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IP & technology review 26 January 2015
  • Roschier
  • Finland, Sweden
  • January 26 2015

The Swedish Supreme Administrative Court has in its recent decisions (642-14; 571-14) ruled on the exception from the data protection rules for


Doing Business in Canada: A Legal Overview
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2015

It has been said that Canada is one of the most unique and enjoyable places in the world for a non-Canadian to explore. Here we


California Court of Appeal switcheroo: software constitutes technology transfer agreement
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

The California Court of Appeal held that receipts from Nortel's license of computer programs used to operate a telephone company's switch hardware were not subject to sales tax


IP snapshot
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 23 2011

Advocate General Bot has issued his opinion regarding the scope of protection conferred by copyright on computer programs in Case C-40610 SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd, a referral from the High Court


High Court of England and Wales assesses issues of liability and damages in misuse of customer database
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

In a case concerning the misuse of a customer database, the High Court of England and Wales has assessed damages for breach of confidence


General Counsel update - February 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • February 27 2014

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Free Trade Agreement Covering the major economies of the Pacific Rim, is thought to be Nearing signature


Intellectual property, media and IT - 3rd quarter 2013
  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
  • Portugal
  • November 11 2013

Law No. 552012 of 6 September was adopted, subject to reservation by some of the organisations that are part of this sector's value chain, with a


A common story: software developer loses rights
  • Wigley + Company
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2013

Here’s a story, where a developer lost rights to software it developed, that’s similar to others we see: a developer doing work for a customer on the


Open source licenses: key Federal Circuit ruling on enforceability
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • September 10 2008

A recent ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Jacobsen v. Katzer, No. 08-1001 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 13, 2008), found that the terms of an open source license are “enforceable copyright conditions,” allowing a plaintiff to assert a copyright infringement claim if a user of open source software fails to comply with the terms of the license


Open source copyright infringement
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2008

A Federal Court of Appeal in the US held last month that the breach of an open source software licence constituted copyright infringement