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The Renckhoff case: 6 degrees of separation from the lawful user

  • T. E. SynodinouEmail author
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Abstract

The “Renckhoff” judgment follows a prolific series of decisions, mainly on the right to communication to the public. However, it also provides us with new insights on six different levels: the concept of originality, the analysis of economic rights, the concept of a ‘new public’, the limits to the CJEU’s hyperlinking case law, the prototype of the “diligent copyright holder” and the scope of application of the teaching exception. Even if the decision itself is not favorable for copyright users, its reasoning contributes to the development of a new approach to lawful use in European Copyright law.

Keywords

Renckhoff CJEU Lawful user EU copyright law 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Law DepartmentUniversity of CyprusNicosiaCyprus

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