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Getty sued for US$1 billion after US$120 demand to photographer
  • AJ Park
  • USA
  • August 26 2016

The photo agency Getty Images has been sued for more than US$1 billion after demanding a photographer pay compensation for 'infringing' the copyright

All That Glitters is Not Gold For Led Zeppelin’s Claim For Attorneys’ Fees
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2016

Legendary rockers Jimmy Page and Robert Plant are probably still flying high over their defense verdict earlier this summer in the “Stairway to

The “Ballers” In Your Court: Defending Copyrightable Expression
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

HBO's hit series Ballers came under attack in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California by a copyright infringement claim filed

Putting groundless threats to bed
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2016

Both parties to the case design and manufacture bed linen. T&A Textiles (T&A) claimed that certain bed linen sets sold by Hala Textile UK Ltd (Hala

Finer Points of Online Copyright Registration: the Single Application versus the Standard Application
  • Law Office of Joy R Butler
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

Registering the copyright in your creative work seems relatively simple. After all, the copyright registration process requires only sending the U.S

Private Copying Levies Cannot Be Paid from Central Government Funds
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • European Union, Ireland
  • August 24 2016

A recent decision by the Court of Justice of the EU ("CJEU") has held that a system in Spain whereby the equitable remuneration payable in respect of

What’s Up With Music Rights for Broadcasters and Webcasters? - A Presentation on Pending Issues
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

While this summer has perhaps not brought the big headlines in trade press about copyright issues involving broadcasters - particularly in the area

In a proposed class proceeding, the Federal Court has ordered the disclosure of the name and address of an internet subscriber who allegedly has been file sharing copyrighted material
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 24 2016

The Federal Court has ordered Rogers Communications Inc., as an internet service provider, to disclose to the Applicants any and all contact and

Nine copyright infringement cases remain stayed while a tenth proceeds to trial to decide the common issues
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 24 2016

The Federal Court has upheld a case management Prothonotary's decision staying nine of ten actions by the same plaintiff, Blacklock's Reporter

Beauty lies in eye of beholder: 'utilitarian' purpose and Copyright Act
  • South Africa
  • August 22 2016

A single judgment often has far-reaching implications on the interpretation and application of legislation. For example, the legal fraternity often