19 November 2019

10:00 - 11:00 CET

  • Cofemel - how a jeans and a t-shirt may have influenced the fate of the EU design system  Prof. Estelle DERCLAYE - University of Nottingham

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    In this webinar, the decision of the CJEU, issued on 12 September, in the Cofemel case (C-683/17) will be summarised and critiqued. The Court of Justice held that Member States could no longer apply a higher level of originality to works of applied art/designs. The same criterion applies to all copyright works, namely the author’s own intellectual creation. The webinar will include a discussion of its potential consequences on the Design Directive and Regulation.

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