Legislative changes in Spain after the ECJ ruling Svensson

Following the ECJ court decision and several reactions from the US (mentioned in the 301 report), there have been a series of legislative changes in Spain regarding managing links. The Sinde-Wert Committee was created to clarify whether links infringe intellectual property rights. Contrary to the national civil and criminal courts decisions so far, the Committee reached the conclusion that it does represent an infringement.

Country: Spain

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: legislation, committee, Spain, US, ECJ, court decision, IPR, infringement, links, Internet

Posted on Thursday 11 June 2015

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