EU’s top court rules photographer must consent to each new publication of photo
By Emil Weber
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has issued an important judgment, protecting the right of a photographer to communicate his or her work to the public. The ruling on 7 August 2018 further clarifies intellectual property rights in relation to digitally published and freely accessible work in the European Union.
Cédric Puisney from Brussels, Belgium, European Court of Justice - Luxembourg (1674586821), CC BY 2.0
In late March 2009, the website of Waltrop secondary school in North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) published a school student’s presentation as part of a language workshop. The presentation contained among others a photograph…