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Breaches of confidentiality must be the real deal Wade v British Sky Broadcasting Ltd 2014 EWHC 634

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 9 2014

Executive Summary Despite the industry maxim "where there's a hit, there's a writ" and the numerous plagiarism allegations made in the TV business

The “it's complicated” relationship between social media and Australian copyright law - can the ALRC's fair use exception help?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • April 2 2014

Following Oxford Dictionaries' decision to Crown "selfie" as "Word of the Year" for 2013, we saw a particularly famous one "break" Twitter and spark

Digital music: spotify & ministry of sound settlement

  • William Fry
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2014

Last September, Ministry of Sound initiated proceedings before the English High Court seeking an order requiring Spotify to remove from its service

Hyperlinks on websites: take care not to link to a new public

  • Barker Brettell LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 11 2014

An eagerly awaited decision, which looked at the legality of linking to content on the World Wide Web (WWW) in terms of copyright infringement, has

Spotify and Ministry of Sound settle copyright infringement claim

  • MARQUE Lawyers
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 11 2014

The legendary compiler of dance music albums, Ministry of Sound, has settled copyright infringement proceedings it initiated in the U.K against

Ministry of Sound and Spotify settle copyright infringement dispute

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 6 2014

The arguable king of the nightclub industry Ministry of Sound last week reached a settlement with streaming service Spotify in relation to its claim

Maverick Twitter account shot down

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2014

There was outrage on social media this week when a Twitter account which was being used to tweet the film Top Gun was suspended after the film studio

Collecting societies overhaul

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 21 2014

With harmonisation of collective rights management in the EU having been on the European Commission's agenda since as far back as 1995, 4 November

CJEU rules on scope of protection granted to technological protection measures

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2014

The CJEU has ruled on the extent to which Article 6 of the Information Society Directive (200129EC) protects technological protection measures

Rihanna v. Topshop: highlighting the limited protection given to image rights in the UK

  • Guernsey Finance
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  • Guernsey, United Kingdom
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  • February 19 2014

While the outcome of Rihanna’s recent battle with Topshop may have been a surprise to many, it did not create any new law. Indeed the decision of Mr