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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


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


IP & IT Newsticker in CEESEE
  • Wolf Theiss
  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ukraine, European Union, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia
  • December 14 2016

On 15 September 2016, the CJEU ruled in the Tobias McFadden case that a vendor offering an open free Wi-Fi network to the public cannot be held liable


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


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


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


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


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


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


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