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CJEU pours cold water on copyright exemption for spa establishments

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • Czech Republic, European Union
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  • March 3 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") has clarified the interpretation of Article 3(1) of Directive 200129EC (the "InfoSoc Directive"

EU overhaul of collective rights management for online music

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union
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  • March 5 2014

The European Union is promising its citizens better access to online music thanks to a new directive focusing on "the collective management of

Exhaustion of copyright

  • Mewburn Ellis LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2014

The principle of exhaustion is an established international legal doctrine. It provides that a copyright owner’s right to control copies of their

Svensson v. Retriever Sverige AB

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 13 2014

European Union Court of Justice holds that website's hyperlinks to copyrighted works freely available on another website do not constitute act of

Legal nature of videogames limits of application and evaluation criteria of technological protection measures

  • NCTM Studio Legale Associato
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  • European Union
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  • February 28 2014

By a judgment issued on last January 14th, the European Court of Justice had ruled on the interpretation of art. 6 of Directive 200129, in order to

Collecting societies overhaul

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 21 2014

With harmonisation of collective rights management in the EU having been on the European Commission's agenda since as far back as 1995, 4 November

Case C-40308 FA Premier League v QC Leisure and Case C-42908 Karen Murphy v Media Protection Services Limited

  • RPC
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 7 2011

The ECJ judgment has been widely reported by the scoreline ‘Pub Landlady 2 FAPL 0’

May hyperlink infringe copyright? The ECJ says no when content is originally made freely available

  • Maschietto Maggiore
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  • European Union, Italy, Sweden
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  • February 18 2014

On February 13th, the European Court of Justice published a decision which involves copyright protection and freedom of communication in the web. The

CJEU decision in Svensson hyperlinks to freely available content are permitted

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, Sweden
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  • February 13 2014

The CJEU today handed down its judgment in the case of Svensson and Others v Retriever Sverige AB (C46612), holding that a website which redirects

Digital media update

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 25 2012

Welcome to the January edition of our quarterly Digital Media Update