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Internet Intermediaries and the Law Applicable to Intellectual Property Infringements

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De Miguel Asensio, Pedro Alberto (2012) Internet Intermediaries and the Law Applicable to Intellectual Property Infringements. JIPITEC (Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law), 2012 . pp. 350-360. ISSN 2190-3387

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Abstract

The coordination between territoriality restricted intellectual property rights and the potential global reach of Internet activities has been the focus of significant attention in recent years. The liability of Internet intermediaries offering potentially global services that may facilitate infringements of intellectual property rights by others in multiple countries poses a particular challenge in that regard. At a substantive law level, significant differences remain between jurisdictions regarding secondary liability for intellectual property rights infringements and safe harbor provisions for Internet intermediaries. The present article discusses the conflict of laws aspects of the liability of Internet intermediaries in light of the recent international efforts to adopt soft law provisions on intellectual property and private international law.


Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Intellectual Property, Internet, Intermediaries, Secondary Liability, Safe Harbors, Conflict of Laws
Subjects:Social sciences > Law > Comparative law
Social sciences > Law > Private international law
Social sciences > Law > Copyright
Social sciences > Law > Intellectual property
ID Code:17413
Deposited On:14 Dec 2012 12:10
Last Modified:07 Feb 2014 09:47

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