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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

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

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

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

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’

Internet users breathe a sigh of relief as European Court rules that internet browsing does not infringe copyright

  • Matheson
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  • European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • August 14 2014

If you are reading this on an internet browser you may be relieved to know that you are not infringing copyright law. Thanks to the recent Court of

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

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

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

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