16. 11. 2020
Although intellectual property is of crucial importance for social and technological progress and plays an important part of our daily lives, many people are still surprised when they receive a claim for damages with a proposal for an out-of-court settlement of several thousand euros due to copyright infringement. There are a multitude of grounds that can give rise to such claims, one of them the fact that even slight negligence can lead to a copyright infringement, and that such infringements can be committed from home and are thus often not treated with due seriousness.