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UK High Court quashes copyright exception for private copying
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2015

Last month we reported on the case of BASCA v Secretary of State for Business and Innovation in which Green J held that the Government's introduction


High Court refuses injunction over Irish Edition of the UK Times
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • July 28 2015

The High Court has refused an application by the Irish Times for injunctions restraining the Times of London from using the words "The Times Irish


UK: pause and record functionality
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2015

Rovi Guides Inc ("Rovi") lost its appeal against an earlier decision (2014 EWHC 2301 (Pat)) that its patent was invalid for "obviousness". The


UK exit from the EU: sector by sector - telecoms and media
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

The regulatory framework for telecoms networks and services in the UK is primarily established under the Communications Act 2003. This piece of


Rules against the trivialisation of short-term, high-cost credit adverts - Committee of Advertising Practice guidance
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

The Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice ("BCAP") Code regulates the content of television advertisements broadcast by channels and stations


UK Supreme Court reaffirms its "hardline" approach to the law of passing off
  • Rouse
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

It all started in 2012, when Starbucks (the broadcasters not baristas!) was not best pleased to learn of Sky's intention to launch its new "NOW TV"


Financial Regulatory Developments 17 July - Advertising Standards Agency (ASA)
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2015

ASA has ruled that a radio advertisement advertising Direct Line Landlord Insurance was misleading as it appeared to treat landlords as synonymous


Legal briefing: Defamation (Operators of Websites) Regulations 2013
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 14 2015

The Defamation Act 2013, and the accompanying Defamation (Operators of Websites) Regulations 2013, have both now been in force for around eighteen


Vodka maker to appeal ASA ad ban
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 10 2015

Diageo Great Britain Ltd. reportedly plans to appeal the U.K. Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA’s) decision to ban a Smirnoff advertisement


Going to market - consumer law update
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law has increased significantly in the past 12 months, with increased penalties, new fair trading