Accept Refuse

EUR-Lex Access to European Union law

Back to EUR-Lex homepage

This document is an excerpt from the EUR-Lex website

Document 62017CN0161

Case C-161/17: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesgerichtshof (Germany) lodged on 31 March 2017 — Land Nordrhein-Westfalen v Dirk Renckhoff

OJ C 231, 17.7.2017, p. 5–5 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

17.7.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 231/5


Request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesgerichtshof (Germany) lodged on 31 March 2017 — Land Nordrhein-Westfalen v Dirk Renckhoff

(Case C-161/17)

(2017/C 231/06)

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Bundesgerichtshof

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Land Nordrhein-Westfalen

Defendant: Dirk Renckhoff

Question referred

Does the inclusion of a work — which is freely accessible to all internet users on a third-party website with the consent of the copyright holder — on a person’s own publicly accessible website constitute a making available of that work to the public within the meaning of Article 3(1) of Directive 2001/29/EC (1) if the work is first copied onto a server and is uploaded from there to that person’s own website?


(1)  Directive 2001/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related rights in the information society, OJ 2001 L 167, p. 10.


Top