European Commission To Push Belgium, Finland and Sweden On Copyright Directive

Law360, New York (March 21, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- The European Commission is taking Belgium, Finland and Sweden to the European Court of Justice because of their failure to implement the 2001 Copyright Directive.

The European Court has already ruled against Belgium, Finland, Sweden and the U.K. – for the territory of Gibraltar - for their failure to implement the Copyright Directive.

The Commission decided to start infringement proceedings against Belgium, Finland Sweden for non-compliance with the court’s rulings. In the case of the United Kingdom, however, the Commission postponed its decision to start infringement...
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