CASE COMMENT: DOMINANT POSITION - COPYRIGHT - ROYALTIES - EXCESSIVE PRICING - DISCRIMINATION

Collecting societies: The ECJ once more examines the collection of royalties by a copyright management organisation (Kanal 5, TV 4 AB / STIM)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. – ECJ, 11 December 2008, Kanal 5 Ltd and TV 4 AB v Föreningen Svenska Tonsättares Internationella Musikbyrå (STIM) upa, Case C-52/07 The management of copyrights is decidedly of particular topicality in competition law. The European Commission recently prohibited territorial restrictions put in place by 24 European collecting societies which prevented them from offering licences to users outside their national territory (see European Commission press release of 16 July 2008, IP/08/1165). Furthermore, an appeal is pending against a judgment of the CFI dismissing the action brought against a decision of the European Commission rejecting a complaint against

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Authors

Quotation

Anne Wachsmann, Bastien Thomas, Collecting societies: The ECJ once more examines the collection of royalties by a copyright management organisation (Kanal 5, TV 4 AB / STIM), 11 December 2008, Concurrences N° 1-2009, Art. N° 23417, pp. 122-123

Visites 3460

All reviews