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20 Oct 2016
by Kluwer UPC News blogger

Appointment judges Unified Patent Court postponed

The recruitment procedure for judges of the Unified Patent Court has been suspended until more is known about the consequences of the UK’s Brexit vote for the Unitary Patent system. Earlier this week, the UPC Preparatory Committee announced the first round of selection of candidates has continued despite the Brexit vote, but ‘the commencement of... Continue reading The post Appointment judges Unified Patent Court postponed appeared first on Kluwer Patent Blog . …
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20 Oct 2016
by Sanna Wolk

EU court rules that back-up copies cannot be resold

Lawful acquirers of computer programs cannot resell back-up copies of the programs. This is according to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in case C-166/15 (Ranks/Vasiļevičs v. Finanšu un ekonomisko noziegumu izmeklēšanas prokoratūra/Microsoft Corp). The circumstances of the case were that two persons sold, on an online marketplace, used copies of computer... Continue reading The post EU court rules that back-up copies cannot be resold appeared first on Kluwer Copyright Blog . …


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