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Pink Floyd come out from the dark side of the moon in royalties dispute
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 2 2010

Pink Floyd have taken the crown in their recent royalty dispute with record company EMI


Because I say so - the Digital Economy Bill takedown rules
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

Amendments made last week to the Digital Economy Bill have the potential seriously to impact upon the ability of sites such as YouTube to show freely content posted by users


Protect your brand now cheaper than ever
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 12 2009

When looking to distinguish your business or brand from others in your field, one of the most effective ways to do so is by use of a trade mark


Patently a benefit from hard work
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 11 2009

In general, any invention which is created by an employee in the normal course of his employment will belong to his employer


A picture is worth two thousand... pounds
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 8 2009

Getty Images, the stock photography agency, has won another litigation dispute over unauthorised use of one of its digital images


Contentious clauses, Lord Lucas and better broadband - welcome to Digital Britain
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2010

The controversial clause of the Digital Economy Bill which allows the Secretary of State to make changes to copyright law using secondary legislation, is to be diluted after a severe backlash from consumer groups, members of the public, businesses and several members of the House of Lords


Court saves Oink creator's bacon in file-sharing ‘ambush'
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2010

The creator of the BitTorrent tracking site Oink's Pink Palace (Oink), Alan Ellis, has been cleared of conspiracy to defraud the music industry by a jury at Teesside Crown Court


European Commission moots future role for ISPs in tackling IPR infringement
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 27 2011

The European Commission has issued a report ("the Report") assessing the implementation and impact of the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Directive 200448EC ("the Directive"


If you buy a counterfeit bag, make sure you have a genuine wallet!
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • Italy, United Kingdom
  • June 16 2010

A tourist in Italy found herself with a 1000 euro fine after purchasing a counterfeit Louis Vuitton handbag from a vendor on a beach in the area of Jesolo near Venice


Left in the dark: Wikipedia embarks on blackout protest
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2012

For a period of 24 hours, beginning at 5am on 18 January, Wikipedia has joined the blackout protest against U.S. anti-piracy campaigns