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Pictures of jubilees in the local newspapers

Act no. 128/2000 Coll., on municipalities (local government) states that the municipal hall can appreciate the significant life events of its citizens. Necessary personal data of the jubilees may be obtained from the population register in accordance with § 4 para. 2 and § 5 para. 3 of Act no. 133/2000 Coll., on register of … Continue reading

Publication of book Protection of personal rights in Common law with compariosn to the Czech law

I am most pleased to announce the publication of my book Protection of personal rights in Common law with compariosn to the Czech law. The book is based on my PhD research. The publication presents the complex introduction to the area of protection of personal rights in the Common law, especially in English law, Commonwealth … Continue reading

Legislative threats to freedom of speech in 2016

Criminal liability of the corporate entities for defamation Criminal liability of the corporate entities (legal entities) is governed in the Czech Republic by the Act no. 418/2011 Coll., on Corporate Criminal Liability. The government prepared already two years ago an amendment that was supposed to change the principle that the corporate entity may be sanctioned … Continue reading

The Scope of Parliamentary Immunity in Relation to Expressions on Facebook

On 16 June 2015 in the judgement I. ÚS 3018/14 the Constitutional Court dismissed the petition of Otto Chaloupka, the former Member of Parliament, who was charged with the incitement to hatred against a group of people or to restriction of their rights and freedoms. The applicant alleged that since he posted his remarks regarding Roma … Continue reading

Advertising and Promotion Agreement in the Czech Republic template

The advertising and promotion contract is governed by the Civil Code despite other acts are applicable as to obligations to fulfill – advertisement regulation Act, consumer protection Act, trademark protection Act. You can download sample and basic Contract for purpose of providing logo on sports or cultural events, websites or other here. The template is provided by … Continue reading

Drones – privacy and data protection regulation in the Czech Republic

Drones – remote-controlled plane that allows capturing and identifying people and their private space became a phenomenon in recent years in the Czech Republic as well. What is the liability of the owners or users of such devices in respect of personal rights? The owners and users are obliged to follow obligations under the Protection … Continue reading

The Czech President Miloš Zeman to be sued for defamation? Head of the state has been sued indirectly so far, through the state liability.

Ferdinand Peroutka granddaughter has filed a defamation claim against the Czech state because of President Miloš Zeman’s public defamatory statements about the Czech most famous journalist (from 1st Republic era, friend of our first President Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, see more) who was during the WWII held in concentration camp and in 1951 emigrated due to … Continue reading

Czech Finance Minister Babiš to sue Foreign Policy magazine for defamation

It is rare case that Czech national sues foreign publisher. Czech minister of finance, businessman Andrej Babiš announced he is considering to file a defamation claim against American Foreign Policy magazine. What is the subject matter of the dispute and would Andrej Babiš be successful in the Czech Republic in similar a case? The article … Continue reading

Media company in the Czech Republic – steps to follow to establish company (business)  in the Czech Republic

The following text responds to the frequent question of readers that would like to start business in the Czech Republic in various area of media law. The procedure is however applicable to all types of industry. One can run a business as a natural person or set up a legal entity in one of prescribed … Continue reading

Czech License agreement template – according to the New Civil Code

The New Civil Code, act No. 89/2012 Coll. unites the legal basis for license agreement previously grounded in Copyright Act and the Commercial Code. The License agreement is stated in Art 2358 et seq. NCC. You can download sample and basic License for Trademark; Personality (Personal) rights such as image, name, voice; Copyright, Domain name … Continue reading

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Ferdinand Peroutka granddaughter has filed a defamation claim against the Czech state because of President Miloš Zeman’s public defamatory statements about Czech most famous journalist who was during the WWII held in concentration camp and in 1951 emigrated due to communistic regime.

Ringier AG and AXEL SPRINGER AG sold the main and the most successful publishing house in the Czech rep. (the tabloid newspaper BLESK, AHA, REFLEX) to CNC.

Rheinisch-Bergische Verlagsgesellschaft sold one of the main serious publishing house in the Czech rep.

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