20.10.13 / News

Can copyright-protected work be brought before the court as evidence or does it constitute copyright infringement?

The measure of submitting a copyright-protected work as evidence to a court by email does not constitute transmission or dissemination to the public, deems the Advocate General, Gerard Hogard in his proposal for a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice.

This again rouses the debate about how copyright-protected material should be secured as evidence and submitted to a Swedish court and whether a possible shift in legal position is on the horizon. Read more in the pdf file.