Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 12 November 2015.
Hewlett-Packard Belgium SPRL v Reprobel SCRL.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Cour d'appel de Bruxelles - Belgium.
Reference for a preliminary ruling - Approximation of laws - Intellectual property - Copyright and related rights - Directive 2001/29/EC - Exclusive reproduction right - Exceptions and limitations - Article 5(2)(a) and (b) - Reprography exception - Private copying exception - Requirement for consistent application of exceptions - Concept of ‘fair compensation’ - Recovery of remuneration as fair compensation for multifunction printers - Proportional remunerative payment - Lump-sum remunerative payment - Accumulation of lump-sum and proportional remunerative payments - Method of calculation - Recipients of fair compensation - Authors and publishers - Sheet music.
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