Digitisation of art in the public domain–museum urges Wikimedia to take down reproductions of out-of-protection artworks

By Michel S.

Abstract

German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof), Museumsfotos, decision of 20 December 2018 – I ZR 104/17, DE: BGH: 2018: 201218UIZR104.17.0The German Federal Court of Justice provided injunctive relief to prevent: (i) the uploading of scans of paintings in the public domain from an exhibition catalogue for copyright reasons; and (ii) …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice