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The nature of IP law in Europe is changing rapidly. Increased harmonization of
EU law means you can no longer rely solely on national case law to guarantee
success in court.
But how do you ensure you have up-to-date and dependable access to the most
important cases in a language you may not be familiar with?
The answer is Kluwer EU Copyright Cases.
Kluwer EU Copyright Cases is a new online service reporting on
significant copyright cases across Europe.
Consisting of an email newsletter and a fully searchable database,
o Helps you identify cases from other jurisdictions that can support your
arguments before your own national court
o Provides an overview of the development of copyright case law within
individual EU member states
Experts from 28 European states report on national cases of cross-border
interest. Summaries and case notes are delivered by email, ensuring you are
kept fully apprised of the latest case law.
The case law database is updated weekly. Fully searchable, by jurisdiction,
court, key word and much more, Kluwer EU Copyright Cases will quickly
become an essential part of your case research.
Authoritative case selection, expertly drafted summaries and annotations
To ensure that the database is relevant and of international interest,
Kluwer EU Copyright Cases includes the following:
o Landmark decisions since 1980
o European Court of Justice cases
o National Supreme Court cases from EU member states
o Key cases from lower national courts (with a European or cross-border
dimension, or concerning a new technological
As well as providing English-language summaries and case notes, each case is
also reproduced in full in the original language.
Taxonomy and references to similar cases open up your search to more
opportunities and ensure the most thorough research possible.
Give yourself the edge over your competitors
Kluwer EU Copyright Cases extends the number and relevance of cases you
can call upon to support your argument by providing access to cases from other
jurisdictions whose legal systems encompass harmonized EU law.
Access the following important cases from around Europe, in English, with
authoritative summaries and headnotes:
o Germany: Gebrauchtsoftware, Appeals Court of Hamburg (Oberlandesgericht
Hamburg), 7 February 2007
o France: Google Video, District Court of Paris (Tribunal de Grande Instance
de Paris), 19 October 2007
o UK: Experience Hendrix v. Purple Haze Records, Court of Appeal (Court of
Appeal), 24 May 2007
o Italy: Mod-Chips Case, Supreme Court (Corte Suprema di Cassazione), 3
Kluwer EU Copyright Cases will take your legal research to another
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Expert editorial you can trust
Kluwer EU Copyright Cases is edited by Professor Bernt Hugenholtz and Dr.
Lucie Guibault from the Institute for Information Law, assisted by Marcel
Dellebeke and Brenda van der Wal.
The Institute for Information Law (IViR), directed by Professor Bernt
Hugenholtz, is part of the Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam. The
Institute is the largest research facility in the field of information law in
Europe. It employs over 25 qualified researchers who actively study and report
on a wide range of subjects in the field of information law.