Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 4 October 2011.

Football Association Premier League Ltd and Others v QC Leisure and Others (C-403/08) and Karen Murphy v Media Protection Services Ltd (C-429/08).

References for a preliminary ruling: High Court of Justice (England & Wales), Chancery Division (C-403/08), High Court of Justice (England & Wales), Queen’s Bench Division (Administrative Court) (C-429/08) - United Kingdom.

Satellite broadcasting - Broadcasting of football matches - Reception of the broadcast by means of satellite decoder cards - Satellite decoder cards lawfully placed on the market in one Member State and used in another Member State - Prohibition on marketing and use in a Member State - Visualisation of broadcasts in disregard of the exclusive rights granted - Copyright - Television broadcasting right - Exclusive licences to broadcast in a single Member State - Freedom to provide services - Article 56 TFEU - Competition - Article 101 TFEU - Restriction of competition by object - Protection of services based on conditional access - Illicit device - Directive 98/84/EC - Directive 2001/29/EC - Reproduction of works within the memory of a satellite decoder and on a television screen - Exception to the reproduction right - Communication of works to the public in public houses - Directive 93/83/EEC.

Joined cases C-403/08 and C-429/08.


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Judgment (OJ)
11/11/2011 Football Association Premier League and Others
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Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2011:631
04/10/2011 Football Association Premier League and Others
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2011:631
04/10/2011 Football Association Premier League and Others
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2011:43
03/02/2011 Football Association Premier League and Others
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Order
ECLI:EU:C:2009:789
16/12/2009 Football Association Premier League and Others
Order
ECLI:EU:C:2008:675
03/12/2008 Football Association Premier League and Others
Application (OJ)
22/11/2008 Football Association Premier League and Others
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Reports of Cases

2011 I-09083

Subject-matter

Interpretation of Articles 28, 30, 49 and 81 EC and of Articles 2(a) and (e), 4(a) and 5 of Directive 98/84/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 November 1998 on the legal protection of services based on, or consisting of, conditional access (OJ 1998 L 320, p. 54), of Articles 2, 3 and 5(1) of 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), of Article 1(a) and (b) of Council Directive 89/552/EEC of 3 October 1989 on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the pursuit of television broadcasting activities (OJ 1989 L 298, p. 23), and of Council Directive 93/83/EEC of 27 September 1993 on the coordination of certain rules concerning copyright and rights related to copyright applicable to satellite broadcasting and cable transmission (OJ 1993 L 248, p. 15) – Grant, for consideration, of exclusive rights in respect of satellite broadcasting of football matches – Marketing, in the United Kingdom, of decoders, lawfully placed on the market in another Member State, making it possible to screen such matches in breach of the exclusive rights granted

Systematic classification scheme

1.
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.04 Free movement of persons and services
    4.04.03 Freedom to provide services
      4.04.03.01 The various services
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.04 Free movement of persons and services
    4.04.03 Freedom to provide services
      4.04.03.01 The various services
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.04 Free movement of persons and services
    4.04.03 Freedom to provide services
      4.04.03.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.04 Free movement of persons and services
    4.04.03 Freedom to provide services
      4.04.03.00 General
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.08 Competition
    4.08.01 Agreements, decisions and concerted practices
      4.08.01.01 Prohibition of agreements, decisions and concerted practices
        4.08.01.01.02 Restriction of competition
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.09 Harmonised intellectual property rights
      4.11.09.03 Copyright and related rights
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.09 Harmonised intellectual property rights
      4.11.09.03 Copyright and related rights
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.09 Harmonised intellectual property rights
      4.11.09.03 Copyright and related rights
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.09 Harmonised intellectual property rights
      4.11.09.03 Copyright and related rights


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • TFEU, Article 34 : paragraphs 60, 75 - 83
  • TFEU, Article 36 : paragraphs 60, 75
  • TFEU, Article 56 : paragraphs 60, 75 - 131
  • TFEU, Article 101 : paragraphs 60, 133
  • TFEU, Article 101 -P1 : paragraphs 134 - 145
  • TFEU, Article 101 -P3 : paragraph 144
  • TFEU, Article 165 -P1L2 : paragraphs 100, 101
  • Directive 89/552 : paragraph 120
  • Directive 89/552 -C3 : paragraph 11
  • Directive 92/100 : paragraph 186
  • Directive 92/100 -A06P2 : paragraph 27
  • Directive 92/100 -A08P3 : paragraph 27
  • Directive 92/100 -C7 : paragraph 27
  • Directive 93/83 : paragraphs 120, 207 - 209
  • Directive 93/83 -A01P2LA : paragraphs 14, 56
  • Directive 93/83 -A02 : paragraph 15
  • Directive 93/83 -C14 : paragraph 13
  • Directive 93/83 -C15 : paragraph 13
  • Directive 93/83 -C17 : paragraphs 13, 109
  • Directive 93/83 -C3 : paragraph 13
  • Directive 93/83 -C5 : paragraph 13
  • Directive 93/83 -C7 : paragraph 13
  • Directive 93/83 -A01P2LB : paragraphs 14, 56, 110, 137
  • Directive 93/83 -A01P2LC : paragraph 14
  • Decision 94/800 : paragraph 3
  • Decision 94/800 -A09P1 : paragraph 4
  • Directive 97/36 -C21 : paragraphs 12, 102
  • Directive 98/84 : paragraph 60
  • Directive 98/84 -A02 : paragraph 17
  • Directive 98/84 -A03 : paragraph 18
  • Directive 98/84 -A04 : paragraphs 19, 69, 70
  • Directive 98/84 -C13 : paragraphs 16, 64
  • Directive 98/84 -C2 : paragraph 16
  • Directive 98/84 -C3 : paragraph 16
  • Directive 98/84 -C6 : paragraphs 16, 64
  • Directive 98/84 -A02LE : paragraphs 61 - 66
  • Directive 98/84 -A02LF : paragraph 69
  • Directive 98/84 -A03P1 : paragraphs 68, 69
  • Directive 98/84 -A03P2 : paragraphs 67 - 73
  • Decision 2000/278 : paragraph 7
  • Directive 2001/29 : paragraph 208
  • Directive 2001/29 -A02 : paragraph 153
  • Directive 2001/29 -A03P1 : paragraphs 22, 151, 182 - 206
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05 : paragraph 23
  • Directive 2001/29 -C20 : paragraphs 20, 186
  • Directive 2001/29 -C23 : paragraphs 20, 185, 199 - 202
  • Directive 2001/29 -A02LA : paragraphs 21, 151 - 158
  • Directive 2001/29 -A02LE : paragraphs 21, 149
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05P1 : paragraphs 151, 159 - 181
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05P1LB : paragraph 171
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05P5 : paragraph 180
  • Directive 2001/29 -C10 : paragraphs 20, 107
  • Directive 2001/29 -C15 : paragraph 20
  • Directive 2001/29 -C31 : paragraphs 20, 162, 178
  • Directive 2001/29 -C33 : paragraphs 20, 167
  • Directive 2001/29 -C9 : paragraph 20
  • Directive 2006/115 : paragraph 186
  • Directive 2006/115 -A07P2 : paragraphs 25, 149
  • Directive 2006/115 -A08P3 : paragraphs 26, 149, 190
  • Directive 2006/115 -C5 : paragraphs 24, 107
  • Council - Common Position - 52000AG0048 : paragraphs 162, 200
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -62/79 : paragraphs 93, 117, 118
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -55/80 : paragraphs 93, 106
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/81 : paragraph 136
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -92/92 : paragraph 106
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -275/92 : paragraphs 77, 80
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -61/97 : paragraph 108
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/98 : paragraph 208
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -390/99 : paragraph 78
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -115/02 : paragraph 105
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -192/04 : paragraph 109
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -306/05 : paragraphs 183 - 185, 188, 193, 194, 196, 197, 200, 203, 208
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -468/06 : paragraph 138
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -501/06 : paragraphs 134, 135, 138
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -42/07 : paragraph 84
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -52/07 : paragraph 108
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -222/07 : paragraphs 92, 104
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/08 : paragraphs 96, 153 - 156, 161, 186
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -8/08 : paragraph 134
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -108/09 : paragraph 77
  • Court of Justice - Order C -136/09 : paragraphs 196, 197

Operative part

  • Interprets : TFEU, Article 56
  • Interprets : TFEU, Article 101
  • Interprets : Directive 93/83
  • Interprets : Directive 98/84 -A02LE
  • Interprets : Directive 98/84 -A03P2
  • Interprets : Directive 2001/29 -A02LA
  • Interprets : Directive 2001/29 -A03P1
  • Interprets : Directive 2001/29 -A05P1

Opinion

  • EC Treaty (Maastricht), Article 53 : point 206
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 12 : point 233
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 28 : points 165, 167
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 30 : point 165
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 49 : points 165, 167, 252
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 55 : point 178
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 56 -P1 : point 178
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 81 : point 206
  • EC Treaty (Amsterdam), Article 81 -P1 : point 243
  • TFEU, Article 6 : point 46
  • TFEU, Article 6 -LE : point 207
  • TFEU, Article 18 : points 233 - 238
  • TFEU, Article 34 : points 167 - 170
  • TFEU, Article 52 -P1 : point 178
  • TFEU, Article 56 : points 167 - 242, 252
  • TFEU, Article 62 : point 178
  • TFEU, Article 101 -P1 : points 243 - 252
  • TFEU, Article 101 -P3 : point 250
  • TFEU, Article 165 : points 46, 207
  • TEU, Article 13 -P2 : point 242
  • TEU, Article 17 -P1 : point 242
  • Agreement on the European Economic Area - Protocol No 28 -A05 : point 17
  • Agreement on the European Economic Area - Protocol No 28 -A05P1LC : point 137
  • Agreement on the European Economic Area - Protocol No 28 -A53 : point 206
  • Directive 92/100 : point 28
  • Directive 93/83 : points 29, 89, 100, 148, 151, 156, 198, 234
  • Directive 93/83 -A01LA : point 30
  • Directive 93/83 -A01LB : point 30
  • Directive 93/83 -A01LC : point 30
  • Directive 93/83 -A01P2LA : point 157
  • Directive 93/83 -A01P2LB : points 150, 154
  • Directive 93/83 -A01P2LC : point 162
  • Directive 93/83 -A02 : points 31, 149 - 164, 252
  • Directive 93/83 -A04 : point 110
  • Directive 93/83 -A05 : point 155
  • Directive 93/83 -C1 : point 29
  • Directive 93/83 -C14 : points 29, 152
  • Directive 93/83 -C15 : points 29, 154
  • Directive 93/83 -C16 : points 29, 158, 159
  • Directive 93/83 -C17 : points 29, 160
  • Directive 93/83 -C18 : point 154
  • Directive 93/83 -C3 : point 29
  • Directive 93/83 -C5 : point 29
  • Directive 93/83 -C7 : points 29, 153
  • Decision 94/800 : point 10
  • Decision 94/800 -A09P1 : points 11, 124
  • Decision 94/800 -A14P3 : points 12, 125, 139, 140, 232, 252
  • Directive 98/84 : points 18, 48, 60
  • Directive 98/84 -A01 : point 19
  • Directive 98/84 -A02LC : point 20
  • Directive 98/84 -A02LE : points 20, 51 - 58, 252
  • Directive 98/84 -A02LF : points 20, 59
  • Directive 98/84 -A03 : point 21
  • Directive 98/84 -A03P2 : points 49 - 62, 252
  • Directive 98/84 -A03P2LA : point 59
  • Directive 98/84 -A03P2LB : point 59
  • Directive 98/84 -A04 : points 22, 49, 59
  • Directive 98/84 -C2 : point 55
  • Directive 98/84 -C3 : point 55
  • Decision 2000/278 : point 13
  • Decision 2001/478 -C10 : point 206
  • Directive 2001/29 : points 23, 28, 65, 127
  • Directive 2001/29 -A02 : points 24, 64, 67 - 101, 252
  • Directive 2001/29 -A02LA : point 78
  • Directive 2001/29 -A02LD : point 69
  • Directive 2001/29 -A02LE : point 69
  • Directive 2001/29 -A03 : points 26, 47, 102 - 107, 128, 130, 252
  • Directive 2001/29 -A03P1 : points 107 - 147, 199, 218
  • Directive 2001/29 -A03P2 : points 108 - 110
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05P1 : points 25, 86 - 101, 252
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05P3LI : points 99, 114
  • Directive 2001/29 -A05P5 : point 91
  • Directive 2001/29 -A12P2 : point 114
  • Directive 2001/29 -C23 : points 27, 120, 130 - 132, 135, 142, 143
  • Directive 2001/84 : point 180
  • Directive 2006/115 -A08 : point 110
  • Directive 2006/115 -A08P3 : points 111, 137, 199
  • Directive 2006/115 -A14 : point 114
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -16/74 : point 179
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -119/75 : point 180
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -258/78 : point 248
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -62/79 : points 193, 194, 196, 199
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -55/80 : points 180, 181, 190, 192
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/81 : point 179
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -152/84 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -158/86 : point 190
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -302/86 : point 230
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -10/89 : point 179
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -76/90 : points 205, 228
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -91/92 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -92/92 : point 237
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -415/93 : point 104
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -200/96 : point 180
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -355/96 : point 180
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -61/97 : point 194
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -255/97 : point 179
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -293/98 : points 137, 140
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -293/98 : points 140, 155
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -390/99 : point 169
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -17/00 : point 167
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -92/01 : point 235
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -36/02 : point 168
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -115/02 : point 179
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -16/03 : point 180
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -105/03 : point 104
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -28/04 : point 140
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -295/04 : point 104
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -344/04 : point 104
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -306/05 : point 145
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -341/05 : point 172
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -76/05 : point 235
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -306/05 : points 118, 141, 142, 155
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -318/05 : points 205, 228
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -341/05 : point 177
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -250/06 : points 205, 228
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -308/06 : point 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -468/06 : point 247
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -501/06 : points 244, 246, 247, 250
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -42/07 : point 171
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -49/07 : point 46
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -404/07 : point 104
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -534/07 : point 244
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -555/07 : point 103
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -169/08 : point 249
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -5/08 : points 66, 78, 87, 88, 91, 230
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -8/08 : point 244
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -46/08 : point 205
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -428/08 : point 140
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -447/08 : points 171, 178
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -467/08 : points 66, 230
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -515/08 : point 205
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -518/08 : point 180
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -379/09 : point 167
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -56/09 : point 235
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -82/09 : point 104
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -97/09 : point 242
  • Court of Justice - Order C -136/09 : point 118


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 17/09/2008

Date of the Opinion

  • 03/02/2011

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

04/10/2011


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Applications: OJ C 301 from 22.11.2008, p.19

Order: OJ C 100 from 17.04.2010, p.10

Judgment: OJ C 347 from 26.11.2011, p.2

Name of the parties

Football Association Premier League and Others

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

High Court of Justice (England & Wales), Chancery Division - United Kingdom

Subject-matter

  • Freedom of establishment
  • Freedom to provide services
  • Approximation of laws
  • Intellectual, industrial and commercial property
  • - Copyright and related rights
  • Competition
  • Free movement of goods
  • - Quantitative restrictions
  • - Measures having equivalent effect

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

grande chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Malenovský

Advocate General

Kokott

Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • German