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IP&T hot topics - UK & Europe

  • Squire Sanders
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 4 2014

The legal challenges faced by businesses are constantly evolving. The law often changes at a rapid pace to keep up with the evolution of global

ECJ ruling on meta search engines strengthens position of database right holders

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • European Union
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  • January 13 2014

In a landmark decision, the EU Court of Justice held that the mere offering of a dedicated meta search engine infringes database rights since it

General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

CJEU judgment on jurisdiction for Football Dataco v Sportradar

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 25 2012

Last week the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that where a website operator targets and then provides material infringing sui generis database rights to recipients based in an EU Member State over the internet, the act of infringement occurs at least in the EU Member State where those recipients are located

AG's Sportradar opinion: database right infringement takes place both in state of server storage and the state where customers received the data

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 4 2012

In a reference by the Court of Appeal in a case involving allegations of infringement of UK sui generis database right by services provided from servers outside the jurisdiction (Football Dataco & Ors v Sportradar GmbH & Sportradar, C-17311) the Advocate General (AG) has opined:Where a party uploads data from a database protected by the sui generis right onto that party’s web server located in Member State A and, in response to requests from a user in another Member State B, the web server sends such data to the user’s computer so that the data is stored in the memory of that computer and displayed on its screen, the act of sending the information constitutes an act of ‘re-utilisation’ (and hence infringement) by that party and the act of re-utilisation performed by that party takes place both in Member State A and in Member State B

Rights holders, internet platforms and anti-counterfeiting organisations sign memorandum of understanding

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • July 5 2011

Various stakeholders in the field of e-commerce have reached a non-binding agreement to cooperate in the fight against the sale of counterfeit goods online

General counsel update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 17 2011

This is the twenty-fifth in our series of general counsel updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

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"

Liability for internet host providers in the European Union: time for a reform?

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • January 1 2011

While drafting the EU E-commerce Directive (200031EC), the European Commission considered that one of the key elements for developing electronic commerce in Europe was the issue of service provider liability

Unlocking keyword disputes?

  • RPC
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 28 2010

Those who thought that the decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Louis Vuitton v Google, as interpreted in Die BergSpechte v Günter, had resolved the trademark infringement issues of AdWord or keyword advertising will be disappointed by the High Court's recent consideration of the issues