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Louisiana State Univ.

Friday, March 2, 2012

The ECJ, the Mass Media, and Personality Rights

Thomas Thiede, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for European Tort Law, and Colm P. McGrath, have published Mass Media, Personality Rights and European Conflict of Laws. Here is the abstract.

In this article the authors critically analyse the current approach of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) alongside the proposed alternatives to a unified European conflict of laws rule dealing with the problem of cross-border infringements of personality rights. Having exposed the weakness of these approaches they set out one suggested path for reform.

Download the paper from SSRN at the link.

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