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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

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’

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

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

Blurred Lines

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2015

Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke's collaborative track with Pharrell Williams, from the album of the same name, has been courting controversy since its

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

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

Experience Hendrix Llc v Times Newspapers Ltd: damages and the IP Enforcement Directive

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2010

In September 2006, The Sunday Times issued a free CD (covermount) containing recordings of songs performed at the Royal Albert Hall (RAH) in 1969 by the Jimi Hendrix Experience

FA Premier League takes the lead in battle against linking to infringing match content

  • EIP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 2 2013

By way of a hearing on 16 August 2013, the Football Association Premier League (“FAPL”), the governing body of the Barclays Premier League, sought an