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.

3 Pages Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last revised: 28 Sep 2018

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Péter Mezei

Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory

Date Written: June 15, 2018

Abstract

The current intelligence summarizes the most recent final ruling of the Municipal Court of Appeals in EJI v. Deezer, where the French streaming service provider decided not to licence the use of musical performances. The court ruled that licensing and the payment of levies is a must under the Hungarian Copyright Act.

Keywords: Streaming, Deezer, Hungary, Court Decision, Collective Rights Management

JEL Classification: O34, K11, K33

Suggested Citation

Mezei, Péter, Get a Licence or Do Not Stream! Interlocutory Judgment Against Deezer in Hungary (June 15, 2018). Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, 2018, Vol. 13., Issue 9 (September), p. 690-691.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3208022

Péter Mezei (Contact Author)

Institute of Comparative Law and Legal Theory ( email )

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Szeged, H-6721
Hungary
+36-62-546-735 (Phone)

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