‘Communication to the Public’ in FAPL v QC Leisure and Murphy v Media Protection Services (C-403/08 and C-429/08)

Post by Enrico Bonadio

On 4 October 2011 the Court of Justice of the European Union released its decision in FAPL v QC Leisure and Murphy v Media Protection Services (Joined Cases C-403/08 and C-429/08). Amongst the many aspects dealt with, the Court gave its interpretation of ‘communication to the public’ under Article 3(1) of the Info Society Directive and concluded that the showing of live Premier League matches in pubs does amount to such communication.

For the full article written by Enrico Bonadio and Mauro Santo see here.

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