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Left in the dark: Wikipedia embarks on blackout protest

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 18 2012

For a period of 24 hours, beginning at 5am on 18 January, Wikipedia has joined the blackout protest against U.S. anti-piracy campaigns

European Commission moots future role for ISPs in tackling IPR infringement

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2011

The European Commission has issued a report ("the Report") assessing the implementation and impact of the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive 200448EC ("the Directive"

Government announces review of UK intellectual property law

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 5 2010

Prime Minister, David Cameron, has revealed the Government's programme to facilitate better high-tech innovation in the UK

If you buy a counterfeit bag, make sure you have a genuine wallet!

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • Italy, United Kingdom
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  • June 16 2010

A tourist in Italy found herself with a 1000 euro fine after purchasing a counterfeit Louis Vuitton handbag from a vendor on a beach in the area of Jesolo near Venice

3 strikes and we'll. do something - the Ofcom consultation

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 9 2010

Ofcom is inviting comment on the consultation paper it issued last week proposing a "Code" for implementing the new Digital Economy Act 2010

Pink Floyd come out from the dark side of the moon in royalties dispute

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 2 2010

Pink Floyd have taken the crown in their recent royalty dispute with record company EMI

Sometimes there is just no comparison

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 27 2010

A ruling by the ECJ this week in the case of L'Oreal v Bellure has come under heavy criticism from the Court of Appeal for being unfair, undermining free speech and damaging competition, but despite disagreeing with the ruling almost in its entirety, the Court of Appeal have applied it anyway

The Digital Economy Act

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 9 2010

The controversial Digital Economy Act is now law after being approved by the House of Commons by a majority of 142 votes, the House of Lords and receiving Royal Assent

Use it, or lose it

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2010

The Carlyle hotel in New York has had its UK trade mark, THE CARLYLE, revoked by the IPO on the basis of non-use within the UK

Music company goes crazy over dancing baby

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 11 2010

US mum Stephanie Lenz filmed her toddler dancing to the Prince song "Let's Go Crazy" and posted the clip on YouTube for family and friends to see