Rules of reproduction

Pelham GmbH, Moses Pelham and Martin Haas v Ralf Hotter and Florian Schneider-Esleben


“The Pelham decision concerned a two-second sample of a rhythm sequence taken from the song Metall auf Metall produced by the German band Kraftwerk.”

Simon Clark and Marc Linser consider whether sampling amounts to reproduction rights infringement and what reproduction actually means.

Please read the full PDF article here. This article was first published in November 2019 on IP Magazine, printed issue.

Simon Clark


Marc Linsner


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