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Collective Rights Management Directive approved

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • March 17 2014

The new Collective Rights Management Directive, regarding collective management of copyright related rights and multi- territorial licensing of

CJEU finds hyperlinks to freely available copyright works do not infringe copyright

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Sweden
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  • March 17 2014

In Svensson and others v Retriever Sverige AB C-46612, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has found that hyperlinking to a copyright

Jurisdiction to award damages for online infringement of “personality rights” clarified

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 29 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that victims of infringements of “personality rights” by means of the internet can chose to bring actions before the courts of the Member State in which they reside in respect of all the damage caused

Social networking sites could do more to protect minors’ privacy

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 29 2011

On 30 September 2011, the European Commission published a Report on an Assessment of the Implementation of the Safer Social Networking Principles for the EU

Court of Justice of the European Union provides further guidance on circumstances in which keyword advertising constitutes trademark infringement

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • October 31 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union has provided further guidance on circumstances in which use of a registered trademark as a keyword in internet advertising by a third party advertiser may constitute trademark infringement

Rights holders and internet service providers discuss combating file-sharing

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

The European Commission’s Stakeholders’ Dialogue on illegal uploading, downloading, and file-sharing was concluded with the publication of a Synthesis Report

The legality of ordering ISPs to install filtering and blocking systems to protect IP rights

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Belgium, European Union
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  • May 31 2011

In Scarlet Extended SA v Société Belge des Auteurs Compositeurs et Editeurs C-7010, the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has given his opinion on whether it is lawful for a national court to impose an order on an internet service provider (ISP) to make in impossible for its customers to send or receive, by means of peer-to-peer software, particular music files

European Commission consultation on the future of electronic commerce

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 4 2010

Electronic Commerce amounts to less than 2 per cent of total retail service sales in the European Union

Commission finds U.S. anti-gambling laws infringe WTO rules

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, USA
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  • June 19 2009

In a report published on 10 June 2009, the European Commission has found that U.S. laws prohibiting the cross-border supply of remote gambling and betting services and the enforcement of those laws against EU companies are in violation of Articles XVI (Market Access) and XVII (National Treatment) of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and are not justified under Article XIV (General Exceptions

EU closer to making pan-European music licensing a reality

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • May 29 2009

The European Commission has published a report indicating that the Online Commerce Roundtable has made progress towards pan-European music licensing becoming a reality