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Ofcom fines Playboy for failing to protect children
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2013

Ofcom fined Playboy £100,000 for having inadequate age verification systems in place as part of their access controls. Ofcom disagreed with Playboy’s


Working Party releases opinion on apps on smart devices
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • April 3 2013

On 13 March 2013, the Working Party released its Opinion (adopted on 27 February 2013), which addresses key data protection issues surrounding the


The Netherlands opens market for online games of chance
  • Bird & Bird
  • Netherlands
  • June 20 2013

Draft legislative proposal online games of chance in consultation, please click here to view the proposal. Recently, the long expected draft


High Court has jurisdiction to order ISPs to block websites which infringe trade marks
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 20 2014

The High Court handed down its decision in Cartier International and Others vs BSkyB and others 2014 EWHC 3354 (Ch) on 17 October 2014, holding that


IP case report - September 2014
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2014

Birss J held that the use of the word PINK by Victoria's Secret on its clothing and as the name of its retail outlets infringed Thomas Pink's


France: CNIL publishes new cookie guidance
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • December 18 2013

On December 17, 2013, the French Data Protection Authority - CNIL - published its new cookie guidance


Digital Britain the final report
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2009

The final Digital Britain Report was published in June 2009


Irish Data Protection Authority releases ‘cookie obligation’ letters
  • Bird & Bird
  • Ireland
  • February 4 2013

The Irish DPA wrote to around 80 websites seeking information on the steps that they have taken to meet the so called "cookie" obligations placed upon


When is an ecommerce platform provider liable for IPR infringement through online transactions? Beijing higher court issues guidance
  • Bird & Bird
  • China
  • June 26 2013

The Beijing Higher People's Court recently issued guidance on the liability of ecommerce platform service providers where third party intellectual


German court decides that the split of online music copyrights is invalid
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • December 14 2009

The Regional Court of Munich has decided that the music industry’s common practice of splitting online rights conflicts with German copyright law