Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 14 June 2017

Stichting Brein v Ziggo BV and XS4All Internet BV

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Hoge Raad der Nederlanden

Reference for a preliminary ruling — Intellectual and industrial property — Directive 2001/29/EC — Harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights — Article 3(1) — Communication to the public — Definition — Online sharing platform — Sharing of protected files, without the consent of the rightholder

Case C-610/15


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
04/08/2017 Stichting Brein
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2017:456
14/06/2017 Stichting Brein
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2017:456
14/06/2017 Stichting Brein
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2017:99
08/02/2017 Stichting Brein
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
22/01/2016 Stichting Brein
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Reports of Cases

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

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

1.
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

  • Directive 2001/29 -08P3 : paragraph 5
  • Directive 2001/29 -A03P1 : paragraphs 4, 18, 19, 21, 23 - 25, 29 - 31, 34, 39, 40, 43, 47, 48
  • Directive 2001/29 -C09 : paragraphs 3, 22
  • Directive 2001/29 -C10 : paragraphs 3, 22
  • Directive 2001/29 -C23 : paragraphs 3, 6, 30
  • Directive 2001/29 -C27 : paragraphs 3, 38
  • Directive 2004/48 -A11 : paragraph 7
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -466/12 -N18 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -466/12 -N24 : paragraphs 31, 44
  • Court of Justice - Order C -348/13 -N14 : paragraph 44
  • Court of Justice - Order C -348/13 -N15 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N43 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N25 : paragraph 20
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N26 : paragraph 21
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N27 : paragraph 22
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N28 : paragraph 23
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N29 : paragraph 24
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N30 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N31 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N32 : paragraph 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N33 : paragraph 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N34 : paragraph 29
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N36 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N38 : paragraphs 53, 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N43 : paragraph 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N44 : paragraph 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N45 : paragraph 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -527/15 -N50 : paragraph 45

Operative part

  • Interprets : Directive 2001/29 -A03P1

Opinion


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 18/11/2015

Date of the Opinion

  • 08/02/2017

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

14/06/2017


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 277 from 21.08.2017, p.8

Application: OJ C 48 from 08.02.2016, p.13

Name of the parties

Stichting Brein

Notes on Academic Writings

Information not available



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Hoge Raad der Nederlanden - Netherlands

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
  • Reference for a preliminary ruling : case not proceeding to judgment

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Ilešič

Advocate General

Szpunar

Language(s) of the Case

  • Dutch

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • French