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

2 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2016 Last revised: 26 Sep 2016

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Péter Mezei

Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory

Date Written: February 20, 2016

Abstract

This case analysis introduces how the Municipal Court of Appeals of Hungary has confirmed that the domestic laws on copyright, electronic commerce and electronic communications shall be interpreted in line with the EU substantive law and ECJ case law that allows for but does not oblige Member States to regulate on the disclosure of personal data of end-users (identified solely by their IP-Addresses) in copyright cases.

Keywords: coypright, Hungary, file-sharing, disclosure of personal data, EU law

JEL Classification: K00, K14, K33, K42

Suggested Citation

Mezei, Péter, The Exclusion of Personal Data Disclosure in File-Sharing Cases in Hungary (February 20, 2016). Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 2016 11 (5): 328-329 doi: 10.1093/jiplp/jpw037. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2736773

Péter Mezei (Contact Author)

Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory ( email )

Bocskai u. 10-12.
Szeged, H-6721
Hungary
+36-62-546-735 (Phone)

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