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IP & Technology Review 14 March 2017
  • Roschier
  • European Union, Finland, Sweden
  • March 14 2017

In its judgement C-42715 of 18 January 2017 (NEW WAVE CZ, a.s. v. ALLTOYS, spol s.r.o.), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) assessed


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


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


How legal are the football broadcasts in pubs?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • January 31 2008

In the case of Karen Murphy v Media Protection Services Limited 2007 EWHC 3091 (Admin), the English High Court upheld the finding of the Portsmouth Crown Court that the Appellant had committed an offence under Section 297(1) of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA


Conditional access - “illicit device” and Euro defences
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • September 10 2008

Karen Murphy, you will recall, is the pub landlady from Southsea, England who liked to entertain customers with live Premier League matches courtesy of the Greek satellite system, Nova


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


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