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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

Exhaustion of copyright

  • Mewburn Ellis LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2014

The principle of exhaustion is an established international legal doctrine. It provides that a copyright owner’s right to control copies of their

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

Case C-40308 FA Premier League v QC Leisure and Case C-42908 Karen Murphy v Media Protection Services Limited

  • RPC
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 7 2011

The ECJ judgment has been widely reported by the scoreline ‘Pub Landlady 2 FAPL 0’

The sale by Topshop of Rihanna t-shirt does amount to passing off - Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 28 2015

The Court of Appeal has unanimously upheld the High Court decision that the sale by Topshop (part of the Arcadia Group) of a t-shirt displaying an

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

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

A judgment of two halves: full time in FAPL v QC Leisure

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2012

The High Court finds that the transmission in a pub of broadcasts containing protected works without the permission of the author is an infringement of UK copyright law, but holds that the publican defendants have a valid defence in relation to certain of the protected works (Football Association Premier League Ltd & others v QC Leisure & others 2012 EWHC 108

CJEU issues ruling on internet browsing technology in the Meltwater case

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 5 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) today issued its decision in the Meltwater Case C-36013, a long-running (5 year) dispute between

Case report - Public Relations Consultants Association Ltd v The Newspaper Licensing Agency Ltd and others 2013 UKSC 18, 17 April 2013

  • Clarkslegal LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 1 2013

The Supreme Court has recently considered whether the mere act of viewing copyright material on the internet could amount to infringement of

The “innocent” copying defence: only applicable to works out of copyright

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 30 2012

In David Hoffman v Drug Abuse Resistance Education (UK) Ltd 2012 EWPCC 2, the Patents County Court of England and Wales assessed the use of the “innocent copying” defence under Section 97 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988