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Péter Mezei on the Most Recent Amendments to Hungarian Copyright Law
Posted on 10 Dec 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Hungary amended its copyright regime many times in the last two years. Amendments relate to collective rights management, terms of protection granted to musical performers and phonogram producers, moral rights and criminal law relating to copyright. The... Read More

FREE DOWNLOAD: Recent German copyright decision echoes the Perfect 10 and Parker cases, as well as ISP immunity
Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

The case links below may be accessed by lexis.com subscribers. Non-subscribers may obtain research packages by the day, week, or month at lexisONE On April 29, 2010, in the case of I ZR 69/08, the German Federal Supreme Court examined whether Google... Read More

Brazil holds public comment period on proposed revisions to 1998 Copyright Law
Posted on 6 Jul 2010 by Walter W. Palmer and Cristina Pinheiro Palmer

On June 14, 2010, the Executive Office of the President released a proposed law intended to "modernize" the existing statute governing authorial and connected rights in Brazil, Federal Law No. 9.610 of 1998 (hereinafter, "the Copyright... Read More

High Court: football fixtures are copyrighted
Posted on 26 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

LONDON - (APINTL) Betting companies and newspapers will have to pay to use and publish lists of football fixtures after Britain's High Court ruled Friday that the lists are protected by copyright law. The English Premier League and four other bodies... Read More