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High Court grants FAPL site-blocking injunctions against websites providing live streaming of football matches

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 6 2013

On 16 July Mr Justice Arnold handed down his decision in FAPL v BSkyB in which he granted blocking injunctions against six major UK ISPs in relation

Business braces for brave new trademark world

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • November 15 2012

In our age of social networking and ever evolving modes of communication, businesses are increasingly seeking to use new methods of generating brand awareness and loyalty

Decree sets out requirements for sending registered mail by electronic means

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • April 18 2011

Pursuant to article 1369-8 of the French Civil Code, as implemented by the Ordinance n 2005-674 of June 16, 2005, "registered mail relating to the conclusion or performance of a contract may be sent by electronic mail provided that this mail is dispatched by a third person according to a process which allows the identification of that third person, to designate the sender, to ensure the identity of the addressee and to establish whether the letter has been delivered or not to the addressee"

Draft law exempting search engines from liability

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Argentina
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  • April 5 2012

The Congress (Cámara de Diputados) is about to discuss a draft law that makes internet search engines not liable for the content, information and webpages that may be accessed through their search results

Telecommunications operator obtains favourable decision in dispute against copyright collecting society for simulcasting

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Brazil
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  • May 3 2012

The Rio de Janeiro Court of Justice determined that a telecommunications operator (Oi) is not liable for royalties for the public performance of musical works played simultaneously on the radio and over the internet

Internet company held liable for unauthorised performance of music recordings

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Brazil
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  • March 15 2010

A judge from the State of Rio de Janeiro has penalised an internet company for the unauthorised performance of music recordings and transmission of music events

The federal law for the protection of personal data finally published in the Federal Official Gazette

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Mexico
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  • August 24 2010

The Mexican Ministry of the Interior published in the Federal Official Gazette the Mexican Federal Law for the Protection of Personal Data in Control of Private Persons (the Data Protection Law

Singapore - MDA introduces new licensing framework for online news websites

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Singapore
  • -
  • June 19 2013

The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) has announced that certain online news websites will be subject to an individual licensing regime

ISP found liable for illegal content due to lack of diligence

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • May 24 2011

An internet service provider's (ISP) removal of content uploaded by its user (i.e., insulting comments and a degrading picture that plainly infringed an individual's right to honour) was not considered prompt enough for the ISP to be exempt from liability

UGC on Facebook pages subject to advertising codes of conduct

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • September 4 2012

The Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has recently issued determinations in response to two complaints regarding user generated content (UGC) (including both comments and photos) posted by end users on Facebook Pages administered by well known alcohol brands, VB and Smirnoff