Copyright case: Right of publication post mortem auctoris, Portugal

Kluwer Copyright Blog
March 2, 2018

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The Court of Appeal of Lisbon held that the violation of the right to publish a work post mortem, against the will of the author or of his/her heirs, is a serious and irreparable infringement of the author’s moral rights and provides sufficient justification to order an interim injunction.

Case date: 2 May 2017
Case number: 348/16.2YHLSB.L1-1
Court: Court of Appeal of Lisbon

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