Copyright law, case IV CR 127/7613

September 19th, 2010, Tomasz Rychlicki

The Supreme Court in its judgment of 5 October 1976 case file IV CR 127/7613 ruled that the photography is not protected by copyright, when it only serves as a registration of situation or occurrence. Such photo is taken by the author in clearly defined manner, by using well-defined standards, etc., and it lacks the threshold of creativity.

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