Category: Resale Right Europe

News on the Resale Right from Europe

The Resale Right gains new recognition within WIPO

On Friday 13 May, within the World Intellectual Property Organization’s 32nd plenary session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights the subject of the Resale Right was addressed. The delegation of Senegal has submitted a proposition of analyzing and debating the academic study encouraging the universal adoption of the visual artist’s resale right, prepared by Melbourne University Professor… Read more →

EU Resale Right Directive is for Artists

In yesterday’s judgment the EU Court of Justice confirmed that the contractual arrangements by Christie’s France which oblige buyers to pay the resale right are in compliance with European law. The court delivered a preliminary ruling to a question forwarded by the French Court of Cassation. The French antiques dealers’ association (SNA) had started a legal procedure against Christie’s France… Read more →