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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge


The CJEU determines scope of implicit consent of authors to use their works
  • CMS DeBacker
  • European Union, France
  • November 30 2016

Earlier this month the Court of Justice of the EU ("CJEU") has rendered a decision in the Marc Soulier, Sara Dokes v. Premier Ministre, Ministre de


CJEU: Exceptions of InfoSoc do not cover out-of-commerce works
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France, European Union
  • November 18 2016

Is it permitted to reproduce out-of-commerce works and make them publicly accessible under European copyright exceptions? So far, there is no explicit


Exhaustion of copyright
  • Mewburn Ellis LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 31 2014

The principle of exhaustion is an established international legal doctrine. It provides that a copyright owner’s right to control copies of their


No licence needed for the ‘public lending’ of digital copies of books!
  • CMS, Belgium
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • November 18 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") in the VOB v. Stichting Leenrecht case (C-17415) has recently provided some clarifications in


Copyright rules fitting the digital era?
  • K&L Gates
  • European Union
  • November 23 2016

On September 2016, the Commission presented the Copyright reform, a legislative 'Package', consisting of measures of different nature, to adapt the


CJEU: Landmark decision on digital lending of e-books
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Global
  • November 15 2016

On 10 November 2016, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) rendered a landmark decision on the lending of e-books. Public libraries may rely on


To the ECJ, the broadcasting of TV programmes in a rehab facility constitutes a “communication to the public”
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • European Union
  • June 23 2016

On 31 May 2016, by request of the Regional Court of Cologne, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) defined the correct interpretation to be given to


DSM Watch: A closer look at the draft EU Regulation on online transmissions of broadcasting organisations and closed networks
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • September 21 2016

Last week, the European Commission officially released a communication on its endeavours to modernize the EU copyright rules. The paper was


Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market: What you need to know
  • Brodies LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 6 2016

Following recent leaks of the Draft Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (“the Directive”) and the EU Commission’s Communication