Sø- og Handelsretten udvidede ved deres afgørelse af d. 4. november 2019 rammerne for personlig hæftelse for IP krænkelser

In its decision of 4 November 2019, the Danish Maritime and Commercial Court extended the framework for personal liability for IP violations

In a case involving the copying of several television products, the Maritime and Commercial Court ruled that not only directors and ultimate owners of a company can become personally liable for IP violations, the responsibility can now also be extended to senior executives who have been involved in the decision to violate. These are new …

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KH Würtz vinder Højesteretssag om brug af brugskunst som regi i markedsføring

KH Würtz wins Supreme Court case on the use of applied arts as directing in marketing

On December 18, 2018, the Supreme Court issued a very principled decision on the use of copyrighted art as a directive in the marketing of food. Background The reason for the case is that since 2012, COOP has used Kasper Würtz service, bowls and plates as part of packages containing, among other things, frozen edamame …

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Omaggio serien er beskyttet af ophavsret fastslår Sø- og Handelsretten

The Omaggio series is protected by copyright, the Maritime and Commercial Court states

The Maritime and Commercial Court has today ruled in the first lawsuit concerning the protection of the well-known Omaggio vase series from Kähler. The case involved the sale of a number of vases that had been produced by the Danish company Bovictus A / S and sold in, among other things, COOP stores around the …

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Skelsættende EU dom skaber bedre vilkår for håndhævelse af ophavsret i hele EU

Landmark EU judgment creates better conditions for copyright enforcement across the EU

With the ruling in the so-called Cofemel decision, the EU courts hold that designs are protected by copyright if the appearance is the result of designers’ creative choices. This has settled the demands that so far many countries have made that the use of art can only be protected by copyright in the case of …

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