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Replicas at risk: extension of UK copyright protection for 'industrially produced' artistic works imminent
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2016

Imminent changes to UK copyright law will see designers of 'industrially produced' artistic works afforded the same length of copyright protection as

Real Law, Virtual Reality
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2016

The sort of technology that immerses us in virtual reality ("VR") worlds we once viewed flatly on computer screens has, for several years now, been

Copyright (Free Public Showing or Playing) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 laid before Parliament following government consultation
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2016

The new Copyright (Free Public Showing or Playing) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 are set to bring rightsholders to the end of a period of some

Government confirms amendment to Section 72 CDPA
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 10 2016

We have previously commented on the Government's further consultationlaunched in March 2016 in relation to amending Section 72 of the Copyright

Calling time on unauthorised broadcasts
  • Bristows LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 6 2016

The UK Government has today announced the result of its consultation and technical review of the proposed changes to Section 72 of the Copyright

“Making Available” Right Explained Under U.S. Law
  • Offit Kurman
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

Two treaties from the World Intellectual Property Organization require member states to recognize a copyright holders' exclusive right to "make

UK: Digital Pirates Due a Decade
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

In July 2015 the UK Government began a consultation on increasing the maximum custodial sentence for criminal online copyright infringement under the

Screenshotting in Snapchat - Copyright Law Concerns
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

Snapchat, the fast-growing social media networkmessaging app, has spawned some copyright controversy in the United Kingdom. In a recent Q&A session

Jó hír a jogtulajdonosoknak: a sportközvetítésben foglalt szerzői jogot egy 8 másodperces videoklip is sértheti
  • Bird & Bird
  • Hungary, United Kingdom
  • April 19 2016

Az Egyesült Királyság legfelsőbb bírósága (“High Court”) egy friss ítéletében kimondta, hogy egy olyan mobiltelefonos applikáció, amely lehetővé

Sporting Clip App is hit for six: tech platform infringes copyright with no defence of fair dealing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2016

A recent High Court decision decided that an App, fanatix, which enabled users to use screen capture technology to make clips of sporting broadcasts