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European Commission to review Misleading and Comparative Advertising Directive

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • January 9 2013

On 27 November 2012, the European Commission issued a Communication describing how the current legal framework set out in the Directive on Misleading and

Collective Rights Management Directive approved

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • March 17 2014

The new Collective Rights Management Directive, regarding collective management of copyright related rights and multi- territorial licensing of

Experience Hendrix Llc v Times Newspapers Ltd: damages and the IP Enforcement Directive

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2010

In September 2006, The Sunday Times issued a free CD (covermount) containing recordings of songs performed at the Royal Albert Hall (RAH) in 1969 by the Jimi Hendrix Experience

EU enhances copyright protection for sound recordings and songs

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 3 2011

On 12 September 2011, Directive 2011 77 EU, amending Directive 2006 116 EC on the term of protection of copyright and certain related rights (the Directive) was adopted

EU-wide protection of old phonograms can last 50 years

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • February 26 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) stipulated in a preliminary ruling that phonograms are protected in all EU-member states for a term of 50 years after their first recording if they were protected in at least one EU-member state on or before July 1, 1995

Euro 2008ambush marketers find holes in fan zone

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • July 30 2008

Ever since the first noted campaign at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, “ambush marketing”where an unofficial third party attempts to associate itself with an exclusively sponsored eventhas occurred in one form or another at numerous large events, particularly sporting ones

Use of domain names and metatags falls under Comparative Advertising Directive

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • July 31 2013

In Belgian Electronic Sorting Technology NV v Peelaers and another Case C-65711, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed

European distribution: antitrust pitfalls arising out of warranty repair services

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • October 19 2010

In the context of its preliminary antitrust investigation into Apple's iPhone guarantee policies, the European Commission has confirmed that, in order not to infringe competition rules, suppliers should provide EU-wide warranty services, regardless of the EUEEA country where the product was purchased

FIFA and UEFA v Commission: UK's designation of the World Cup and European championships as listed events held compatible with EU law

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Belgium, European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2011

The Television without Frontiers Directive (89552EEC as amended by 200765EC)now renamed as and amended by the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (200765EC)lays down the framework conditions in which the public may be guaranteed free access to the broadcast of events of major importance to society

Football Dataco Ltd and others v Sportradar GmbH: copyright and database right infringement and jurisdiction

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 29 2011

Allowing Sportradar's appeal in part, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales has ruled that Dataco's copyright claim in relation to a database of football statistics failed because what was allegedly copied was "mere data", not the database itself