Copyright law, case FSK 2253/04

October 18th, 2005, Tomasz Rychlicki

The Supreme Administrative Court in a judgment of 13 October 2005 case file FSK 2253/04, published in electronic database LEX, under the no. 173097, ruled that whether a given subject is deemed as a copyrightable work, is not determined by the will of the contracting parties, but by the findings of facts. Created computer programs cannot be considered as copyrighted works, if the activities of their creator do not have the characteristics of originality and individuality.

See also “Polish regulations on copyright” and “Polish case law on copyright“.