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High Court of England and Wales forces ISPs to block copyright-infringing book websites
  • Minter Ellison
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

The High Court of England and Wales has used its powers under UK copyright law to force the five main internet service providers (ISPs) in the UK -

Limiting reputational damage
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

Despite a surprise rise in defamation claims in 2014, libel actions are largely a thing of the past. The official statistics show a substantial

UK goodwill still reigns "supreme"
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2015

The question to the Supreme Court was whether a claimant in a passing off action needs to have actual customers in the UK or whether it is sufficient

GB: Commission reminds operators that bitcoin is “money’s worth”
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2015

The Gambling Commission has “written to a number of website operators offering prizes of money or money’s worth to gamblers in Britain that are not

Out with the new, in with the old?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2015

'The best moments in reading are when you come across something a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things that you'd thought special

Permitted scope of cable retransmission defence referred to CJEU
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

The English Court of Appeal has sought a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding a copyright defence covering

Passing off in the UK, Australia and New Zealand: a divergence in criteria
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • May 29 2015

On 13 May 2015, the UK Supreme Court affirmed the traditional requirements for the tort of passing off. The Court maintained that a claimant must

Bus company stops campaign after ads fuel controversy
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 29 2015

In the latest example of an advertising campaign igniting a social media firestorm, a bus company has halted an advertising campaign intended to

Domain names and sports teams
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2015

In the early stages of the internet domain names were used as a way to locate specific computers on the internet often referred to as 'signposting'

ITV v TVCatchup real time streaming and another referral to the CJEU
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2015

In the latest twist to the real time streaming dispute between ITV and TVCatchup that began in 2011, the Court of Appeal has decided to refer further