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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


European Commission to review Misleading and Comparative Advertising Directive
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • January 9 2013

On 27 November 2012, the European Commission issued a Communication describing how the current legal framework set out in the Directive on Misleading and


Collective Rights Management Directive approved
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • March 17 2014

The new Collective Rights Management Directive, regarding collective management of copyright related rights and multi- territorial licensing of


EU-wide protection of old phonograms can last 50 years
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • February 26 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) stipulated in a preliminary ruling that phonograms are protected in all EU-member states for a term of 50 years after their first recording if they were protected in at least one EU-member state on or before July 1, 1995


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


Sound recordings and co-written musical works - term of protection
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • September 10 2008

It seems that aging rockers might get what they want after all with the European Commission’s formal proposal to extend the term of copyright protection for sound recordings from 50 to 95 years


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


European Commission targets Spanish football clubs including Real Madrid and Barcelona for State aid investigations
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Spain
  • December 19 2013

The European Commission (Commission), on 18 December 2013, opened three formal State aid investigations into public support measures for major


Court of Justice of the European Union provides further guidance on circumstances in which keyword advertising constitutes trademark infringement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • October 31 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union has provided further guidance on circumstances in which use of a registered trademark as a keyword in internet advertising by a third party advertiser may constitute trademark infringement


Commission consults on extension of state aid scheme to film industry
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • October 31 2008

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on its plans to extend the Cinema Communication until 31 December 2012