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UK Intellectual Property Office copyright guidance on use of images on the web

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 3 2014

The IPO today released a copyright notice giving guidance to small businesses and individuals who may wish to use digital or photographic images on

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

ISPs are the new targets in copyright infringement cases - 20th Century Fox Film Corp & others v British Telecommunications plc

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 10 2012

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, together with other film makers and distributors (the Studios) sued the major internet service provider (ISP) British Telecommunications Plc (BT) under Section 97A of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act (CDPA) 1988

English Court of Appeal's judgment in Football Dataco v. Sportradar has implications for claims against Pinterest, Tumblr and other social media sites, but European Court will have final say

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 21 2013

In its judgment of 6 February 2013, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales confirmed what many had predicted and many more had feared: that "the

Digital media update

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 25 2012

Welcome to the January edition of our quarterly Digital Media Update

Setting the record straight in the DCMA: UK blogger censored by questionable use of US copyright law

  • Foley Hoag LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • August 14 2013

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is sometimes criticized for creating more problems than it solves. Section 512 of the DMCA provides a

After Pirate Bay, Commercial Court blocks another file sharing website

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • January 10 2014

On 2 December 2013, Mr Justice Kelly of the Commercial Court ordered the major Irish Internet service providers (ISPs) to block subscriber access to

Links do not constitute an act of communication to the public, do them? Case C-46612 Svensson vs Retiever Sverige

  • Abril Abogados
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  • European Union, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • February 17 2014

Recently, the ECJ has published its expected judgment in Case C-46612, answering the questions refered for a preliminary ruling by the Court of

Harmonisation of EU copyright: the commission consults

  • RPC
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 7 2014

The European Commission (the "Commission") is set to complete its review of copyright law in the EU by spring 2014. As part of this review, the