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Anonymous sellers of illegal e-books more easily unmasked

Netherlands - November 10 2015 If an anonymous trader sells illegal e-books online, the internet service provider may be ordered to reveal the infringer’s identity. As recently...

Vivien Rörsch, Tobias Cohen Jehoram.


Well-known Community trademark may be protected in member state where it has no reputation

European Union - September 9 2015 On 3 September 2015, the ECJ handed down its decision in Iron&Smith v Unilever and ruled that a Community trademark which has acquired a reputation...

Tobias Cohen Jehoram.


ECJ to decide on online linking to content without copyright holder’s consent

European Union, Netherlands - May 11 2015 The Dutch Supreme Court recently delivered its ruling in the GeenStijlSanoma case. The ruling has two noteworthy aspects. First, the Supreme Court...

Vivien Rörsch, Tobias Cohen Jehoram.


Website’s local accessibility determines competence of court

European Union - March 11 2015 The European Court of Justice recently decided on jurisdiction in cases of alleged copyright infringement by online publications in its ruling in...

Vivien Rörsch, Tobias Cohen Jehoram.


ECJ: distribution right not exhausted if a reproduction changes medium

European Union - February 9 2015 If a reproduction of a copyright-protected work has been marketed in the EU with the copyright holder's consent, it may not be remarketed through a...

Vivien Rörsch, Tobias Cohen Jehoram.