Football Association Premier League and Others v QC Leisure: ECJ 4 Oct 2011

ECJ Judgment – Satellite broadcasting – Broadcasting of football matches – Reception of the broadcast by means of satellite decoder cards – Satellite decoder cards lawfully placed on the market in one Member State and used in another Member State – Prohibition on marketing and use in a Member State – Visualisation of broadcasts in disregard of the exclusive rights granted – Copyright – Television broadcasting right – Exclusive licences to broadcast in a single Member State – Freedom to provide services – Article 56 TFEU – Competition – Article 101 TFEU – Restriction of competition by object – Protection of services based on conditional access – Illicit device – Directive 98/84/EC – Directive 2001/29/EC – Reproduction of works within the memory of a satellite decoder and on a television screen – Exception to the reproduction right – Communication of works to the public in public houses – Directive 93/83/EEC)
C-403/08, [2012] FSR 1, [2012] 1 CMLR 29, [2011] EUECJ C-403/08 – O
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Directive 93/83/EEC, Directive 98/84/EC, Directive 2001/29/EC
Citing:
OrderFootball Association Premier League and Others v QC Leisure ECJ 16-Dec-2009
ECJ (Order) REFERENCES for a preliminary ruling under Article 234 EC from the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, Chancery Division, and the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, Queen’s Bench . .
See AlsoFootball Association Premier League and Others v QC Leisure ECJ 3-Feb-2011
ECJ Advocate General’s Opinion – Satellite transmission of football matches – Marketing of decoder cards which have been lawfully placed on the market in other Member States – Directive 98/84/EC – Legal . .
See AlsoFootball Association Premier League Ltd and others v QC Leisure and others ChD 24-Jun-2008
Three actions were heard in which the claimants alleged copyright infringement in the use of decoder cards to broadcast foreign transmissions of live Premier League football matches. . .

Cited by:
See AlsoFootball Association Premier League Ltd and Others v QC Leisure and Others ChD 3-Feb-2012
The claimant complained that in using decoders imported from Greece, the defendants had infringed their copyrights. . .
CitedFederation Against Copyright Theft Ltd v Ashton Admn 7-Jun-2013
The Federation appealed against a decision rejecting its complaint against the defendant of having committed offences under the 1988 Act. He ran a social club, and was accused of showing material taken via a contract with Virgin for private showing, . .
CitedFederation Against Copyright Theft Ltd v Ashton Admn 7-Jun-2013
The Federation appealed against a decision rejecting its complaint against the defendant of having committed offences under the 1988 Act. He ran a social club, and was accused of showing material taken via a contract with Virgin for private showing, . .

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Updated: 24 March 2021; Ref: scu.452398