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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

Sound-alike songs: blurring the lines

  • Pitmans LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 17 2014

IP & IT analysis: Claims that the hit song 'Blurred Lines' plagiarises a Marvin Gaye song will be settled by trial, a judge in the US has ruled. In

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

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

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 long arm of the law: how social media and P2P file-sharing are not 'untouchable'

  • Wedlake Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 23 2012

The behaviour of those using social media sites and online P2P file-sharing sites often gives the impression that they assume themselves to be 'untouchable' by law or regulation

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

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

Enforcement of foreign intellectual property rights - Lucasfilm Ltd and others v. Ainsworth and another

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 5 2011

Once judgment has been obtained, the successful party needs to be able to enforce that judgment against the other party to obtain the remedy granted in the judgment