Legal Protection of Videogames. Technological Protection Measures.
Seventh National Scientific Conference "The Digital Economy and Business Challenges", 21.06.2018, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria;
8 Pages Posted: 21 Aug 2018
Date Written: July 25, 2018
An introduction to the topic of the different types of legal protection applicable to video games and their constituent elements was made in a previous article . The present article is a follow-on article and aims to provide the holders of rights over a video game with additional opportunity for protection of their rights, namely through creation of the so-called "technological measures of protection" within the meaning of the Bulgarian Copyright and Related Rights Act and the Directive 2001/29 / EC . The article also contains an overview of the relevant European legislation and case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Keywords: Video games, Legal protection, Technological protection measures, Technological measures for protection of rights, Effective Technological Measures.
JEL Classification: Y20, K39
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