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CJEU upholds decision rejecting CTM application for PHOTOS.COM

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

In Getty Images (US) Inc v OHIM C-7013 P, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has upheld an EU General Court decision rejecting a

“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

Court of Justice of the European Union provides further guidance on circumstances in which keyword advertising constitutes trademark infringement

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • October 31 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union has provided further guidance on circumstances in which use of a registered trademark as a keyword in internet advertising by a third party advertiser may constitute trademark infringement

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

EU study and recommendations on the regulation of video games

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • May 31 2008

The European Commission has published a Communication on the protection of consumers, in particular minors, in respect of the use of video games

Sound recordings and co-written musical works - term of protection

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • September 10 2008

It seems that aging rockers might get what they want after all with the European Commission’s formal proposal to extend the term of copyright protection for sound recordings from 50 to 95 years

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

Commission consults on extension of state aid scheme to film industry

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • October 31 2008

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on its plans to extend the Cinema Communication until 31 December 2012

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

Lidl SNC v Vierzon Distribution SA: comparative advertising and products sold in supermarkets

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • January 25 2011

The fact that there are differences in the extent to which you might like to eat certain food products depending on their place of production, the ingredients and who produced them, does not, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has said in Lidl SNC v Vierzon Distribution SA C-15909, preclude the possibility that an advertisement comparing such products (by reference to price alone, as opposed by reference to any of their other attributes) will fall within the boundaries of permitted comparative advertising, provided the advertisement is not misleading