CASE COMMENT: UNILATERAL PRACTICES - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - AUTHORS’ RIGHTS

Authors rights: The French Competition Authority accepts the commitments proposed by the Société des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques (SACD)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Conc. conc. dec. no. 05-D-16 of 26 April 2005 relating to practices implemented by the Society of Dramatic Authors and Composers (SACD) Collective societies responsible for negotiating, collecting and distributing copyright are atypical objects for competition law. Community case law has traditionally dealt with three main themes: the relations between these societies and their members, their relations with users, to whom they grant licences, and finally the relations between the various national societies through reciprocal representation agreements. Recent technological developments, and in particular the development of the Internet, are helping to

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David Spector, Authors rights: The French Competition Authority accepts the commitments proposed by the Société des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques (SACD), 16 April 2005, Concurrences N° 3-2005, Art. N° 1180, pp. 79-81

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