Beyond the hype: NFTs, digital art and copyright
$69m for a .jpeg? That is, for a .jpeg that anyone can right click and download? Why would anyone pay that much money for… well, what, exactly? NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) raise many questions, not only from a technical perspective, but also with respect to copyright. Tobias Lantwin takes a closer look.
Current Internet Law Reforms – No End to Legislative Confusion [GER ONLY]
An Article by Dr. Linn-Karen Fischer German Internet law is becoming increasingly opaque as a result of numerous reforms. For video sharing platforms in particular, the latest innovations brought about by the AVMSD add further delimitation difficulties to their catalog of obligations. An overview of the current developments is provided by Linn-Karen Fischer.
The Embedding of accompanying third-party Works in Advertising
An Article by Dr. Kaya Köklü On the qualification of an accompanying work as an “incidental work” within the meaning of Sec. 57 German Copyright Act (UrhG) and the consequences of the strict case law for advertisers.