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

The AG recommends that copying functionality without the code is unobjectionable


Force India Formula One Team Ltd v Aerolab SRL and another 2013 EWCA Civ 780, 3 July 2013
  • CMS
  • 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


IP snapshot February 2014
  • CMS
  • 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


Copyright exceptions: major expansion to reflect Hargreaves recommendations
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • January 16 2013

The Government launched a consultation in December 2011 to canvass views on expanding the list of copyright exceptions or "permitted acts" under the


SAS v WPLl: who dares, loses
  • CMS
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 4 2012

In brief, World Programming Ltd (WPL) was a competitor of SAS Institute Inc. (SAS Institute


Cops escape copyright liability but caught on database right in phone code list
  • CMS
  • 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


CJEU decision finds that requiring ISPs to filter content is illegal
  • CMS
  • 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


A European Premier League: final whistle blows on football rights at the CJEU
  • CMS
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 5 2011

The FAPL markets the television broadcasting rights for Premier League matches


A levy big headache?
  • CMS
  • European Union
  • June 29 2011

National courts obliged to find a way to impose copyright levies on those based outside of their jurisdiction


IP snapshot May 2011
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2011

The High Court has passed down judgment in relation to a judicial review brought by two of the UK's largest Internet Service Providers, relating to the legality and proportionality of the Digital Economy Act