Cheese opinion could leave a bad taste for copyright law
Copyright flexibility throughout the EU could be seriously limited if the CJEU follows the Advocate General’s reasoning behind his opinion that taste should not be copyright protected. One lawyer describes it as the “right decision based on flawed logic”
A top EU court adviser gave an opinion last week that could
seriously shake up EU copyright law if it is followed. In his
view on Levola Hengelo v Smilde Foods (C-310/17) from July 25
2018, Advocate General Wathelet said...
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