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CJEU invokes ERTA principle to assert EU competence to ratify Marrakesh Treaty

List of Authors: Daniel Acquah

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Place: Oxford

Publication year: 2017

Journal: Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice

Journal acronym: JIPLP

Volume number: 12

Issue number: 7

eISSN: 1747-1540




The Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has concluded that the body of obligations laid down by the Marrakesh Treaty falls within an area that is already covered to a large extent by ‘common EU rules’. Since the conclusion of the treaty may affect Directive 2001/29 (InfoSoc Directive) or alter its scope, the EU has exclusive competence to conclude that treaty

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