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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


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


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


An artistic licence? The Digital Economy Bill is published
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 26 2009

The UK Parliament has now published the Digital Economy Bill, which makes a number of controversial amendments to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and includes key provisions relating to the regulation of online file-sharing and copyright protection and licensing generally


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


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


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


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


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


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