Request for a preliminary ruling from the Conseil d’État (France) lodged on 19 June 2015 — Marc Soulier Sara Doke v Ministre de la Culture et de la Communication Premier ministre
Language of the case: French
Parties to the main proceedings
Applicants: Marc Soulier, Sara Doke
Defendants: Ministre de la Culture et de la Communication, Premier ministre
Do the provisions, referred to above, of Directive 2001/29/EC of 22 May 2001, 1 preclude legislation, such as that analysed in paragraph 1 of this decision, that gives approved collecting societies the right to authorise the reproduction and the representation in digital form of ‘out-of-print books’, while allowing the authors of those books, or their successors in title, to oppose or put an end to that practice, on the conditions that it lays down?____________1
Directive 2001/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society (OJ 2001 L 167, p. 10).