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Copyright owners beware! Supreme Court judgment defines author's distribution rights anew
  • Graf & Pitkowitz
  • Austria, European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 19 2016

In light of a European Court of Justice ruling, the Supreme Court recently overturned its earlier interpretation of an author's exclusive distribution right in relation to his or her work of art


Brexit - implications for the fashion and luxury brands industry
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 25 2016

As the dust settles after the vote for Brexit, the fashion industry and luxury brands sectors have been assessing the likely impact of the UK leaving


Sweepstakes & contests: a primer for user-generated content
  • Manhattan Advertising & Media Law Inc
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

In my previous blogpost about sweepstakes and contests, I addressed the primary differences between those two types of prize promotions (chance vs


Taiwan decriminalises specific types of secondary use of works
  • Formosa Transnational
  • Taiwan
  • March 24 2010

On 10th February 2010 Article 37 of the Copyright Act was amended and promulgated by Presidential Order Hua-Zong-(1)-Yi-Zih 09900029991 in order to decriminalise certain specific types of secondary use, with the intention of improving the stability of the licensing market


Circumventing conditional access, “illicit device” and copyright
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • July 30 2008

On 24 June 2008, in The Football Association Premier League Ltd v QC Leisure 2008 EWHC 1411, the FA Premier League (FAPL) suffered another potential setback in its campaign against pub landlords using foreign decoder cards in the United Kingdom to access foreign transmissions of live Premier League football matches, and the decoder suppliers


Technology newsletter - Industry News
  • Rouse
  • China, USA
  • July 15 2014

Latest news from the US is that Lindsay Lohan is suing games developer Rockstar Games in New York over using her likeness for a character called


Podcast: patent and trademark protection for technology in the sports and fitness industries
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

In the sports and fitness industries, technology is not only advancing games and activities, but the equipment itself is a technological innovation


Fashion industry puts on its game face
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2012

As fashion houses are presented with the ever-challenging goal of achieving and maintaining brand recognition, many are now attempting to engage consumers in both the real and virtual worlds


Advocate General gives opinion on access to Premier League football broadcasts
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2011

The Football Association Premier League Ltd ("FAPL") co-ordinate the filming of Premier League football matches and then licence the rights to use them


Betting rights hunting the snark
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2009

Recently, tournament organisers and other sport-related entities have started to speak about “betting rights” as if a new form of legal property had dawned