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Examining cloud computing storage issues for remote video (VCAST Limited v RTI SpA)

Published on: 19 September 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Examining cloud computing storage issues for remote video (VCAST Limited v RTI SpA)
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  • What was the background to this referral for a preliminary ruling?
  • What did Advocate General (AG) Szpunar opine with regards to the questions referred?
  • If the Court of Justice follows the AG’s opinion what implications may this case have for the UK, given that the UK’s private copying exception is no longer in force?

Article summary

IP analysis: A copyright case assessed whether an infringement was committed if a third party provided viewers with a means to record television programmes and keep them within their own cloud storage space. Daniel Byrne at Gide Loyrette Nouel in Paris provides the outline and implications of Advocate General Szpunar’s opinion. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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