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DSM Watch: Online platforms - Commission communication to be the next major milestone on the road to a Digital Single Market
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 28 2016

The EU Commission looks set next month to release a new communication providing policy guidelines as to the direction it wishes to take for on-line


Hyperlinking to unauthorised content does not itself constitute copyright infringement, says Advocate General
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • April 25 2016

The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has stated in a legal opinion that posting a link to a website that contains "freely


Open Wi-Fi networks free from copyright liabilityfor now
  • Bristows LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • April 20 2016

The parties in the main proceedings were the recorded-music company, Sony Music and a German businessman, Mr McFadden. In the course of his business


Europe - When is hyperlinking lawful?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union
  • April 20 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), Europe's highest court, has been advised to rule that providing hyperlinks to freely accessible


Advocate General - Hyperlinking is lawful regardless whether content was uploaded with or without permission
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 12 2016

Hyperlinks are yet again on the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU) agenda. Whilst in 2014, the decision Svensson (C-46612) and


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


CJEU Advocate General: Retailers Offering Free Wi-Fi Not Liable for Patrons’ Copyright Infringements
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • April 11 2016

In a dispute between the operator of a public Wi-Fi network and Sony Music over the download of copyright-protected music via that network, the Court


EU Political Update: 11 - 15 April 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union
  • April 11 2016

On 6 April 2016, in response to the ongoing migrant crisis, the European Commission issued a Communication setting out alternative options for a


EU Commission Public Consultation on Copyright Value Chain and “Panorama Exception”
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union
  • April 5 2016

On March 23, 2016 the EU Commission launched a public consultation (“Consultation“) on the following topics: the role of publishers in copyright


DSM Watch: EU Commission launches consultation on neighbouring rights for publishers and on ‘panorama exception’
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 4 2016

The European Commission recently launched a new public consultation on the role of publishers in the copyright value chain and on the so-called