A delicate balance: 'emotional retaliation protected as freedom of expression under the German Constitution

By Clark, B.

The German Constitutional Court has clarified that freedom of expression, guaranteed as a basic human right in Article 5(1) of the German Constitution, encompasses the freedom to strike back by way of emotional retaliation in respect of a personal matter. It also includes the right to comment subjectively and emotionally …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice