Judgment of the Court of Justice of the EU in the case Football Association Premier League and others (C-403/08 and C-429/08) on freedom to provide services

Type: Report   Reference: I-071017   Duration: 00:04:51  Lieu:
End production: 04/10/2011   First transmission: 04/10/2011
On 4 October 2011, Vassilos Skouris, President of the Court of Justice of the EU, ruled in the case Football Association Premier League and others (C-403/08 and C-429/08) on freedom to provide services. The references have been made in proceedings between Football Association Premier League Ltd (‘FAPL’), NetMed Hellas SA (‘NetMed Hellas’) and Multichoice Hellas SA (‘Multichoice Hellas’) (collectively ‘FAPL and others’) and QC Leisure, Mr Richardson, AV Station plc (‘AV Station’), Mr Chamberlain, Mr Madden, SR Leisure Ltd, Mr Houghton and Mr Owen (collectively ‘QC Leisure and others’) (in Case C-403/08), and between Ms Murphy and Media Protection Services Ltd (‘MPS’) (in Case C 429/08), concerning the marketing and use in the United Kingdom of decoding devices which give access to the satellite broadcasting services of a broadcaster, are manufactured and marketed with that broadcaster’s authorisation, but are used, in disregard of its will, outside the geographical area for which they have been issued (‘foreign decoding devices’).

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00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 Exterior view of the Court of Justice of the EU 00:00:05
00:00:10 Cutaway of the courtroom 00:00:06
00:00:16 Arrival of the Judges at the Court of Justice of the EU 00:00:06
00:00:23 Soundbite (in ENGLISH) by Vassilios Skouris, President of the Court of Justice of the EU, reading the judgement in the case Football Association Premier League and others (C-403/08 and C-429/08) on freedom to provide services 00:04:28
00:04:51 General views of the Judges at the Court of Justice of the EU 00:00:03
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