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Twitter tackles takedowns but has much changed?
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 3 2015

Modern communication has changed, talking has become old-fashioned, instead people 'tweet',' like', 'retweet', 'unlike' and 'favourite'. Social media

UK High Court quashes copyright exception for private copying
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2015

Last month we reported on the case of BASCA v Secretary of State for Business and Innovation in which Green J held that the Government's introduction

Industry year in review 2014
  • Lee & Thompson
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

The UK recorded music market achieved another billion-pound-plus year in 2014, just 1.6 down on 2013. Drilling down on this relatively static

High Court of England and Wales forces ISPs to block copyright-infringing book websites
  • Minter Ellison
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

The High Court of England and Wales has used its powers under UK copyright law to force the five main internet service providers (ISPs) in the UK -

UK: copyright exception ruled to be out of tune by denying the music industry ‘fair compensation’
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

On 19 June 2015 Mr Justice Green handed down a judicial review decision in the High Court in favour of music industry organisations (UK Music 2009

Permitted scope of cable retransmission defence referred to CJEU
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

The English Court of Appeal has sought a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding a copyright defence covering

Andreas Gursky’s licensing battle over super hero images revealed
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • United Kingdom
  • June 1 2015

Leaked Sony emails have shown how Gagosian Gallery, who represent the German artist Andreas Gursky, worked for months to enable the artist to use

Marvel at the movies: how not to license your IP
  • BrookStreet des Roches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

With the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, the "Marvel Cinematic Universe" has become the highest grossing movie franchise of all-time. However

ITV v TVCatchup real time streaming and another referral to the CJEU
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2015

In the latest twist to the real time streaming dispute between ITV and TVCatchup that began in 2011, the Court of Appeal has decided to refer further

Is legislation finally catching up with the digital revolution?
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2015

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has published a consultation on the possibility of amending three areas of broadcasting regulations