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Your IP Valentine: Can Recipes Be Protected by Copyright?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 14 2017

According to the code of ethics of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, a culinary professional must not knowingly “appropriate

Think Before You Wi-Fi
  • Burness Paull LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 31 2017

I am sure that at some point we have all benefited from free public Wi-Fi. It is often of great importance when abroad or somewhere where 4G is not

Swimming against the stream: preventing live streaming of sporting events
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2017

When the umpire gave signal for Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to start what was dubbed the "Fight of the Century" on 2 May 2015, viewers at

EU Advocate General in favour of finding copyright infringement by indexing site The Pirate Bay
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • February 9 2017

The cases that deal with the meaning of “communication to the public” continue: in a current reference for a preliminary ruling, the European Court

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

Hyperlinking in Hamburg and Prague: How national courts apply GS Media
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Czech Republic, European Union, Germany
  • February 14 2017

On 8 September 2016, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) handed down judgment C-16015 on the means of hyperlinking which caught quite some

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

AG advocates finding of copyright infringement by The Pirate Bay
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union
  • February 15 2017

The CJEU has once again been asked to consider the meaning of "communication to the public" within Article 3(1) of the Copyright Directive. In

EU highest court says software licence terms can be ignored
  • AJ Park
  • European Union
  • June 27 2013

In 2012 the European Union's highest court, The Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) in the case UsedSoft v Oracle made the following

Will free Wi-Fi providers be paying the price for illegal downloads?
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 15 2017

This briefing considers a recent ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the case of McFadden v Sony1, which considered the extent to which