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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


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


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


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


ECJ annuls CFI ruling on Sony BMG joint venture
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • July 18 2008

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has annulled the Court of First Instance (CFI) ruling that the European Commission improperly approved the creation of a joint venture by Bertelsmann AG and Sony, known as Sony BMG, in 2004


UEFA challenges the UK list of events of major importance to society
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 30 2008

As Euro 2008 kicked off, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), European football’s governing body, was putting together submissions to the Court of First Instance (CFI), challenging the designation of all matches in the tournament as “listed events” in the United Kingdom


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


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


“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


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