*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The Court of Justice of the European Communities today, 11 December, ruled 2008, its judgment in Case C-52/07 (Kanal 5 Ltd, TV 4 AB v Föreningen Svenska Tonsättares Internationella Musikbyrå (STIM)), which makes following a reference for a preliminary ruling from a court or tribunal for a preliminary ruling Swedish, the Marknadsdomstolen. Questions referred by the national court concerned possible abuse under Article 82 EC of the remuneration received by the Swedish collective management body of the copyright (the STIM) with the television channels for the use of protected musical works included in its repertoire. For two private television stations, this
ALERTS : UNILATERALE PRACTICE - DE FACTO MONOPOLY
De facto monopoly: The EU Court of Justice applies the key solution put in place for night clubs in a case concerning the compensation collected by the TV copyright management organisations (Kanal 5 / TV 4 AB / Föreningen Svenska Tonsättares Internationella Musikbyrå)
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