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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

The cache - websites and the law

  • SGH Martineau
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 7 2012

I want to put together an online Christmas and January sales brochure

New anti-piracy initiative launched in the UK to curb illegal downloads and file-sharing

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 17 2014

Piracy remains a serious problem in the UK with Ofcom reporting that one in four downloads in the UK in 2013 were pirated. The effects of piracy are

Live internet streaming: beware!

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 26 2015

In recent years, streaming media usage has grown dramatically, bringing with it a number of complex legal issues - ownership of copyright in content

High court rules on copyright licensee's Norwich Pharmacal order in file-sharing case

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 21 2012

A recent case shows that robust evidence of potential copyright infringement is needed in support of an application for a Norwich Pharmacal order, and that the court will not look favourably on threats in letters of claim to slow down a potential infringer's internet connection

A dramatic development but pirate still afloat

  • Lee & Thompson
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2012

In the recent High Court decision in Dramatico Entertainment Limited v British Sky Broadcasting et al 2012 EWHC 268 (CH) (“Dramatico”) record companies achieved a major victory against the six largest internet service providers in the UK in their ongoing fight against online piracy and abuses of content

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

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. v. British Telecommunications plc

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 3 2011

Court issues order directing British Telecom, an internet service provider, to prevent access to Newzbin.com, a website that had been found by the court in a previous decision to be infringing on plaintiffs’ copyrights by distributing commercial content without their permission

Internet browsing is not copyright infringement

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 17 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has given its judgement in the Meltwater case holding that internet browsing is not an infringement

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