Portugal: Law No. 36/2017 of June 2, 2017

June 3, 2017

Portugal: The Law No. 36/2017 of June 2, 2017, which entered into force on June 3, 2017, amends Articles 217 and 221 of the Code of Copyright and Related Rights.

The Law grants exemptions for circumvention of technological protection measures (TPMs) on works which are free of copyright restrictions, in order to guarantee the rights of beneficiaries of the free use of works.