Prof Jan Bernd Nordemann and Dr Julian Waiblinger (both BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT) look back on 2017 from a Copyright perspective
Writing in the specialist magazine GRUR-RR (5/2018, p177 et seq), the two lawyers Prof. Dr. Jan Bernd Nordemann and Dr. Julian Waiblinger published an essay on “Legislation and Jurisprudence Copyright 2017”. The essay provides an overview of jurisprudence over the course of the year.
For subscribers of GRUR-RR, the article can be accessed here.
The Neue Juristische Wochenschrift (NJW) 2018 also includes a summary by the two authors, here on page 756.
The conclusion of both authors, both of whom have worked on copyright for years with BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT is: “Copyright is everywhere in the digital world. It pays to be on the ball when it comes to changes in copyright. In 2017, courts once again decided many issues of copyright in digital disputes.