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Lawyers’ commentary for Dziennik Gazeta Prawna pertaining to the new Act on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights

On 19 July 2018, the new Act on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights of 15 June 2018 entered into force. In Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, Attorney Janusz Piotr Kolczyński commented on the new provisions.

The reform of EU copyright law: Janusz Piotr Kolczyński explains the major issues pertaining to controversial Articles 11 and 13 related to the draft EU copyright directive in a conversation with Witrualnemedia.pl.

We are presenting the conversation of Janusz Piotr Kolczyński, Att. with Wirtualnemedia.pl website about some provisions of the draft EU directive amending copyright.

INALIENABLE REMUNERATION (AUDIOVISUAL ROYALTIES) FOR THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF AUDIOVISUAL WORK - PRESENTATION AT WARSAW UNIVERSITY

On 11 April 2018 at Warsaw University, I gave a lecture on inalienable remuneration (audiovisual royalties) for public broadcasting of audiovisual work, during a doctoral seminar chaired by Professor Monika Czajkowska-Dąbrowska.

Size of damage caused by the dissemination of illegal files: lawyers from the Law Office speak critically about the precedent-setting decision of the Court of Appeal in Warsaw

You are heartily welcome to read the newest comments by Janusz Piotr Kolczyński, Att. for Dziennik Gazeta Prawna (hereinafter: “DGP”) and Wirtualnemedia.pl website (hereinafter: ‘WM”), pertaining to the precedent-setting decision of the Court of Appeal in Warsaw of 29 August 2017, file ref. No. VI ACa 600/16 with respect to the dissemination, through Chomikuj.pl website, of files deriving from illegal sources in the context of the size of the damage caused by such activity.

Decision of the District Court in Lublin of 31 July 2017, commentary by Janusz Piotr Kolczyński, attorney-at-law

Another commentary of Janusz Piotr Kolczyński, attorney-at-law, for Dziennik Gazety Prawnej. The commentary refers to the recently issued decision of the District Court in Lublin in case with ref. No. I C 758/16 pertaining to the issue of copyright trolling.

Sharing videos using the Torrent network

The discussion on the legality of sharing videos using the Torrent network used to share files on the Internet does not stop. Recently, it resurged again due to sharing one of the Polish comedies over the Torrent. The issue was discussed by Dziennik Gazeta Prawna in its article of January 4, 2017 titled "Sharing of "Wkręcani" through Torrrent is not a criminal offence?".

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