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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

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’

ISPs are the new targets in copyright infringement cases - 20th Century Fox Film Corp & others v British Telecommunications plc

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 10 2012

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, together with other film makers and distributors (the Studios) sued the major internet service provider (ISP) British Telecommunications Plc (BT) under Section 97A of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act (CDPA) 1988

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

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer 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

Digital media update

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 25 2012

Welcome to the January edition of our quarterly Digital Media Update

CJEU rules on scope of protection granted to technological protection measures

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2014

The CJEU has ruled on the extent to which Article 6 of the Information Society Directive (200129EC) protects technological protection measures

After Pirate Bay, Commercial Court blocks another file sharing website

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • January 10 2014

On 2 December 2013, Mr Justice Kelly of the Commercial Court ordered the major Irish Internet service providers (ISPs) to block subscriber access to

Links do not constitute an act of communication to the public, do them? Case C-46612 Svensson vs Retiever Sverige

  • Abril Abogados
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  • European Union, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • February 17 2014

Recently, the ECJ has published its expected judgment in Case C-46612, answering the questions refered for a preliminary ruling by the Court 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

Premier League football cases: linguistic tactics, non-naked match feeds and the away goals rule

  • RPC
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 18 2012

It has widely been reported that the way broadcast rights to screen English Premier League football matches are sold throughout Europe will be forced to change following a recent European judgment, with possible implications for pubs wishing to screen live matches to their customers