Ban on Publication of Adjusted Quote-500 list

On 7 November 2008 Hachette Filipacchi Media Netherlands B.V. – in its capacity as publisher of the business magazine Quote – filed an ex parte request against the company Mediamaatjes B.V. of, inter alia, former Quote editor-in-chief Jort Kelder. …read more

ECJ Gives Ruling on Database Right

European Court of Justice 09/10/08,

Important Poems

On 9 October 2008 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) answered a preliminary question from the German Bundesgerichtshof about the concept of ‘extraction’ from the Databases Directive. Under the Databases Directive, the producer of a database obtains an exclusive …read more