The Case Law database is a database of court decisions that discuss or are directly relevant to Creative Commons licenses. The decisions can come from any jurisdiction around the world. It is a database of decisions, not cases. For cases taking place across multiple courts, add separate pages for each decision.
|09-1684-A (Lichôdmapwa v. L'asbl Festival de Theatre de Spa)||Belgian court found a theater company liable for violating the CC BY-NC-ND license on a musical work. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Belgium)|
|Chang v. Virgin Mobile||Flickr photo licensed under CC BY 2.0 unported used in an Australian phone advertisement|
|Curry v. Audax||Dutch court upheld CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 unported license when Flickr photos were used in a tabloid|
|Gerlach vs. DVU||German court upheld CC BY-SA 3.0 unported and granted an injunction against improper use of a photo|
|Internet Brands v. Holliday||Litigation involving ownership of wiki material contributed by a broad community and licensed under CC BY-SA. At no point in either case was the validity of the CC license contested.|
|Jacobsen v. Katzer||Open source software case involving the Artistic License, involving alleged violation of the license that results in copyright infringement rather than contract violation|
|No. 71036 N. v. Newspaper||Photographer who used BY-SA licenses on his photographs had some photographs used in a Newspaper. The newspaper did not provide proper attribution. The newspaper had also used Wikipedia text without proper attribution.|
|SGAE v. Fernandez||Spanish court dismissed suit by a collecting society when bar owner could prove was playing CC licensed music|
|SGAE v. Luis||Bar claimed to play only CC licensed music but also played non-CC music, found liable for copyright infiringement of non-CC music|
|TA 3560/09, 3561/09, Avi Re'uveni v. Mapa inc. ישראל: לראשונה, ביהמ"ש אכף רישיון קריאייטיב קומונס||Israeli court found person liable for violating a CC BY-NC-ND license on photos|
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