Scott Fairbairn CMS Cameron McKenna
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European Union - November 28 2011
The case of Sabam v Tiscali in the Belgian courts in 2007 addressed whether the court should grant injunctive relief to SABAM (the Belgian Society of Authors, Composers, and Publishers) against the Internet Service Provider (“ISP”), Tiscali, imposing an obligation on the ISP to stop infringements of SABAM’s intellectual property by making it impossible for Tiscali’s users to use “peer-to-peer” (“P2P”) software to transmit infringing files containing musical compositions.
European Union, Germany - October 26 2011
Under Article 5 of EU Directive 98/44/EC the “Biotech Directive”, the human body, at the various stages of its formation and development, and the simple discovery of one of its elements, including the sequence or partial sequence of a gene, cannot constitute patentable inventions.
Co-authors: Nick Beckett .
United Kingdom - August 10 2011
The DEA was passed into law in April 2010 and sets out a number of measures to prevent online copyright infringement.
United Kingdom - May 20 2011
Professor Ian Hargreaves' report of May 2011 entitled "Digital Opportunity - A Review of Intellectual Property and Growth" (the "Report") was recently commissioned by the Prime Minister to address the risk that the current intellectual property framework might not be sufficiently well designed to promote innovation and growth in the UK.
United Kingdom - April 26 2011
The DEA was passed into law in April 2010 and includes controversial provisions to prevent and penalise various electronic means of copyright infringement, notably peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing.