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Copyright lovers important case

Written by Michael Coyle on 17 April 2013

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Copyright lovers read on..

Its been a long wait but today the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in NLA v Meltwater, regaring the scope of copyright protection, temporary copies, and internet browsing.

Heavy stuff and quite complicated. The Supreme Court has also referred the important question about the application of copyright law to the technical processes involved in viewing copyright material on the internet to the Court of Justice of the European Union.

You can read the case here

http://www.supremecourt.gov.uk/decided-cases/docs/UKSC_2011_0202_Judgment.pdf

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