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Contractual anti-oral variation clauses do not prevent variation orally
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 16 2016

The UK Court of Appeal has confirmed that parties may vary a contract orally despite the contract containing a clause requiring all variations to be

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

Has there been a ‘communication to the public’ amounting to copyright infringement? The Grand Chamber considered the correct criteria for a ‘communication to the public’ which may have an impact on the pending ruling on hyperlinks
  • Eversheds
  • European Union
  • August 18 2016

Following a request by the French Government, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice (the ‘Court’), which constitutes all 13 judges and

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

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

European Court of Justice Strengthens Rights of Authors, Performers and Phonogram Producers
  • White & Case LLP
  • European Union
  • August 1 2016

A new judgement issued by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) requires a business offering television or radio programs in its

Fair compensation system for private copying contrary to EU law
  • Grau & Angulo
  • European Union, Spain
  • August 8 2016

In a June 9 2016 judgment (Case C-47014) the European Court of Justice (ECJ) resolved the request for a preliminary ruling raised by the Spanish

Removing Infringing Content on ISPs Hosted in Thailand and the European Union
  • Tilleke & Gibbins
  • European Union, Thailand
  • July 27 2016

Online copyright infringement is a widespread problem. Infringing content that is uploaded to the Internet in one jurisdiction can be easily accessed

Hyperlinking to unlicensed Playboy photos is not copyright infringement says Advocate General
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • European Union
  • April 12 2016

We have previously reported here on this Dutch Supreme Court's reference (C-16015) to Europe's highest court but in a nutshell, in this dispute