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16.06.2015
Adobe: Splitting of used Volume Licenses

The German Federal High Court published his written judgement to case I ZR 8/13 , and confirmed the previous ruling of a German Regional Appel Court, that volume licenses can be split down and resold in single licenses according the European Court of Justice ruling, … As the European Court of Justice, it excluded from splitting only the very special volume client-server ‘group license’ – e.g. the Oracle data base license. Oracle ‘group license’: a single server license packaged with mandatory 25 user access rights.

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25.03.2015
CWS (Canada): Resale of used Downloaded Software

The Canadian software vendor CWS objected the resale of his downloaded software license by the buyer, a Netherland company. The Rechtbank Midden-Nederland (Regional Court) ruled in accordance with the used software European Court of Justice ruling, that the resale was legal.

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Netherlands: Article and Ruling


18.12.2014
Adobe: Splitting of used Volume Licenses

The German Federal High Court published his written judgement to case I ZR 8/13, that volume licenses can be split down and resold as single licenses in compliance with the European Court of Justice ruling, …

For further details, please send an e-mail to: info@relicense.eu


30.01.2014
Oracle: Used Volume Licenses

The German Federal High Court published his written judgement to case I ZR 129/08, but reiterated that next to compliance with the European Court of Justice ruling, …, compliance with the prevailing international legal norm “there is no bona fide purchase of licenses” is equally important.

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25. October 2013
SAP: Used Volume Licenses

German District Court, Hamburg – SAP has to change its terms and conditions in respect of second-hand software to be compliant with the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union.
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17. July 2013
Oracle: Used Volume Licenses

German Federal High Court – Voided previous judgement of the German Regional Appeal Court Munich regarding Oracle volume licenses in accordance with the ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union.


8. October 2013
Used Software

Forrester Research recommends the sale and purchase of used software.


18. December 2012
Adobe: Used Volume Licenses

German Regional Appeal Court, Germany – The ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union does not prohibit the splitting of volume licenses.


30. July 2012
Microsoft: e.g. Used Volume Licenses

German District Court, Hamburg – Several Microsoft claims are not compliant with the used software ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union.


3. Juli 2012
Court of Justice of the European Union: Second-hand Software Press Release


24. April 2012
Comment on Advocate General statement regarding second-hand software.


20.September 2011
Spanish (anti) competition authority examines Microsoft behavior regarding second-hand software.

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