Lithuania: Infringement of copyright in photographs, Regional Court of Kaunas, 2A-187-221/2016, 25 February 2016

Kluwer Copyright Blog
May 13, 2016

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The court of appeals confirmed that there had been infringement of copyright in the claimant’s photographs, and in doing so, clarified the requirements for the protection of photos as copyright works.  The court provided guidance regarding lump sum compensation as an alternative to compensation by way of direct damages.

A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law