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


Ruling against Duran Duran highlights the importance of foreign law advice
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 22 2016

Duran Duran’s loss of a recent High Court case emphasises the importance of taking foreign law advice when dealing with IP rights that exist outside


Duran Duran Comes Undone in Fight Over Copyright Termination Rights: English Court Rules Section 203 Notices Breach Band’s Publishing Agreements
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 20 2016

Earlier this month, Justice Arnold of England’s High Court of Justice ruled that members of the music group Duran Duran breached their agreements with


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


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


Star Wars Stormtrooper helmets English floodgates open to cross-border IP litigation...?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 25 2011

The UK's highest court of appeal, the Supreme Court, decided that Lucasfilm's UK copyright was not infringed by the manufacture and sale of replica Star Wars Stormtrooper helmets in the UK


Ed Sheeran the latest target of copyright lawsuit
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 13 2016

News broke last week that pop star Ed Sheeran is being sued by California songwriter duo Martin Harrington and Tom Leonard. The suit relates to


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


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


Four copyright disputes in the music industry
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • China, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 25 2015

We continue to read of copyright disputes in the music business and this month is no exception. The first case comes from China, where Beijing was