Actions and Detail Panel
Prosecution of Copyright Infringements in Germany - A Success Story?
Sat 22 October 2016, 15:00 – 16:00 BST
Nico Arfmann, lawyer and IP specialist from Karlsruhe, Germany, will be exploring the prosecution of copyright infringements in P2P networks from German side in the last ten years, including how legislation has evolved from law enforcement being virtually impossible, to a strengthening of civil rights for the copyright holders which has led to a rapid decline in infringement cases. Nico will also discuss the response from internet users, including the founding of the political party “Piraten Partei (Pirate Party)”.