Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 27 June 2013.
Verwertungsgesellschaft Wort (VG Wort) v Kyocera and Others (C-457/11) and Canon Deutschland GmbH (C-458/11), and Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH (C-459/11) and Hewlett-Packard GmbH (C-460/11) v Verwertungsgesellschaft Wort (VG Wort).
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Bundesgerichtshof - Germany.
Intellectual and industrial property - Copyright and related rights in the information society - Directive 2001/29/EC - Reproduction right - Fair compensation - Concept of ‘reproductions on paper or any similar medium, effected by the use of any kind of photographic technique or by some other process having similar effects’ - Consequences of the non-application of technological measures which are available to prevent or restrict unauthorised acts - Consequences of an express or implied authorisation to reproduce.
Joined cases C-457/11 to C-460/11.
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