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European Commission Adopts New EU Copyright Rules
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

The Commission's proposals aim to reform EU Copyright laws as part of its package of proposals towards an EU Digital Single Market. On 14 September


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


What you need to know about the now official proposals for a Digital Single Market and package of new EU Copyright reforms Number 2
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

Our last blog here was based on a leaked version of the proposed changes to copyright in the EU. The official press release from the European


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


English Court of Appeal's judgment in Football Dataco v. Sportradar has implications for claims against Pinterest, Tumblr and other social media sites, but European Court will have final say
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2013

In its judgment of 6 February 2013, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales confirmed what many had predicted and many more had feared: that "the


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


CJEU issues ruling on internet browsing technology in the Meltwater case
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) today issued its decision in the Meltwater Case C-36013, a long-running (5 year) dispute between


The “world wide” web: a recent UK approach to determining copyright jurisdiction
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 23 2015

Determining a website's jurisdiction (or jurisdictions) can be complex. For example, the website may be hosted in one country, but receive visitor


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


Damages claim for infringement of copyright in photographs
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2015

In the case of Absolute Lofts South West London Limited v Artisan Home Improvements Limited and another 2015 EWHC 2608 (IPEC), the Intellectual