Stichting Brein v. Jack Frederik Wullems (Filmspeler)

27.07.2017

This article was first published in Leading Internet Case Law, June 2017
Court of Justice of the European Union, C-527/15, 26 April 2017
The recent CJEU judgment, which adds to the increasing amount of case law on the ‘communication to the public’ right, allows rightsholders to prevent the sale of a physical device which facilitates access to unlawful online streams of copyright works, even where the seller of the device is not responsible for the existence of the unlawful streams and does not initiate any unlawful transmission.
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Jeremy Blum

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