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CJEU decision finds that requiring ISPs to filter content is illegal
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union
  • November 28 2011

The case of Sabam v Tiscali in the Belgian courts in 2007 addressed whether the court should grant injunctive relief to SABAM (the Belgian Society of Authors, Composers, and Publishers) against the Internet Service Provider (“ISP”), Tiscali, imposing an obligation on the ISP to stop infringements of SABAM’s intellectual property by making it impossible for Tiscali’s users to use “peer-to-peer” (“P2P”) software to transmit infringing files containing musical compositions


Can you copy software without infringement?
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 12 2011

The AG recommends that copying functionality without the code is unobjectionable


IP snapshot - January 2013
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union
  • January 25 2013

The CJEU has given its long-awaited and much-anticipated decision in the ONELOMEL case, which turned on the issue of the extent of geographical use


The EU’s Portability proposal - an attainable step towards a Digital Single Market
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union
  • December 14 2015

On 8 December 2015, the European Commission released a set of proposals on moving towards a “modern, more European copyright framework”, as part of


IP snapshot march 2012
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2012

TRADE MARKS


Cops escape copyright liability but caught on database right in phone code list
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

Forensic Telecommunications Services Ltd (“FTS”) brought claims against West Yorkshire Police (“WYP”) and Mr Hirst, a detective employed by WYP, for infringement of copyright and database right and misuse of confidential information concerning a table of address data, referred to as the “PM Abs” addresses


IP snapshot
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2012

The High Court has refused to grant a stay of proceedings for infringement of a Community Trade Mark under Article 104(1) of the CTM Regulation where there were parallel proceedings before OHIM


IP snapshot August 2014
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 21 2014

The ECJ has ruled that a trade mark can be registered for a service bringing together services. In this case, a price comparison website applied to


IP snapshot February 2014
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 4 2014

The Court of Appeal has upheld the judgment of Briggs J under the doctrine of extended passing off that Chobani, by marketing a yoghurt made outside


Force India Formula One Team Ltd v Aerolab SRL and another 2013 EWCA Civ 780, 3 July 2013
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • August 30 2013

The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal from a ruling of the High Court that a Formula One racing team had infringed the copyright and misused the