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Copyright law - how does the UAE compare with common law jurisdictions?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Arab Emirates
  • February 16 2017

Civil law and common law traditions exert divergent influences on certain features of national copyright laws, which results in major differences


Copyright Violation can Lead to Deportation from the UAE
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 30 2016

The developments in the technology sector and the increased number of paid TV channels in the UAE have created a hotbed for illegal activities which


A Guide to Piracy Protection for Sports Broadcasting Rights-Holders in the UAE
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • United Arab Emirates
  • February 2 2016

This article identifies the core elements of broadcast piracy in the United Arab Emirates ("UAE"), and considers some countermeasures being taken by


Copyright, collection societies and all that jazz: a review of public performance of music in the UAE
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • United Arab Emirates
  • August 28 2015

We have recently seen another influx of letters being sent to local UAE entities regarding the use of music, and in particular the collection of


UAE Copyright Law protects privacy of photography subjects
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • August 24 2015

While the Duke of Cambridge's request for global media to respect the privacy of his son, Prince George, has started a debate over the extent to


How to protect copyright over the internet
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • United Arab Emirates
  • July 24 2015

The modern age of high speed broadband internet and the ease of uploading and downloading videos has made it extremely easy to pirate any number of


Collective licensing of music in the UAE
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 19 2015

As reported in the market updates section of this newsletter, the UAE Ministry of Economy recently reviewed the fees charged by its various


Spotlight on illegal sports streaming
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • United Arab Emirates
  • November 30 2014

Television piracy, and in particular the illegal streaming of sports programming, is a hot topic of discussion in the regional broadcast sector. Over


Copyright licensing in the UAE and the pitfall of ambiguous language
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • United Arab Emirates
  • October 29 2014

For a copyright license to be enforceable, it must define the work accurately. The terms of the license must be sufficiently definite to enable a


Sports rights - what's the big deal?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Arab Emirates
  • October 23 2014

Sports rights are a big-money game. The Middle East is one of the largest spenders and investors in international sports rights. Reportedly, Al