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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


Compensations scheme may be necessary for private use exception
  • William Fry
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

In the recent case of BASCA and Others v The Secretary for State for Business, Innovation and Skills 2015 EWHC 2041 Mr. Justice Green in the High


ISPs face the cost of implementing a graduated response system to deal with copyright infringers
  • LK Shields
  • European Union, Ireland
  • July 8 2015

UPC Communications, an internet service provider (ISP), has been ordered by the Irish Commercial Court to implement a graduated response system (GRS


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


Case C-40308 FA Premier League v QC Leisure and Case C-42908 Karen Murphy v Media Protection Services Limited
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 7 2011

The ECJ judgment has been widely reported by the scoreline ‘Pub Landlady 2 FAPL 0’


A pause in private copying?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 29 2015

The Personal Copies for Private Use exception to copyright infringement came into force in October 2014 to permit copying of lawfully acquired


CJEU rules on whether ‘framing’ amounts to copyright infringement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 30 2014

On 21 October 2014 the CJEU had to decide in the case of Bestwater whether embedding content in a website via "framing" constitutes "communication to


The interplay between digital media and the first sale doctrine
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • April 3 2013

The first sale doctrine allows owners of copies of copyrighted works (e.g. used books, CDs, DVDs) to resell their copies without restriction, and it


EU copyright: no resale of digital content except for software?
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • European Union
  • February 3 2015

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has decided that the rule of exhaustion of the distribution right upon first sale (in the U.S. known as the "first