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The Internet and copyright - modes of the use and scope of protection of the work (traditional usage, peer to peer networks, email ...)
Parezová, Andrea ; Holcová, Irena (advisor) ; Křesťanová, Veronika (referee)
This thesis is intended as a brief introduction to the issue of the specific aspects of use and protection of copyright works at the specific enviroment of the internet. The Internet is a growing phenomenon of modern age which significantly affects social interaction including use of copyright works. Due to this enormous development the using of copyright works is much easier and faster which changed the established business models. However, the Internet is also widely used for copyright infringement. The thesis consist of seven chapters. The first chapter is focused on defining the terms Internet and copyright law. The Internet is defined both from a technical and legal point of view and there is also a brief summary of the history of the Internet. Copyright law is also defined and further national, european and international law sources are assessed. The applicable law and subject-matter jurisdiction is briefly discussed too. The second chapter analyses the definition of a copyright work and its author in addition deals with copyright law exceptions and public domains. In the chapter three the author introduces the specific modes of use of the copyright works in the Internet environment and the various judgements of national courts and the Court of Justice of the European Union. Contractual and...
A comparison of copyright protection of authors and performing artists
Šímová, Jiřina ; Křesťanová, Veronika (advisor) ; Holcová, Irena (referee)
1 A comparison of copyright protection of authors and performing artists Abstract The main objective of this thesis is to provide the reader with a complex overview of the rights of authors and performing artists including the tools of their legal protection as well as a comparison of their rights. The thesis is divided systematically into eleven chapters that includes introduction and conclusion. The first chapter includes introduction which provides information about objectives of this thesis. The main purpose of the second chapter is to define rights of authors and performing artists in the system of law including description of basic aspects mutual to both groups of rights. The third chapter deals with sources of international, European and domestic sources of law regulating these rights. In the fourth chapter I pay attention to characterize the terms author's work and artistic performance, i.e. objects of the rights of authors and performing artists and their defining characteristics. In the fifth chapter I focus on characteristic of subjects of these rights. The sixth chapter deals with the subject matter of these rights, i.e. moral and economic rights that belong to authors and performing artists to their author's works and artistic performances. The seventh chapter focuses on the license agreement,...
Big Data Legal Aspects
Čapek, Martin ; Holcová, Irena (advisor) ; Křesťanová, Veronika (referee)
1 RP - Big Data Legal Aspects, Martin Čapek, 2019 Abstract Herein presented paper focuses primarily on a complicated relationship between law and data as such, putting greater emphasis on individual legal aspects of use of the big volume data, so called "big data", and their key role for modern digital economy. The paper itself is divided into three main chapters. First chapter presents more general description of the big data phenomenon and at the same time it describes various possibilities of their use. In the second chapter, the big data as well as the data as such and their use are viewed through the lens of relevant areas of law. The final chapter uncovers a set of selected challenges to which, in general, the use of data faces in the digital world while attempting to outline their theoretical solutions. Within the scope of the first chapter the primary objective was to bring the big data phenomenon closer to the wider legal community without having been unnecessarily burdened with technical details. The description of the big data thus focused not only on their typical features, but also on their processing and general use in society, including the relevant specifics of use in individual sectors. At the outset the second chapter as a key chapter of this paper focuses on data and information in the...
Protection of computer games and video games
Kozlovský, Michal ; Holcová, Irena (advisor) ; Křesťanová, Veronika (referee)
61 11. Abstract in english Protection of computer games and videogames This diploma thesis pursues to asses on legal protection of computer games and videogames, foremost the protection via copyright law due to it being the most significant legal legal branch in protection of computer games and videogames. The thesis aims to explore the options for qualification of videogames in the system of copyright law and the consequences of such classification. The main goal of this thesis is to asses whether the czech legal systems offers alternatives to protection of videogames other than protection as computer programs while highlighting one alternative-protection as audiovisual works. This approach is inspired mainly by foreign literature and it aims to discuss the opinions therein in the context of czech legal system. First three chapters of this thesis serve as introductory chapters and are used to explain the content of this thesis and the motivation of the author for choosing such topic. Furthemore they are used to explain the phenomenon of videogames and provide a brief excursion to the history of protection of videogames. Chapter four and five are the vital part of this thesis and aim to provide explanation of copyright law terms connected to videogames and in the fifth chaper those terms are used to provide...
Internet and copyright
Horn, David ; Holcová, Irena (advisor) ; Křesťanová, Veronika (referee)
1 Internet and Copyright Abstract This master's thesis discusses the role and effect of copyright in the ever-changing Internet environment which (due to its specifics) requires special legislature providing for exploitation of creative works. The main aim of this thesis is to analyze relevant legal aspects of important ways of use of author's works in cyberspace, identify the problematic areas in currently effective legal framework and evaluate the possible outcomes of recently adopted EU copyright reform on a digital single market. The thesis is divided into five chapters where the first two serve as a general introduction to the topic while the following three are rather analytically descriptive or almost exclusively analytic. The first chapter focuses on Internet's technical background and thus forms the necessary basis for subsequent reading. Its content is not limited to terminology but also encompasses the description of Internet's main technical features which largely affect the boundaries for digital copyright. Finally, legitimacy of regulation in cyberspace is discussed and eventually approved. The second chapter provides a general insight into the key aspects, principles and sources of copyright law which is vital for understanding the topics discussed in the following chapters. At the end, main...
Agreements and contracts within copyright law
Veselý, David ; Holcová, Irena (advisor) ; Křesťanová, Veronika (referee)
Contractual copyright law A theme of the diploma thesis is the contractual copyright law. The main purpose of this thesis is to provide an overview of the contractual copyright law, mainly focused on the copyright license agreement. The thesis consists of seven chapters. The first chapter describes sources of the contractual copyright law. It consists of four parts which introduce elemental international sources, European Union law, constitutional regulations and primary and secondary legislation. The second chapter explains basic terms of the copyright law, which are necessary for better comprehension of the contractual copyright law. The third and the fourth chapter are crucial parts of the thesis. The third chapter generally explains licenses and its division to contractual, legal and compulsory licenses. This part is also an introduction for the fourth chapter which is a core of the thesis and deals with the copyright license agreement. In the fourth chapter, license agreement is described from its conclusion to termination (e.g. withdrawal of the agreement or unilateral termination of the agreement). Besides conclusion and termination, this chapter describes parts, purpose, subject and content of the contract. The fourth chapter also analyses obligatory and facultative terms of the license...
Software Piracy
Henzlová, Sandra ; Holcová, Irena (advisor) ; Křesťanová, Veronika (referee)
Software Piracy Abstract This master thesis deals with software piracy, and other phenomena that comes with it. The phenomena are primarily warez groups, crackers and hackers. The work itself is divided into five parts. First part sets out foundation that this thesis is based on, it also defines terms used in this work. It is focused on computer programs, videogames. Videogames are the main target of warez groups. Warez groups compete with other groups to be the first one to break the anti-piracy protection implemented into the videogame by game developers to prevent pirates from using their videogame illegally. Second part of the work analyzes Czech and international law that is applicable onto computer programs. Its main focus is Czech law; however, it is important to describe international as it is the base for Czech law. Main part of this section deals with intellectual property rights, but administrative law protection, and criminal law protection are mentioned as well. Third part analyzes software piracy as stand-alone phenomenon, points out its declining popularity. It also describes forms of software piracy. Fourth part of this work analyzes the production of pirated goods. It describes the process that is behind software piracy, how warez groups supply the public with illegal stuff. It describes...
A work produced by an employee, upon the order, and a collective work
Francová, Kamila ; Holcová, Irena (advisor) ; Křesťanová, Veronika (referee)
A work made by an employee, upon an order and a collective work Abstract This thesis deals with the topic of commissioned works protected by copyright; more specifically, with the issue of works made by employees, works made upon order and collective works. The aim of the thesis is to examine the Czech legal regulation of these works and assess how the Czech Copyright Act manages to balance the conflicting interests of the author on one side and the employer or ordering party on another. The thesis consists of six chapters. In order to put the issue of commissioned works in a broader context of the Czech copyright law, the introductory part of the thesis is dedicated to explanation of some of the essential principles and rationale of the Czech regulation of copyright, as these directly impact the regulation of commissioned works. The first chapter deals with the concept of a work protected by copyright (author's work). The second chapter clarifies the notion of author of the work within the meaning of the Czech Copyright Act. The third chapter concerns the subjective rights of the author of the work, especially the different nature of the economic and moral rights included in copyright. The fourth chapter is dedicated to the issue of commissioned works. Legal regulation of works made by employees, works...
European Court of Human Rights: its position and role in protection of personal rights of an individual including analysis of judgments and the influence on domestic judical decisions
Čejková, Michaela ; Křesťanová, Veronika (advisor) ; Holcová, Irena (referee)
1 Abstract European Court of Human Rights: its position and role in the protection of personal rights of an individual including analysis of judgments and the influence on domestic judicial decisions The thesis is divided into three parts. The first part is devoted to the theoretical background of the ECHR, its function within the Council of Europe, personal ground and analysis of statistics. The thesis is also focused on the procedural rules of proceeding, with emphasis on the filing of the complaint, its formal and substantive requirements and its compliance with the Convention. In this section, is also presented to the reader the procedure, the enforceability of the decisions and the renewal of the proceedings before the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic. In the second part, the concept of personal rights and the Convention are presented in the light of the Article 8 and 10 of the Convention because these are the most important articles when it comes to personal rights. The third part is devoted mainly to the analysis of the case law of ECHR with a connection to the domestic case law. This part is further divided into three sections, protection of personal data, right to reputation and defamation and right to own portraits. The protection of personal data consists of two parts, call monitoring...
Protection of personal rights and the name of an individual and protection of good reputation, trade name and privacy of legal entities in media including analysis of judgements
Rozmánková, Anna ; Křesťanová, Veronika (advisor) ; Holcová, Irena (referee)
Protection of personality rights of individuals and the protection of reputation, name and privacy of legal persons in media, including case law analysis Abstract The thesis deals with the issue of protection of personality rights of individuals as well as personal rights of legal persons in media. Current decision-making practice of the European Court of Human Rights and Czech courts shall be considered as integral to this thesis. The thesis analyses not only theoretical questions relating personality rights of individuals and personal rights of legal persons, but it also reflects practical repercussions on legal remedies. It focuses mainly on reasonable compensation, defamation as well as the right to reply and supplementary statement. With regard to theme's timeliness the thesis also reflects on legal framework of exemption from internet service provider's liability in so-called new media under the Act No. 480/2004 Sb., about Certain Services of Information Companies, as subsequently amended. The thesis is divided into seven chapters and thematically related subheadings, and its introduction and final part. The first chapter defines the essential terms relating personality rights, personal rights and media. The second chapter provides the overview of relevant sources of law. The third chapter defines...

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