Pascault L, Jütte BJ, Noto La Diega G & Priora G (2020) Copyright and Remote Teaching in the Time of COVID-19: A Study of Contractual Terms and Conditions of Selected Online Services. European Intellectual Property Review, 42 (9), pp. 548-555. https://uk.westlaw.com/Document/I7D7922C013F811EB8A6DF81E2F4F9E86/View/FullText.html
The spread of the COVID-19 virus forced educational institutions to transition to online education. This contribution analyses, through the lens of copyright law, the terms and conditions of some selected online services used to deliver remote teaching. The study highlights the most problematic terms and their detrimental effects on remote teaching by focusing on copyright ownership, liability, and content moderation.
Copyright; Coronavirus; EU law; Licensing; Online intermediaries; Online services; Pandemics; Teaching materials; Teaching methods; Terms and conditions
European Intellectual Property Review: Volume 42, Issue 9