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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

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

"I know you want it". But you can't have it, it belongs to Marvin Gaye!

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 12 2015

In February this year, we issued an update on the high profile copyright case involving Robin Thicke and Pharrell William's controversial

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’

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

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

Court clarifies balance between copyright and freedom of expression in the UK

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 30 2013

In the recent case of Mr Edward Rocknroll v News group Newspapers Ltd, the Claimant, Kate Winslet's new husband, was granted an interim injunction

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