Exceptions to Public Lending Rights and Authors’ Remuneration: the ECJ in Vewa v Belgium

On 30 June 2011 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) gave its decision in Vereniging van Educatieve en Wetenschappelijke Auters (Vewa) v Belgium (Case C-271/10). The CJEU interpreted Article 6(1) of Directive 2006/115, which allows Member States to derogate from the exclusive rights provided in respect of “public lending”, provided that authors … Continue reading