We are pleased with the launch (4.07.2022) of a new TV service by our telecommunication client T-Mobile Polska.

The launch was legally supported by attorney Janusz Piotr Kolczynski who is responsible for the copyright and media law practice of our law firm and for negotiations with organizations of collective management of copyrights and by attorney Dominika Sułecka-Tosza.

E-lending (e-book lending) by public libraries in Poland not too soon, actually quite slow. The system should be operational at least from 2016.

On 8.03.2022, attorney Janusz Piotr Kolczynski made several comments to Dziennik Gazeta Prawna concerning the minister’s response dated 25 February 2022 to a recent parliamentary question. The author wondered why the minister is so slow in implementing an effective library e-lending system in Poland? Why do we as a state fail to provide a high level of protection for authors?

"Testing the Limits”: Brief Commentary As a Side Note to the Ruling of the CJEU in case YouTube/Cyando (C‑682/18 and C‑683/18) of 22 June 2021

By means of yesterday’s judgment, the CJEU is trying to mitigate the adverse trend in judicial decisions with respect to the right of communication of works to the public which has emerged after 2013 after the Svensson case.

The lack of guilt does not exempt from liability for the unlawful use of someone else's photos downloaded from the Internet - comment of the lawyers of the Law Firm for Dziennik Gazeta Prawna on an interesting ruling of the District Court in Szczecin

On May 11, 2020, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna published an article entitled „Wykorzystywanie cudzych zdjęć w Internecie. Brak winy nie zwalnia od odpowiedzialności”. The journal included a comment of attorney-at-law Janusz Piotr Kolczyński, managing partner at Kancelaria Radcowska C.R.O.P.A. to an interesting preliminary ruling with reference number VIII GC 48/18 of the District Court in Szczecin.

Basketball Premier League in Court: Compensation for Sports Contestant's Training

Sport rivalry has moved to court. This is all due to a petition that “POLONIA” Municipal Sports Club in Warsaw with its registered office in Warsaw has filed against ARKA S.A. Gdynia Basketball Club from Gdynia seated in Gdynia. The defendant was also an Arka contestant, who previously played for the Warsaw club. The case pertained to the amount of compensation for his training which was due for the Warsaw club for transferring the contestant to the Gdynia club.

The Supreme Court confirmed the new rates of royalties for authors and producers of audio-visual works for cable re-transmission of works.

The new rates of royalties for authors of audio-visual works and authors of works used in films, including rates for producers of such works, have been “officially” approved. They will be due for cable re-transmission. The new rates will replace, by virtue of law, the contractual ones, if they are different than the approved rates.

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