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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


ITV v TVCatchup real time streaming and another referral to the CJEU
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2015

In the latest twist to the real time streaming dispute between ITV and TVCatchup that began in 2011, the Court of Appeal has decided to refer further


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


Harry Potter v Willy the Wizard
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2010

In Paul Gregory Allen (acting as trustee of Adrian Jacobs (deceased)) v Bloomsbury Publishing plc 2010 EWHC 2560 (Ch) Mr Justice Kitchin denied a summary judgment application against claims that Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire infringed the copyright in Willy the Wizard


A judgment of two halves: full time in FAPL v QC Leisure
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2012

The High Court finds that the transmission in a pub of broadcasts containing protected works without the permission of the author is an infringement of UK copyright law, but holds that the publican defendants have a valid defence in relation to certain of the protected works (Football Association Premier League Ltd & others v QC Leisure & others 2012 EWHC 108


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


CJEU rules on scope of protection granted to technological protection measures
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2014

The CJEU has ruled on the extent to which Article 6 of the Information Society Directive (200129EC) protects technological protection measures


You’ve been framed High Court issues ISP blocking order
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 7 2014

The UK High Court has once again shown its support for copyright holders, granting six major film companies blocking orders under the Copyright


Sound-alike songs: blurring the lines
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2014

IP & IT analysis: Claims that the hit song 'Blurred Lines' plagiarises a Marvin Gaye song will be settled by trial, a judge in the US has ruled. In


Case C-40308 FA Premier League v QC Leisure and Case C-42908 Karen Murphy v Media Protection Services Limited
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 7 2011

The ECJ judgment has been widely reported by the scoreline ‘Pub Landlady 2 FAPL 0’