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CJEU rules on scope of protection granted to technological protection measures
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2014

The CJEU has ruled on the extent to which Article 6 of the Information Society Directive (200129EC) protects technological protection measures

Spanish Supreme Court requests the CJEU to provide a preliminary ruling regarding compensation for moral prejudice in cases of intellectual property rights infringement
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, Spain
  • March 30 2015

On 12 January 2015, the Civil Chamber of the Spanish Supreme Court issued an Order (hereinafter, the "Order") presenting a question for preliminary

No reduced VAT rate for downloadable, streamable e-books
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, France, Luxembourg
  • July 31 2015

In March 2015, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") ruled infringement procedures against France and Luxembourg (cases C-47913 and C-50213). In

European pharmaceuticals & healthcare newsletter - April 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, France, Hungary, Italy, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

This is a rare example of a major product liability dispute being referred to the European Court of Justice ("ECJ"). The two issues to be decided by

ECJ rules that the broadcasting of music within private dental practices does not entitle music producers to remuneration
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, Italy
  • May 31 2012

On 15 March 2012, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a preliminary ruling on the questions referred by the Italian Court of Appeal of Turin in the occasion of a proceeding regarding the obligation of a dentist to pay a remuneration to the phonogram producers for the broadcasting of phonograms in his dental practice by way of background music

Digital media update
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 25 2012

Welcome to the January edition of our quarterly Digital Media Update

High Court ruling in catch up TV case
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union
  • February 29 2012

Further to the original judgment in ITV Broadcasting Limited & others v TV Catchup Limited in July 2011, Justice Floyd has handed down a further judgment to confirm which of the issues highlighted in the July judgment should be referred to the European Court of Justice and the terms of those questions to be referred

European Court of Justice rules on Spanish private copying levy
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, Spain
  • December 7 2010

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld the right of copyright businesses in the EU to ask for a private copying levy, but disapproved of how Spain applied it indiscriminately

ECtHR finds no breach of Article 10 right to freedom of expression where website held liable for users' defamatory comments
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Estonia, European Union
  • November 11 2013

The European Court of Human Rights ("ECtHR") has unanimously held in Delfi AS v Estonia (No. 6456909) that Article 10 (freedom of expression) of the

Broadcasters can prohibit streamed internet retransmission of their broadcasts by the "communication to the public" right
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union
  • March 19 2013

On 7th March the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") held in ITV Broadcasting Ltd and others v TV Catchup Ltd1that live streaming