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The new private copying exception: the UK music industry wants to be paid for it

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2014

Three UK music industry organisations, the Musician's Union, the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, and UK Music, have recently

Online copyright infringement

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2014

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has arrested a man on suspicion of providing access to websites which have been subject to a

Ongoing royalties for sales of artwork

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2014

In 2006 royalties emanating from intellectual property were extended by EU Directive to include visual artists. The Artist's Resale Rights

UK: copyright- music industry seeks review of law allowing fans to copy music

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 3 2014

The UK Government is facing a Judicial Review challenge over a failure to include compensation provisions in the recently introduced private copying

Orphans: the thing that Harry Potter, Paddington Bear and certain copyright works have in common

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • December 2 2014

Last month, Ireland joined the European wide movement to digitise cultural material when the European Union (Certain permitted uses of Orphan Works

Sound-alike songs: blurring the lines

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 17 2014

IP & IT analysis: Claims that the hit song 'Blurred Lines' plagiarises a Marvin Gaye song will be settled by trial, a judge in the US has ruled. In

Skits, spoofs and satire how the parody exception could change advertising

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2014

A recently-introduced exception to copyright protection presents a new opportunity for the advertising and creative industries to adapt existing

New changes to UK copyright law

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 27 2014

Copyright protects books, poems, plays, music, films and works of art amongst other works. So the artistic works of Tracey Emin, the latest sound

Media & entertainment review - Autumn 2014

  • Gateley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 21 2014

Two new exceptions have been added to the primary UK copyright legislation (Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988). The exceptions which came into

Copyright laws and the digital world: in sync or badly dubbed?

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 20 2014

“The latest YouTube sensation” has become common parlance for videos and increasingly, people are becoming an instant worldwide hit. The likes of