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EU study and recommendations on the regulation of video games
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • May 31 2008

The European Commission has published a Communication on the protection of consumers, in particular minors, in respect of the use of video games


“Communication to the public”: CJEU finds it does not include live performances or direct presentations of copyrighted work
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • January 12 2012

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has once again considered the meaning of “communication to the public” under Article 3(1) of the Copyright Directive (200129EC


Pub landlords found to infringe the Premier League’s copyright: pyrrhic victory after all?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 30 2012

In Football Association Premier League Ltd v QC Leisure 2012 EWHC 108 (Ch) Lord Justice Kitchin has now accepted that the Defendant publicans communicated copyright works contained in foreign broadcasts of Premier League matches to the public, following the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruling to that effect in October 2011


Football Dataco Ltd and others v Sportradar GmbH: copyright and database right infringement and jurisdiction
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 29 2011

Allowing Sportradar's appeal in part, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales has ruled that Dataco's copyright claim in relation to a database of football statistics failed because what was allegedly copied was "mere data", not the database itself


Child’s right to privacy
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Greece
  • March 27 2009

In Reklos and Davourlis v Greece (Strasbourg) 2009, the European Court of Human Rights held that taking photographs of a baby, without parental consent, amounts to a violation of its right to privacy under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR


CFI concludes that French audiovisual licence fee constitutes state aid
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, France
  • March 20 2009

In its judgment in Télévision francaise 1 SA (TF1) v Commission T-35405, the Court of First Instance (CFI) has upheld a Decision by the European Commission that the French licence fee system is compatible with the State aid provisions of the Common Market


Use of domain names and metatags falls under Comparative Advertising Directive
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • July 31 2013

In Belgian Electronic Sorting Technology NV v Peelaers and another Case C-65711, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed


CJEU holds ISPs may be ordered to block customer access to websites infringing copyright
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • May 8 2014

On a reference from the Supreme Court of Austria, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in UPC Telekabel Wien GmbH v Constantin Film


CJEU ruling confirms live internet streaming of TV broadcasts infringes copyright
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • April 15 2013

On 7 March 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in ITV Broadcasting Ltd and others v TV Catchup Ltd 2013 C60711 EUECJ


Court of Justice of the European Union holds that ISPs may be ordered to block customer access to websites infringing copyright
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • April 30 2014

On a reference from the Supreme Court of Austria, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has held that ISPs may be ordered to block their