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Sweden abolishes exclusive right in digital broadcasting services

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Sweden
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  • June 13 2008

The European Commission has withdrawn from the European Court of Justice its case against Sweden for breach of the Electronic Communications Directive following Sweden's recent amendment of its media law

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

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

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

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

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

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

European Commission consultation on the future of electronic commerce

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 4 2010

Electronic Commerce amounts to less than 2 per cent of total retail service sales in the European Union

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

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