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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

European Court clarifies when parody on copyrighted work is allowed

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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  • European Union, Netherlands, United Kingdom
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  • September 10 2014

In its recent Deckmyn ruling the European Court of Justice answered preliminary questions about the interpretation of the parody exception under the

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

ECJ ruling leaves door open for explosion in use of parody to mock copyrighted work

  • RPC
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2014

A new European legal ruling today leaves the door open for the UK creative industries and publishers to parody work that is protected by copyright

Harry Potter v Willy the Wizard

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 30 2010

In Paul Gregory Allen (acting as trustee of Adrian Jacobs (deceased)) v Bloomsbury Publishing plc 2010 EWHC 2560 (Ch) Mr Justice Kitchin denied a summary judgment application against claims that Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire infringed the copyright in Willy the Wizard

MurphyPremier League changes European media rights landscape

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 28 2011

This case, about the ability of British pubs to screen live Premier League football broadcast from other EU countries, questions the way content has been distributed in Europe

Court of Appeal confirms that copyright can subsist in headlines and that receipt of article extracts and use of hyperlinks can infringe

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 2 2011

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA)'s appeal against the decision of Mrs Justice Proudman in the High Court and the PRCA's claims that its use of a media monitoring organisation service (Meltwater News) should not require separate licensing from the newspaper copyright collecting society, the Newspaper Licensing Agency (NLA) (NLA v Meltwater and PRCA 2011 EWCA Civ 890

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’

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

Internet streaming of TV broadcasts: your ‘one stop shop’ update on international copyright disputes

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 20 2013

Many of us have the kind of social schedule which interferes with our passion for Ricky Martin and The Voice. Of course, there are a plethora of