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The Digital Economy Act
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2010

The controversial Digital Economy Act is now law after being approved by the House of Commons by a majority of 142 votes, the House of Lords and receiving Royal Assent


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"


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


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


Government announces review of UK intellectual property law
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2010

Prime Minister, David Cameron, has revealed the Government's programme to facilitate better high-tech innovation in the UK


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


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


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


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