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
Date Written: June 15, 2018
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
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