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McFadden: Advocate General opines that providers of free wifi service are covered by mere conduit defence
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union
  • August 31 2016

Advocate General Szpunar has published his opinion on the issue of whether the operator of a business which offers a free Wi-Fi network is liable for


GS Media: Advocate General opines that hyperlinking to freely available content is not in itself an infringement, even if the content is infringing
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union
  • August 31 2016

Advocate General Wathelet has opined that hyperlinking to protected works freely available on another website is not in itself an infringement of


EU: DSM-Watch - Commission staff working document on copyright reform leaked
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • August 30 2016

As part of the Commissions Digital Single Market Strategy, the European copyright rules are also under review. So far, a rather general communication


EU: DSM-Watch - Commission staff working document on copyright reform leaked
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • August 26 2016

As part of the Commissions Digital Single Market Strategy, the European copyright rules are also under review. So far, a rather general communication


Private Copying Levies Cannot Be Paid from Central Government Funds
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 24 2016

A recent decision by the Court of Justice of the EU ("CJEU") has held that a system in Spain whereby the equitable remuneration payable in respect of


The music industry takes on ‘safe harbor’
  • Eversheds
  • European Union, USA
  • August 19 2016

Nearly 200 artists have signed a letter addressed to the US Congress asking for reform of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The artists argue that


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


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


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


EU Digital Agenda: What to look out for after summer 2016
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • August 4 2016

On 6 June, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) presented its draft 'Guidelines on the Implementation by National