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2016 Copyright Year in Review
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 14 2017

Below are our selections of the most interesting developments in Canadian Copyright Law in 2016 from documentaries, toys, building plans, surveys


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


McCartney battles to reclaim copyright in Beatles' songs
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 27 2017

On 18th January 2017, Sir Paul McCartney filed a claim in the US against SonyATV Music Publishing LLC ('Sony') for a declaratory judgement. If


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


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


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


Twitter tackles takedowns but has much changed?
  • Michelmores LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 3 2015

Modern communication has changed, talking has become old-fashioned, instead people 'tweet',' like', 'retweet', 'unlike' and 'favourite'. Social media


Happy Birthday to you: the final verse?
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 30 2015

We have charted the progress of the dispute concerning the copyright in the song "Happy Birthday to You" over the past few months (see here and here


Get back to where you once belonged
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • April 6 2016

Under US law - the Copyright Act 1976 (the Act) - it is possible for artists to apply to reclaim copyright in their works 56 years after publication