of Technology and Consumers’ Needs in the Evolution of Copyright Law – From Gutenberg to the Filesharers

Éva Jakab (Ed.): Geistiges Eigentum und Urheberrecht aus der historischen Perspektive, Lectiones Iuridicae 10, Pólay Elemér Alapítvány, Szeged, 2014, p. 71-79.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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copyright law, copyright history, filesharing, P2P, musical works, consumers' needs

13.

De Minimis and Artistic Freedom: Sampling on the Right Track?

Zeszty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego - Prace z Prawa Wlasnosci Intelektualnej (Jagiellonian University Intellectual Property Law Review) Vol 139., Issue1/2018, p. 56-67
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2018
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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sampling, copyright law, de minimis, free use, fair use, United States, Germany, Metall auf Metall, Goldrapper, TufAmerica, VMG Salsoul

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The Digital Intellectual Property Challenge Revisited: File-­Sharing and Copyright Development in Hungary

(2014) 5 W.I.P.O. Journal, Issue 2, p. 176-188.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Nov 2014
Lund University, Lund University, Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory and Lund University
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Copyright offences, Criminal liability, File sharing, Hungary

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Meet the Unavoidable – The Challenges of Digital Second-Hand Marketplaces to the Doctrine of Exhaustion

In: Taina Pihlajarinne - Juha Vesala - Olli Honkkila (Ed.): Online Distribution of Content in the EU, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2019: p. 62-78.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2019
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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Digital Exhaustion, Online Resales, Second-hand Marketplaces, First Sale Doctrine, CJEU, UsedSoft, ReDigi

16.

Comparativism and the New Hungarian Fundamental Law – Taking Raz Seriously

International and Comparative Law Review, Issue 1, 2017, p. 109-127.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2018
Attila Badó and Péter Mezei
University of Szeged and Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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Fundamental Law, Hungary, constitutionality, Joseph Raz, comparative law

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Hungarian National Report on the Balance of Copyright

Reto M. Hilty - Sylvie Nérisson (Ed.): Balancing Copyright - A Survey of National Approaches, MPI Studies on Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Volume 18, Springer, Heidelberg, 2012: p. 475-506.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2013
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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copyright law, limitations and exceptions, free use, three-step test, user rights, subject matter, international copyright law, comparative copyright law, European Copyright Law

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Platform Economy vs. Piracy: The (Un)Expected Consequences of Online Media Consumption

Medien und Recht International, Vol. 15., Issue 2/2018, p. 57-60.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2018
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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platform economy, copyright law, online media consumption, file-sharing, law enforcement, piracy

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Fair Use and Culture: Comments on the Gowers Review

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 39, May 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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fair use, copyright law, England, Gowers Review, peer-to-peer, P2P, European Union

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The Painter, the One Horn Cow and Ole Hank Wilson's Back Lot – The Future of Library Digitization in the European Union and Hungary

Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd, Issue 5/2015, p. 535-562.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2015
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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copyright law, cultural preservation, library digitization, limitations and exceptions, European Union, Hungary

21.

Most Recent Amendments to Hungarian Copyright Law

2013 LexisNexis Emerging Issues Analysis 7115
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Jan 2014
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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Hungary, copyright law, orphan works, collective rights management, Jedlik Plan, criminal law, reforms

22.

Future Legal Aspects of Long Term Preservation

Case Study Report – Long Term Preservation, D5.1 of the INDICATE Project, pp. 101-104, 2011
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 04 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 30 May 2014
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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long term preservation, copyright, European Union, Orphan Works, Directive

23.

Thou Shalt (Not) Sample? New Drifts in the Ocean of Sampling

Zeitschrift für Geistiges Eigentum / Journal of Intellectual Property Law, ISsue 2/2019, p. 170-198.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2019
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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sampling, Pelham case, VMG Salsoul case, fair use, de minimis, artistic freedom, CJEU, fundamental rights

24.

No Time to Laugh – The Parody Defence is Unavailable under Hungarian Copyright Law

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Issue 7/2020, p. 499-501.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2020
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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copyright, parody, Hungary, limitations and exceptions, Superman

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Acquis Communautaire+: The Copyright Aspects of the EU’s Free Trade Agreements

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2019
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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European Union, New Generation FTAs, Copyright Law, TRIPS+, Acquis Communautaire+, Contingent and Adaptive Refining, Asymmetry

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A Hungarian E-Learning Initiative and Its Implications

2 International Journal of Online Dispute Resolution 2015(2) p. 198-205
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Péter Mezei and Benjamin Davis
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory and University of Toledo College of Law
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e-learning, pedagogical skills, educational reforms, Hungary, online dispute resolution

27.

The Most Important Changes of the Hungarian Court System after the Transition

Balogh Elemér - Hegedűs Andrea - Mezei Péter - Szomora Zsolt - Traser Julianna Sára (Editors.): Legal Transitions – Development of Law in Formerly Socialist States and the Challenges of the European Union, Pólay Elemér Alapítvány, Szeged, 2007: p. 123-133.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Oct 2013
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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judicial independence, Hungary, judicial reforms

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A Development of Hungarian Copyright Law Until the Creation of the First Copyright Act (1793-1884)

In: Mira Sundara Rajan (Ed.): Cambridge Handbook on Intellectual Property in Central and Eastern Europe, Cambridge University Press, 2019: p. 37-50.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2019
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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copyright, history of law, Hungary, 19th century, copyright legislation

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Chapter 12: License Contracts, Free Software and Creative Commons in the Hungarian Law

Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and other Alternative License Models, Ius Comparatum - Global Studies in Comparative Law, Volume 12, p. 235-250, Springer, 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 May 2016 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Grad-Gyenge Anikó and Péter Mezei
Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church and Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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Licence, FOSS, Open Source, Creative Commons, Copyright Law

30.

A Comprehensive Guide to the InfoSoc-Directive

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, January 2020, p. 71-72
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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InfoSoc-Directive, European Union, copyright law, harmonization, implementation

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A New Research Handbook on the Intersection of Creative Industries and Intellectual Property Law (Book Review)

Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Vol. 13., Issue 10 (October), p. 840-841.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2018
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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creative industries, intellectual property law, book review

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International Cooperation in the Field of Intellectual Property Protection

Zsuzsanna Fejes - Márton Sulyok - Anikó Szalai (Ed.): Interstate Relations, Opera Iurisprudentiae 2/2., Iurisperitus Kiadó, Szeged, 2019: p. 229-241.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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international cooperation, intellectual property law, WIPO, WTO

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Fan Productivity with Chinese Characteristics – A Comparative Analysis of Fan Videos in the Chinese, US American and Japanese Copyright Law

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, August 2019, p. 653-654.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 23 May 2019 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2019
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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fan productivity, China, copyright law

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How (Not) to Steal a Book? The Social History of the Chinese Publishing Industry

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 2020 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Jun 2020
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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Chinese copyright law, social and economic history, publishers, pirates, book review

35.

The Dimensions of the De Minimis Exception and Musical Sampling

Medien und Recht International, Issue 2019/2, p. 48-51.
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Jul 2020
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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de minimis exception, sampling, copyright law, United States, European Union, Bridgeport, Pelham, VMG Salsoul

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Struggling with Class Struggles? An Analysis of Creative Economies in the Age of Platform Economy and Social Media

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, February 2020, p. 142-144
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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social media, platform economy, intellectual property, copyright law, class struggles

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Total Downloads: 56
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Mission Completed! A Comprehensive Monograph on the Challenges of Digital Copyright Law in the EU

Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, May 2018, p. 425-427
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 02 May 2018
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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Digital Copyright Law, Digital Single Market, European Union

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Get a Licence or Do Not Stream! Interlocutory Judgment Against Deezer in Hungary

Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, 2018, Vol. 13., Issue 9 (September), p. 690-691.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2018
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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Streaming, Deezer, Hungary, Court Decision, Collective Rights Management

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Exhaust This! Research Handbook on Intellectual Property Exhaustion and Parallel Imports

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice Vol. 12. Issue 4, April 2017, p. 353-356.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2018
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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review, exhaustion, intellectual property, parallel imports

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The Exclusion of Personal Data Disclosure in File-Sharing Cases in Hungary

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 2016 11 (5): 328-329 doi: 10.1093/jiplp/jpw037
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 23 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
Péter Mezei
Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory
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coypright, Hungary, file-sharing, disclosure of personal data, EU law