Tag results for 'copyright'

Everybody Needs Good Neighbours: Case 265/19 RAAP v PPI

This article provides a case summary of a recent CJEU decision on a dispute between Irish music performers, the collective management organisation and the Irish music producers’ organisation. The decision clarifies the extent of the right of performers to equitable remuneration with producers under Article 8(2) of Directive 2006/115/EC and its applicability to non-EEA performers.

Released on Aug 12, 2021

When 3-D Objects in Video Games Pose IP Challenges

Video games often include real-life 3D objects, particularly if the game is to be realistic. The trouble with real-life objects is that they may be protected by various intellectual property rights. Unless the right holder has consented to the real-life object being used in the game, the game’s developer or publisher risk infringing IP. The article discusses reported cases from the US and EU regarding in-game use of 3D objects.

Released on Aug 12, 2021