The broad concept of “communication to the public” in recent CJEU judgments and the liability of intermediaries: primary, secondary or unitary liability?

By Ohly A.

Abstract

Under the broad concept of “communication to the public”, which the CJEU has adopted in its recent judgments, intermediaries such as platform operators, providers of hyperlinks or sellers of “dangerous” devices can be liable as primary infringers, provided they “intervene in full knowledge”. This new form of “unitary liability” pushes …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice