IP case law Court of Justice

Referral C-264/19 (Constantin Film Verleih, 29 Mar 2019)




1.Do the addresses of the producers, manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and other previous holders of the goods or services, as well as the intended wholesalers and retailers, mentioned in Article 8(2)(a) of Directive 2004/48/EC and covered, as appropriate, by the information referred to in Article 8(1) of Directive 2004/48/EC, also include:

(a) the email addresses of service users and/or

(b) the telephone numbers of service users and/or

(c) the IP addresses used by service users to upload infringing files, together with the precise point in time at which such uploading took place?




2.If the answer to Question 1(c) is in the affirmative:


Does the information to be provided under Article 8(2)(a) of Directive 2004/48/EC also cover the IP address that a user, who has previously uploaded infringing files, last used to access his or her Google/YouTube user account, together with the precise point in time at which access took place, irrespective of whether any infringement was committed when that account was last accessed?



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