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Case Law C- 145/10 (01/12/2011)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Union' Court of Justice

Date: 12/01/2011

Subject: The Court states that a portrait photograph enjoys the same protection as that conferred by copyright on any other work. However, the media may publish such a photograph, without the consent of its author, if the object of its publication is to assist the police, in a criminal investigation, to find a missing person.

Parties: Eva-Maria Painer

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 17 Intellectual property

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