CJEU ruling on liability of internet connect owners

Franz Gernhardt takes a closer look at the recent decision.

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On 18 October 2018 The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that the owner of an internet account used for copyright infringements cannot be exonerated from liability simply by naming a family member who might have had access to that account. Franz Gernhardt, Senior Counsel in Bird & Bird’s Munich office, tells us more…

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