Copyright, Access to information, Information policy, and Copyright licenses
This paper focuses on the changes introduced by the major amendment of the Czech Copyright Act in 2017 in the area of orphan and out-of-commerce works licensing. It offers a brief description and basic black letter law analysis of the new legal regulation, discusses the newly introduced regulatory regimes in the context of the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union Soulier and Doke and offers some tips on practical functioning thereof. The publication of this paper is supported by the Czech Scientific Foundation - project no. GA17-22474S "Adapting Exceptions and Limitations to Copyright, Neighbouring Rights and Sui Generis Database Rights to Digital Network Environment". [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
LICENSES, COPYRIGHT licenses, TELECOMMUNICATION, MOTION picture studios, and AMUSEMENTS
The article offers information on the practicing of Territorial licensing in the audiovisual sector that represents the commercial television and film industry. Topics discussed the investigation regarding Europe's Pay-TV market; highlights the license for Audiovisual content by the U.S. film studios to Pay-TV broadcasters; and focuses on the elimination of cross-border competition between Pay-TV broadcasters.
Wake Forest Law Review. Spring2017, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p267-291. 25p.
Copyright licenses, Streaming audio, Actions & defenses (Law), Economics, Copyright of music -- United States, Copyright infringement -- United States, Technology & law, Copyright reform, Music -- United States, Twenty-first century, Music -- Law & legislation, and History
The article discusses the legal aspects of U.S. music copyright licensing in relation to the economic aspects of music streaming services such as Spotify and Tidal and a potential reform to the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976. Copyright infringement litigation against the Spotify Ltd. audio streaming firm is examined, along with possible alterations to American copyright law in accordance with technological changes in the twenty-first century.