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Softwarelizenzen und Übertragbarkeit: Die Folgen des Brexit

Posted by Discount Licensing on Jul 16, 2021 3:35:15 PM

Software wird im Wesentlichen durch Rechte an geistigem Eigentum geschützt – und zwar hauptsächlich durch Urheberrechte. Als Großbritannien aus der Europäischen Union austrat, veränderte sich oberflächlich betrachtet zunächst einmal nichts, da Urheberrechte im Kern auf internationalen Abkommen beruhen. Alle Länder Europas – und tatsächlich sogar fast der ganzen Welt – haben diese internationalen Abkommen unterzeichnet, die das Urheberrecht weltweit in hohem Maße vereinheitlichen. Es gab nur wenig Spielraum für Veränderungen, nur weil Großbritannien aus der Europäischen Union austrat.

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Brexit Update: Good News For Software Licence Resellers

Posted by Discount Licensing on May 6, 2021 2:48:48 PM

The UK officially withdrew from the European Union (EU) on 31st December 2020, triggering a vast array of tax and tariff changes across almost every industry. In the secondary software market, Brexit has caused a little confusion amongst resellers as to whether they face hidden shipping or tax costs. In this article, we’ve put together a helpful overview of the facts.

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Discount Licensing BREXIT Statement 2021

Posted by Discount Licensing on Jan 7, 2021 5:00:00 PM

Dear Client,

On the 31st December 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) formally left the European Union (EU). A withdrawal agreement (‘Treaty’) was agreed and the following summarises the key facts concerning how that Treaty affects the trade of pre-owned software transactions between the UK and the EU:

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Microsoft Sues Another Rogue Software Licence Vendor

Posted by Discount Licensing on Sep 22, 2020 3:27:56 PM

Discount Licensing are pleased to see that Microsoft are continuing to take action against rogue vendors.

In October 2019, Microsoft announced that it would be suing the German company Lizengo for illegally selling Windows and Office licence keys at heavily discounted prices. The keys, which were sold as gift cards through the popular German supermarket chain Edeka, came under suspicion when customers began querying their suspiciously low prices.

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