Czech media law

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Defamation Claim Template

There is no prescribed form of the Claim that has to be submitted, however there are compulsory parts and essential information that without them the Court can reject the Claim. The Template I am presenting might be useful as general directions for person who is considering to bring the Claim in the Czech Republic and … Continue reading


Under Czech law, Article 13 of the Civil Code is constructed as the gradual scheme of remedies for the infringement of personal rights. Article 13 (1) states: The individual shall be entitled in particular to demand that unlawful violation of his or her personhood be abandoned, that consequences of this violation be removed and that … Continue reading

Protection of personal rights in the Czech Republic in general

The Czech legal system belongs to the continental European approach to personal rights. It is influenced by German legal theory, as suggested by the creation of the general personality right and doctrine of natural law. However, it is most similar to the Austrian Civil Code, from which it originally arose. The Czech Charter of Fundamental … Continue reading

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This blog was set up to provide the latest information about the development of the protection of the personal rights in the Czech Republic. Specifically how the law of privacy/defamation has been developed through the case law of the national courts and the European Court of human rights. For the non-Czech readership the aim is … Continue reading

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