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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

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

Exhaustion of copyright
  • Mewburn Ellis LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 31 2014

The principle of exhaustion is an established international legal doctrine. It provides that a copyright owner’s right to control copies of their

UK: Digital Pirates Due a Decade
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

In July 2015 the UK Government began a consultation on increasing the maximum custodial sentence for criminal online copyright infringement under the

Unfair play: copyright infringement of sporting event content
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • April 11 2016

A recent decision from the United Kingdom illustrates issues that can arise when disruptive digital services seek to exploit sporting event content

8 second cricket highlights hit for six by the UK Court
  • Bristows LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 1 2016

The English High Court found that an App which allows users to upload, share and view 8 second clips of cricket matches and other sporting events (on

Before you play, “check” if you’re infringing copyright
  • Baldwins
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

Recent efforts by the broadcasters of the world chess championship to restrict access to progress updates during match play highlights some

How much is substantial?
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2016

The High Court decision in England and Wales Cricket Board Ltd & Another v Tixdaq was concerned with the unauthorised reproduction and

Reproduction of eight second clips of a sporting event can infringe copyright
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2016

In the recent case of England and Wales Cricket Board and Sky UK Limited vs. Tixdaq Limited and Fanatix Limited the High Court held that reproduction

Sports Website Guilty of Copyright Infringement
  • William Fry
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

Can 8 seconds of any sporting event constitute a substantial part? If it involves Usain Bolt then the answer is a clear "yes". But what if it is a