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Copyright protection of monkey selfies and other non-human works
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 26 2014

In recent weeks, the media has been reporting on the ongoing copyright dispute between British wildlife photographer David Slater and Wikimedia, the


Freedom of espresso by way of parody
  • Marks & Clerk
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • February 24 2014

A morning visit to the local Starbucks en route to work is a familiar routine for many of us and a visit which seldom produces any surprises other


Dumb and dumber? A brief review of parody defences in the UK
  • D Young & Co
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • February 20 2014

In mid-February, a coffee shop was opened in Los Angeles called "Dumb Starbucks". The get-up of the café was very similar to the well-known


The cost of a tattoo may have just got higher
  • Schillings
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 16 2013

While anyone seeking to use a model or high profile individual as part of their business would reasonably expect that any agreement would include the


The Star Wars action figures battle is now over
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 29 2011

Lucasfilm Ltd v Ainsworth, 2011 UKSC 39, is about intellectual property rights in the Star Wars action figures which Ainsworth helped to design for Lucasfilm, many decades ago


Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge


US copyrights: the termination right
  • Swan Turton LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • February 14 2013

Authors of copyright works created after 1 January 1978 have the right to regain the ownership of these in the US after 35 years. Transfers of


Setting the record straight in the DCMA: UK blogger censored by questionable use of US copyright law
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 14 2013

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is sometimes criticized for creating more problems than it solves. Section 512 of the DMCA provides a


Common copyright mistakes small businesses make
  • Bean Kinney & Korman PC
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 2 2014

Recently, I was asked, "What are the most common mistakes that small businesses make?" There are several, but the first two that came to mind


Digital and social media rights: playing the advantage or should we call foul?
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 15 2014

Football fans' excitement as the long, dark 33 days without top class football finally ended with the start of the Premier League season on 16 August