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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

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

CJEU ruling confirms live internet streaming of TV broadcasts infringes copyright

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • April 15 2013

On 7 March 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in ITV Broadcasting Ltd and others v TV Catchup Ltd 2013 C60711 EUECJ

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

Italy warned for breach of EU TV advertising rules

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Italy
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  • December 14 2007

The European Commission has sent a letter of formal notice to Italy for its failure to implement correctly the Television without Frontiers Directive

European Commission targets Spanish football clubs including Real Madrid and Barcelona for State aid investigations

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • December 19 2013

The European Commission (Commission), on 18 December 2013, opened three formal State aid investigations into public support measures for major

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

The protection of football fixture lists under the EU Database Directive

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
  • -
  • March 30 2012

On 1 March 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union passed judgement on Football Dataco Ltd v Yahoo! UK Ltd 2012 CJEU C-60410, concluding that the football fixture lists in question are not protected by copyright as there is insufficient intellectual creation on the part of the author

Commission finds U.S. anti-gambling laws infringe WTO rules

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, USA
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  • June 19 2009

In a report published on 10 June 2009, the European Commission has found that U.S. laws prohibiting the cross-border supply of remote gambling and betting services and the enforcement of those laws against EU companies are in violation of Articles XVI (Market Access) and XVII (National Treatment) of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and are not justified under Article XIV (General Exceptions