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30min: GPL Enforcement in Germany

GPL Enforcement in Germany


The presentation will start out exploring why Germany sees so many GPL enforcement cases. It will then explain the legal claims that can be brought in case of GPL infringement under German copyright law, before closing with a short summary of procedural aspects of enforcing the GPL in German courts.

German courts have to deal with a large amount of GPL enforcement cases. The presentation is intended to explain, why and how the GPL is enforceable under German (copyright) law and to summarize how the GPL requirements have to be met according to German courts.


Day: 2016-09-02
Start time: 16:45
Duration: 00:30
Track: Free Software policies and politics




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