>>, Intellectuele rechten>CJEU re-affirms Usedsoft judgment, but finds that lawful computer program acquirers may not resell back-up copies of those programs (Stibbe)

CJEU re-affirms Usedsoft judgment, but finds that lawful computer program acquirers may not resell back-up copies of those programs (Stibbe)

On 12 October 2016, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) rendered its judgment in the Ranks and Vasiļevičs case. This is an interesting judgment because it is the first decision after the UsedSoft case regarding the rule of exhaustion of the computer program copyright protection under the Computer Program Directive, which generated a lot of media attention and opened up a market for “second-hand” software.

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2017-03-09T12:55:08+00:00 9 maart 2017|Categories: Informaticarecht - Intellectuele rechten|Tags: , , |