Do YouTube and cyberlocker Uploaded directly perform copyright-restricted acts? And, following from this: what is the relationship between the InfoSoc right of communication to the public and Article 17 of the DSM Directive? At what conditions is the hosting safe harbour available? And what about intermediary injunctions?
These are just some of the issues that the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) will need to address when it decides YouTube, C-682/18 and Cyando, C-683/18 on 22 June 2021.
There is no need to say that the ruling is keenly awaited and will have far-reaching implications.
Last year, The IPKat and the British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association (BLACA) joined forces to deliver Episode 1: a live webinar discussing the Advocate General’s Opinion in these joined referrals.
Now, it’s high time for Episode 2.
Together with the Institute for Intellectual Property and Market Law (IFIM) at Stockholm University, The IPKat and BLACA are delighted to announce that they will host a rapid response panel discussion in the afternoon of Thursday, 1 July to analyse the content and meaning of the CJEU judgment.
Moderated once again by Jeremy Blum (Bristows), the panel will feature copyright experts and speakers with direct knowledge of the background national and CJEU proceedings. They are (in alphabetical order):