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No copyright infringement by embedding third party content in frames
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • April 3 2013

The defendant granted on its website access to the e-commerce platform Amazon. Access was provided in a frame embedded in the defendant’s website


German court denies personality right infringements by autocomplete suggestions
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • January 16 2013

Search engines on the internet and other platforms often use autocomplete functions to facilitate search function for internet users. Steered by


Keyword advertising with third party trademarks does not infringe if visually separated from search results
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • February 5 2013

The Federal Court of Justice has confirmed its case-law on the admissibility of keyword advertising with third party trademarks. The function of the


The Ever-Expanding Concept of Personal Data
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • November 9 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that dynamic IP addresses are capable of constituting personal data under certain


Where’s the beef? - 5 minutes for the highlights of German Competition Act reform
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • June 8 2017

The 9th reform of the German Competition Act is due to take effect on 9 June 2017. It primarily transposes the EU Cartel Damages Directive into German


V-log: Filesharing - Illegal uploads & secondary liability of account holders
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • November 17 2016

In this IP Enforcement Focus v-log, we report on a very surprising recent decision of the German Supreme Court dealing with illegal file sharing and


CJEU rules on whether ‘framing’ amounts to copyright infringement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 30 2014

On 21 October 2014 the CJEU had to decide in the case of Bestwater whether embedding content in a website via "framing" constitutes "communication to


Germany: Federal Court of Justice took a view on Google’s autocomplete function
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • June 13 2013

In the decision of 14 May 2013 (Docket No. VI ZR 26912) the Federal Court of Justice ("FCJ") held that predictions in Google's autocomplete function


Non-compliance with e-commerce rules is misleading advertisement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • January 10 2013

The Court of Appeal of Bremen (German version of the decision) has recently confirmed that competitors and consumer associations in Germany may challenge


Domain name owners can request rectification of wrong whois entries
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • April 26 2012

FEDERAL COURT OF JUSTICE, DECISION OF 18 JANUARY 2012, I ZR 18710 ("GEWINN.DE"