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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

Sport White Paper: Parliament, specificity of sport and the FIFA 65 rule

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

The European Parliament (EP) welcomed the European Commission’s plans for a specific EU sport policy and the majority of the actions proposed in the Commission’s July 2007 White Paper and accompanying Pierre de Coubertin Action Plan

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

“Communication to the public”: CJEU finds it does not include live performances or direct presentations of copyrighted work

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • January 12 2012

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has once again considered the meaning of “communication to the public” under Article 3(1) of the Copyright Directive (200129EC

EU-UEFA conference on violence in sport

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 30 2007

The European Commission, Council and Parliament held a high-level conference with the European football governing body, UEFA, on 28 and 29 November, addressing violence and hooliganism in sport

Jurisdiction to award damages for online infringement of “personality rights” clarified

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 29 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that victims of infringements of “personality rights” by means of the internet can chose to bring actions before the courts of the Member State in which they reside in respect of all the damage caused

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

Territorial exclusivity of football broadcasts found contrary to EU law

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

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in Football Association Premier League Ltd v QC Leisure C- 40308 and Karen Murphy v Media Protection Services Ltd C- 42908 (4 October 2011) that a system of licences for the broadcasting of sporting events which grants licensees territorial exclusivity on a Member State basis, and which prohibits television viewers from watching the broadcasts in one Member State using a decoder licensed for use in another, is contrary to EU law

Commission declares “home-grown player” rule in football legal

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

The European Commission has issued a statement endorsing UEFA’s “home-grown player” rule

Commission adopts White Paper on Sport

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • July 20 2007

The European Commission has adopted a White Paper on Sport which is its first major initiative in this field