AG Szpunar advises CJEU to rule that unlicensed sampling infringes phonogram producers’ reproduction right

By Fischhold A.

Abstract

Opinion of Advocate General Szpunar in Pelham and others v Hütter and others, C-476/17, EU:C:2018:1002, 12 December 2018Copying even the smallest parts of phonograms is considered as a reproduction in the context of Article 2(c) Directive 2001/29/EC and generally infringes the phonogram producers’ reproduction right, as artists cannot rely on …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice