Copyright case: Cofemel, European Union

Kluwer Copyright Blog
December 3, 2019

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) defines the principle of cumulative protection under the systems for protection of designs and of works, in order to clarify the circumstances in which designs and models may additionally be considered a “work” and be entitled to the protection conferred by copyright under the InfoSoc Directive.

Case date: 12 September 2019
Case number: C-683/17
Court: Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)

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