Court of Justice on freedom to provide services in the context of film screening rights

Print this page 17-04-1980
IPPT19800318, ECJ, Coditel v Cine Vog

Copyright - The provisions of the Treaty relating to the freedom to provide services do not preclude an assignee of the performing right in a film in a Member State from relying upon his right to prohibit the exhibition of that film in that State, without his authority, by means of cable diffusion in the film so exhibited is picked up and transmitted after being broadcast in another Member State by a third party with the consent of the original owner of the right

 

IPPT19800318, ECJ, Coditel v Cine Vog