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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


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


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


Hotel operators must pay for TV programs
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • October 7 2011

The Higher Regional Court of Munich confirmed in a decision that has now become legally binding (Decision dated 30 June 2011 file no.: 6 Sch 1409 WG) that hotel operators are obligated by law to pay appropriate remuneration to private broadcasting companies for the use of TV and radio programs


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


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


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


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


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