The Court of Appeal of Lisbon confirmed that it is mandatory to have a licence and to pay for performing broadcast works to clients via TV sets in hotel rooms as this constitutes communication of the works to the public.
Case date: 16 May 2017
Case number: 197/14.2YHLSB.L1-7
Court: Court of Appeal of Lisbon
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