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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


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


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


Supreme Court to revisit rules concerning international exhaustion of copyright
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2010

Signaling that it intends to wade into waters last visited in Quality King Distributors, Inc. v. L’Anza Research Int’l, Inc., 523 U.S. 135 (1998), the Supreme Court this week agreed to review Omega v. Costco Wholesale Corp


Licensing without hiccups
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2009

Christmas is fast approaching and operators should ensure that any Temporary Event Notices required for Christmas functions (either additional hours or activities) are submitted in good time and certainly no later than 10 clear working days before the function, which is the statutory deadline


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


European court ruling on copyright royalties
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Sweden
  • January 23 2009

The European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) has issued an important judgment in December 2008 on excessive and discriminatory pricing issues in respect of copyright royalties by a copyright collection society STIM, on a reference from the Swedish courts under Article 234 EC on a claim by the commercial broadcasters Kanal 5 Limited and TV4 AB


Lenz v. Universal Music Corp., et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2009

Court upholds magistrate’s order granting motion to compel production of communications between in-house counsel, client, and third party where defendant failed to establish that communications were made to third party in furtherance of common legal interest


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


Hey Papi! Big Pimpin' thinks you ain’t no playa when it comes to his 4040 mark
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2010

As many of you baseball fans surely know, "4040" is a term reserved for ballplayers who have hit 40 home runs and stolen 40 bases in a single season