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No checkpoints on the information superhighway?

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • December 6 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union finds that ISPs cannot be forced to monitor their users in a decision of 24 November 2011

A round-up of developments

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 24 2012

In the case of SAS Institute v World Programming Limited, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") has considered the limited extent to which certain elements of a computer program enjoy copyright protection

Companies providing telephone services may be forced to block pirate webs by a legal decision

  • Lehmann & Fernandez
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • January 15 2014

In case C-31412 confronting the UPC Telekabel telecommunications company with Constantin Film Verleih GmbH and Wega Filmproduktionsgesellschaft GmbH

Arnold J grants further site-blocking orders

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2013

In the latest of a long line of decisions granting site-blocking injunctions against ISPs under s.97A CDPA, and only 2 weeks prior to the AGs opinion

Customers can resell copies of downloaded software; developers can try to stop them

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 4 2012

Yesterday, 3 July 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in UsedSoft v. Oracle that online purchasers of software may resell copies of their downloads provided that they render the original download usable

CMS quarterly communications update April 2012

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • Austria, Bulgaria, European Union, Germany, Global, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Poland, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2012

This edition includes contributions from the United Kingdom, Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland and Ukraine

Technology annual review of 2011

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 29 2012

The year began as it meant to go on - with a high profile patent dispute in the mobile phone sector decided in the Court of Appeal

EU allows resale of downloaded software

  • Field Fisher Waterhouse
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  • European Union
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  • October 30 2012

In a judgment that has significant implications for the software and digital media industries in Europe, the European Court has ruled that, in principle, the owner of copyright in software cannot stop someone who has purchased and downloaded that software online from reselling it

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

Downloads can be "re-sold"; but buyers are not "lawful acquirers"

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 1 2012

A preliminary ruling by Advocate-General Bot in UsedSoft v. Oracle has determined that users are allowed to re-sell and re-distribute software that has been acquired by purely online means