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CJEU upholds decision rejecting CTM application for PHOTOS.COM
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • March 17 2014

In Getty Images (US) Inc v OHIM C-7013 P, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has upheld an EU General Court decision rejecting a


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


European distribution: antitrust pitfalls arising out of warranty repair services
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • October 19 2010

In the context of its preliminary antitrust investigation into Apple's iPhone guarantee policies, the European Commission has confirmed that, in order not to infringe competition rules, suppliers should provide EU-wide warranty services, regardless of the EUEEA country where the product was purchased


Prize-draw competitions referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 28 2011

In relation to Purely Creative Ltd v The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) 2011 EWCA Civ 920, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales has referred the OFT’s unfair commercial practices case against promoters of prize draw competitions to the Court of Justice of the European Union


The protection of football fixture lists under the EU Database Directive
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • March 30 2012

On 1 March 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union passed judgement on Football Dataco Ltd v Yahoo! UK Ltd 2012 CJEU C-60410, concluding that the football fixture lists in question are not protected by copyright as there is insufficient intellectual creation on the part of the author


Commission decision on state aid granted by Denmark to TV2 annulled
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Denmark, European Union
  • October 24 2008

The Court of First Instance (CFI) has annulled the European Commission’s Decision regarding the State financing of TV2Danmark, the Danish public broadcaster


Film titles: trade mark function
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • September 16 2009

In Danjaq LLC v OHIM T-43505 30 June 2009 (unreported) the Court of First Instance (CFI) upheld a decision of the Board of Appeal of Office of Harmonization for the Internal Market (OHIM) that a film title is an indicator of artistic, but not commercial, origin and, as such, is not a trade mark


Sport White Paper: Parliament, specificity of sport and the FIFA 65 rule
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • June 30 2008

The European Parliament (EP) welcomed the European Commission’s plans for a specific EU sport policy and the majority of the actions proposed in the Commission’s July 2007 White Paper and accompanying Pierre de Coubertin Action Plan


CFI dismisses action to block trade mark registration
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • July 3 2009

The Court of First Instance (CFI) has dismissed Danjaq’s action against Mission Productions to block the registration of the word sign “Dr. No” as a Community trade mark