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CJEU issues ruling on internet browsing technology in the Meltwater case

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 5 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) today issued its decision in the Meltwater Case C-36013, a long-running (5 year) dispute between

Online copyright infringement: when Google images finally meets French law

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • March 9 2011

While Google’s exemption from liability for trademark infringement through its AdWords service has now been well established by the Supreme Court, the situation with regard to copyright infringement remains more uncertain. The latest service to be considered is the Google Images search, in regard to which the Paris Court of Appeal recently issued a long-awaited ruling

Reach rule removal to increase M&A activity in TV

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • June 25 2013

Baker & McKenzie partner Adrian Lawrence discusses the removal of Australia's TV reach rule which is likely to open up merger activity

Broadcasters can prohibit streamed internet retransmission of their broadcasts by the "communication to the public" right

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • March 19 2013

On 7th March the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") held in ITV Broadcasting Ltd and others v TV Catchup Ltd1that live streaming

High Court rules on keyword advertising

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • February 8 2013

In May 2012, we reported that the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia had found Google had engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct when

“If you are not cheating, you are not trying”

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 18 2013

Integrity, fair play and uncertainty of outcome are fundamental to sport. The thrill is in the highs and lows of watching sporting heroes struggle to

Yale University granted summary judgment on defendant’s counterclaims related to Yale’s possession of van Gogh’s The Night Cafe because court found the act of state doctrine precluded any challenge to Yale’s lawful ownership of the painting.

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2014

Defendant’s great-grandfather was an art collector in Russia during the early 20th century. When the Bolsheviks came to power in 1917, they

Company held liable for CEO's negative comments on Twitter

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • November 10 2011

In a decision dated 26 July 2011, the Paris Commercial Court penalised the company Zlio for the defamation committed by its CEO against a service provider on Twitter

Rulings against the applicability of the copyright levies in Spain

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • June 21 2011

After the judgment issued by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 21 October 2010 declaring that the indiscriminate application of the copyright levies in Spain is contrary to EU law, a number of Spanish courts are already following the judgment without waiting for the reforms that the Spanish Government will introduce to align the country's regulations on copyright levies with EU law

Spanish Competition Commission imposes a fine on the Spanish collecting society for audiovisual producers for demanding abusive fees

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • May 31 2012

On 2 March 2012, the Spanish Competition Commission (CNC) imposed a fine of 478,515 on the Spanish collecting society for producers (Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales or Egeda) for abusing its dominant position in the market of granting licences and for the remuneration to audiovisual producers by hotel facilities for public announcement activities carried out in hotel rooms