Judgment of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 16 March 2017

Staatlich genehmigte Gesellschaft der Autoren, Komponisten und Musikverleger registrierte Genossenschaft mbH (AKM) v Zürs.net Betriebs GmbH

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Handelsgericht Wien

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Intellectual property — Copyright and related rights in the information society — Directive 2001/29/EC — Right of communication of works to the public — Article 3(1) — Exceptions and limitations — Article 5(3)(o) — Broadcast of television programmes through a local cable network — National law laying down exceptions for installations allowing access to a maximum of 500 subscribers and for the retransmission of broadcasts of the public broadcaster in national territory

Case C-138/16


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
28/04/2017 AKM
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2017:218
16/03/2017 AKM
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2017:218
16/03/2017 AKM
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Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

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4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.01 Directives concerning approximation of law


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Agreement with Third Countries or International Bodies - 22000A0411(01) : paragraph 3
  • Agreement with Third Countries or International Bodies - 22000A0411(01) -A01 : paragraph 4
  • Directive 2001/29 -A02 : paragraphs 35, 43
  • Directive 2001/29 -A03 : paragraphs 26, 35, 36, 43
  • Directive 2001/29 -A03P1 : paragraphs 1, 7, 15, 16, 18, 20 - 22, 24, 30, 32, 33, 43, 44
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05 : paragraphs 1, 15, 16, 34
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05P3LO : paragraphs 8, 31, 35, 36, 38, 42 - 44
  • Directive 2001/29 -C9 : paragraphs 6, 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -306/05 -N40 : paragraphs -, 41, 21
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/08 -N56 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -145/10 -N109 : paragraph 38
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -435/12 -N22 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/15 : paragraph 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/15 -N37 : paragraph 22
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/15 -N38 : paragraphs -, 39, 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/15 -N40 : paragraphs -, 41, 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/15 -N45 : paragraph 25

Operative part

  • Interprets : Directive 2001/29 -A03P1
  • Interprets : Directive 2001/29 -A05
  • Interprets : Directive 2001/29 -A05L3LO

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 07/03/2016

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

16/03/2017


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 151 from 15.05.2017, p.12

Application: OJ C 222 from 20.06.2016, p.2

Name of the parties

AKM

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Briem, Stephan: Die Auslegung des Begriffs der "öffentlichen Wiedergabe" in der Entscheidungspraxis des EuGH - zugleich Anmerkung zum EuGh-Urteil AKM/Zürs.net, Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht INT 2017 p.493-497 (DE)
  2. Simon, Denys: Communication au public, Europe 2017 Avril nº 05 p.40 (FR)
  3. Walter, Michel M.: Ausnahme zu Gunsten von Kleingemeinschaftsantennenanlagen unionsrechtswidrig, Medien und Recht 2017 p.79-82 (DE)
  4. Zemann, Adolf: EuGH zu Ausnahmen vom Senderecht nach § 17 Abs 3 UrhG, Ecolex 2017 p.693-694 (DE)
  5. Walser, Martin J. ; Feurstein, Sebastian: Aufi aufn Berg - Der steile Weg zur unionsrechtlichen Dogmatik der »öffentlichen Wiedergabe«, Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht 2017 p.639-645 (DE)
  6. Visser, D.J.G.: Kabeldoorgifte via klein kabelnet. Binnen en buiten ontvangstgebied oorspronkelijke uitzending. Geen (niet ingecalculeerd) nieuw publiek.Art. 3 lid Arl.Art. 5 lid 3 sub o.Arl., AMI: Tijdschrift voor auteurs-, media & informatierecht 2017 p. 98-101 (NL)
  7. Peukert, Alexander: Die Bedeutung der "AKM"-Entscheidung des EuGH für das Recht der Kabelweitersendung in Deutschland, Zeitschrift für Urheber- und Medienrecht 2017 p.881-897 (DE)
  8. Kingma, M.E.: Intellectuele eigendom & Reclamerecht 2017 p.365-367 (NL)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Handelsgericht Wien - Austria

Subject-matter

  • Freedom of establishment
  • Freedom to provide services
  • Approximation of laws
  • Intellectual, industrial and commercial property

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

huitième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Malenovský

Advocate General

Wathelet

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available