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EU harmonisation of the copyright originality criterion

July 2012 - Intellectual Property. Legal Developments by Delphi.

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As a consequence of a number of copyright rulings from the CJEU, the Swedish threshold of originality requirement is being superseded by an EU originality criterion. In this article, Henrik Bengtsson, IP expert at Delphi in Stockholm, reports on the development and the possible impact on the harmonisation of Swedish copyright law.


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