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Internet streaming of TV broadcasts: your ‘one stop shop’ update on international copyright disputes
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 20 2013

Many of us have the kind of social schedule which interferes with our passion for Ricky Martin and The Voice. Of course, there are a plethora of


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


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


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


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


What is a "sculpture" for copyright purposes? Can an action be brought for the infringement of a foreign copyright?
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 21 2011

In an article published in March 2010, we commented on a decision of the English Court of Appeal which considered the meaning of the term "sculpture" in a copyright context as well as a conflict of law issue


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


UK Supreme Court holds that U.S. copyright claims are justiciable in English courts
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 30 2011

The UK Supreme Court has held that Star Wars Stormtrooper helmets are not sculptures due to their utilitarian nature and consequently do not constitute artistic works under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA