Judgment of the Court (Second Chamber) of 26 April 2017

Stichting Brein v Jack Frederik Wullems

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Rechtbank Midden-Nederland

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 — Sale of a multimedia player — Add-ons — Publication of works without the consent of the right holder — Access to streaming websites — Article 5(1) and (5) — Right of reproduction — Exceptions and limitations — Lawful use

Case C-527/15


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2017:300
26/04/2017 Stichting Brein
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2017:300
26/04/2017 Stichting Brein
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2016:938
08/12/2016 Stichting Brein
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
08/01/2016 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

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

  • TFEU, Article 267 : paragraph 55
  • Directive 2001/29 : paragraphs 1, 2, 40
  • Directive 2001/29 -A02 : paragraphs 4, 60, 61
  • Directive 2001/29 -A03 : paragraphs 5, 20
  • Directive 2001/29 -A03P1 : paragraphs 23, 24, 26, 28 - 30, 34 - 36, 42, 43, 46 - 49, 52, 53
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05 : paragraphs 57, 66
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05P1 : paragraphs 1, 6, 21, 59 - 61, 62, 71, 72
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05P1LB : paragraphs 21, 67
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05P5 : paragraphs 1, 6, 59, 63, 71, 72
  • Directive 2001/29 -C10 : paragraphs 3, 27
  • Directive 2001/29 -C23 : paragraphs 3, 27, 35
  • Directive 2001/29 -C27 : paragraphs 3, 39, 41
  • Directive 2001/29 -C33 : paragraphs 3, 65
  • Directive 2001/29 -C9 : paragraphs 3, 27
  • Court of Justice - Rules of Procedure (2012) -A101 : paragraph 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -306/05 -N42 : paragraph 41
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -306/05 -N46 : paragraph 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/08 -N55 : paragraph 61
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/08 -N56 : paragraphs -, 57, 62
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/08 -N58 : paragraph 63
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -403/08 : paragraph 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -403/08 -N162 : paragraph 62
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -403/08 -N168 : paragraph 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -403/08 -N204 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -135/10 -N78 : paragraphs -, 79, 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -162/10 -N30 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -162/10 -N35 : paragraph 44
  • Court of Justice - Order C -302/10 -N26 : paragraph 61
  • Court of Justice - Order C -302/10 -N27 : paragraph 62
  • Court of Justice - Order C -302/10 -N42 : paragraph 65
  • Court of Justice - Order C -302/10 -N44 : paragraphs -, 45, 68
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -607/11 : paragraph 45
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -607/11 -N26 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -607/11 -N31 : paragraph 43
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -607/11 -N32 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -607/11 -N42 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -351/12 -N28 : paragraph 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -435/12 -N39 : paragraph 70
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -466/12 -N18 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -466/12 -N19 : paragraph 36
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -466/12 -N24 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -466/12 -N24 : paragraph 47
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -466/12 -N31 : paragraph 47
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -360/13 -N23 : paragraph 62
  • Court of Justice - Order C -348/13 : paragraph 47
  • Court of Justice - Order C -348/13 -N15 : paragraph 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -110/15 -N18 : paragraph 55
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -110/15 -N19 : paragraph 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/15 -N30 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/15 -N36 : paragraph 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/15 -N37 : paragraph 29
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/15 -N41 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/15 -N43 : paragraph 44
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -117/15 -N46 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 : paragraph 49
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N28 : paragraph 25
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N29 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N30 : paragraph 27
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N32 : paragraph 29
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N33 : paragraph 28
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N34 : paragraph 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N35 : paragraph 31
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N36 : paragraph 32
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N37 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N38 : paragraph 34
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N42 : paragraphs -, 43, 48
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -160/15 -N43 : paragraphs 37, 47

Operative part

  • Interprets : Directive 2001/29 -A03P1
  • Interprets : Directive 2001/29 -A05P1
  • Interprets : Directive 2001/29 -A05P5

Opinion

Information not available


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 05/10/2015

Date of the Opinion

  • 08/12/2016

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

26/04/2017


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Judgment: OJ C 195 from 19.06.2017, p.2

Application: OJ C 27 from 25.01.2016, p.6

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

Rechtbank Midden-Nederland - Netherlands

Subject-matter

  • Approximation of laws

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

deuxième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Ilešič

Advocate General

Campos Sánchez-Bordona

Language(s) of the Case

  • Dutch

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • Spanish