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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


Star Wars 2009: Revenge of the Clones
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2009

LucasFilm, the company behind the Star Wars movie series, has lost a copyright claim in the Court of Appeal against a prop designer who sells replica Stormtrooper helmets


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


Music company goes crazy over dancing baby
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 11 2010

US mum Stephanie Lenz filmed her toddler dancing to the Prince song "Let's Go Crazy" and posted the clip on YouTube for family and friends to see


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


Use it, or lose it
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2010

The Carlyle hotel in New York has had its UK trade mark, THE CARLYLE, revoked by the IPO on the basis of non-use within the UK


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


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


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"


3 strikes and we'll. do something - the Ofcom consultation
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2010

Ofcom is inviting comment on the consultation paper it issued last week proposing a "Code" for implementing the new Digital Economy Act 2010