BREAKING: First CJEU referral on press publishers’ related right (Italian-style)

· press publishers' right,copyright,Italy,Article 15 DSM Directive

As expected, now that most – though not all – EU Member States have completed their own transpositions of the DSM Directive 2019/790 [IPKat here], the time for litigation has come and, with that, referrals for a preliminary ruling to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).

After the first DSM Directive-related referral from Belgium on the provisions concerning contracts of authors and performers [IPKat here], it is now the turn of Article 15 (the related right for press publishers) as implemented into Italian law.

Article 15 in brief