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2/05/2017

In April this year, the Czech Copyright Act has been significantly amended as regards the collective management of copyright as well as other so far controversial issues. The Amendment (Act No. 102/2017 Coll.) belatedly implements the Directive 2014/26/EU on collective management of copyright and related rights and multi-territorial licensing of rights in musical works for online use in the internal market, and thus it brings a much needed element of legal certainty into the current unanchored practice of collective management organizations. In addition, polishing of the concept of “employee's copyright" can be mentioned; a presumption of irrevocability of the employee's consent to assignment of his/her property rights in a copyrighted work to a third party shall apply in the future.

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5/06/2017
A legal opinion was published in the Collection of Court Judgments and Opinions of the Czech Republic which clarifies the mode of transfer of ownership of apartment units created before the new Civil Code entered into force.
2/05/2017
In April this year, the Czech Copyright Act has been significantly amended as regards the collective management of copyright as well as other so far controversial issues.

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