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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

Legal protection of a database
  • Ulys
  • European Union
  • July 14 2017

Before the directive, national disparities were numerous. At most, one could see a general trend, under the influence of the case-law, to apply

Praxis des Immaterialgüterrechts in der Europäischen Union
  • Meyerlustenberger Lachenal
  • European Union
  • July 13 2017

Die diesjährige Wintertagung des Instituts für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz INGRES zur Praxis des Immaterialgüterrechts in der Europäischen Union fand im

The Pirate Bay - A Communication to the Public
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • June 26 2017

The CJEU has held that making available and managing a peer-to-peer file-sharing site like 'The Pirate Bay' may be copyright infringement. The

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

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

Cutting through it all: practical ways to respond to online IP infringement
  • Osborne Clarke
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 5 2017

It’s a scenario which happens all-too frequently. It comes to your attention that your IP is being infringed online - be that original media content

Is hyperlinking copyright infringement? EU vs. US
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • October 31 2016

Over in Europe, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has recently been hyperactive in the area of hyperlinking and copyright, at least

Goodbye M’Hearties! - CJEU rules ‘The Pirate Bay’ online sharing platform infringes copyright
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 4 2017

On 14 June, the CJEU handed down its judgment in Stichting Brein v Ziggo BV and XS4ALL Internet BV (C-61015) finding that the operators of file

Copyright exceptions fifty shades of parody
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 6 2015

On 1 October 2014 the Copyright and Rights in Performances (Quotation and Parody) Regulations 2014 came into effect in the United Kingdom, modifying