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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

Google Inc’s liability in defamation under English law for material posted on Blogger.com

  • Schillings
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 27 2013

The Court of Appeal have recently handed down a decision (Payam Tamiz v Google Inc 2013 EWCA Civ 68) which clarifies the previously unresolved

Social media: blurring the lines between public and private

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 19 2014

We like to think our working and private lives are separate. A worklife balance is a worklife separation.That separation used to be simple. After a

Injunction granted to restrain ex-employees from using LinkedIn contacts

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2013

The issues of ownership and use of LinkedIn contacts have been widely debated, but little judicial guidance exists. In Whitmar Publications Limited v

Live internet streaming: beware!

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 26 2015

In recent years, streaming media usage has grown dramatically, bringing with it a number of complex legal issues - ownership of copyright in content

The bath bomb battle - trademark and keywords considered again

  • Barker Brettell LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 24 2014

Cosmetic Warriors Ltd ("CW") has been successful in a UK High Court (HC) infringement action against Amazon.co.uk and Amazon EU Sarl ("Amazon"). CW

High court rules on copyright licensee's Norwich Pharmacal order in file-sharing case

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 21 2012

A recent case shows that robust evidence of potential copyright infringement is needed in support of an application for a Norwich Pharmacal order, and that the court will not look favourably on threats in letters of claim to slow down a potential infringer's internet connection

Tamiz v Google Google’s liability for defamatory content

  • Thomson Geer
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2013

Earlier this month, the Court of Appeal in London handed down a significant decision concerning Google's liability for defamatory content. In this

The Defamation Act 2013: the Emperor’s new clothes?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 19 2013

The 1st of January a time for resolutions, for good intentions and for kind words. On 1 January 2014 these resolutions are more apt than ever as

A dramatic development but pirate still afloat

  • Lee & Thompson
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2012

In the recent High Court decision in Dramatico Entertainment Limited v British Sky Broadcasting et al 2012 EWHC 268 (CH) (“Dramatico”) record companies achieved a major victory against the six largest internet service providers in the UK in their ongoing fight against online piracy and abuses of content