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The UK’s first ‘live’ blocking order prevents users accessing Premier League football streams
  • Bristows LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2017

Over the last decade, in particular, the English courts have shown a strong resolve to tackle online infringements of IP rights, and also an ability

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

Site blocking orders evolve to combat live streaming
  • Stobbs IP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2017

On 13 March, the High Court took an evolutionary step in the law relating to online blocking injunctions. Justice Arnold concluded in Football

Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market: What you need to know
  • Brodies LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 6 2016

Following recent leaks of the Draft Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (“the Directive”) and the EU Commission’s Communication

Website operator jailed for distributing copyright infringing copies of musical works: R v Evans
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

Is operating a website that provides links to torrent websites which facilitates unauthorized downloading of musical works a criminal offence? If so

Screenshotting in Snapchat - Copyright Law Concerns
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

Snapchat, the fast-growing social media networkmessaging app, has spawned some copyright controversy in the United Kingdom. In a recent Q&A session

The “it's complicated” relationship between social media and Australian copyright law - can the ALRC's fair use exception help?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • April 2 2014

Following Oxford Dictionaries' decision to Crown "selfie" as "Word of the Year" for 2013, we saw a particularly famous one "break" Twitter and spark

How not to enforce intellectual property rights lessons from Mediacat Limited v. Adams & Ors
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2011

MediaCAT was an online monitoring company set up to make money by bringing copyright infringement claims (relating to adult content) against users of Internet file sharing sites

High Court orders ISPs to block their customers from receiving unauthorised streaming of Premier League football matches
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

Following on from a number of decisions in which internet service providers (ISPs) were ordered to block their customers from accessing websites

AFD Software Limited v DCML
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2015

A licensee of postcode look up software was found not to have been in breach of a licence which restricted the use of the software to a “public