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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


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


High Court of England and Wales forces ISPs to block copyright-infringing book websites
  • Minter Ellison
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

The High Court of England and Wales has used its powers under UK copyright law to force the five main internet service providers (ISPs) in the UK -


UK: copyright exception ruled to be out of tune by denying the music industry ‘fair compensation’
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

On 19 June 2015 Mr Justice Green handed down a judicial review decision in the High Court in favour of music industry organisations (UK Music 2009


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’


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


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


Industry year in review 2014
  • Lee & Thompson
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

The UK recorded music market achieved another billion-pound-plus year in 2014, just 1.6 down on 2013. Drilling down on this relatively static


Permitted scope of cable retransmission defence referred to CJEU
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

The English Court of Appeal has sought a preliminary ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding a copyright defence covering


I'm a celebrity, take my photo off that t-shirt! Court of Appeal upholds Rihanna's passing off case against Topshop
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2015

Well-known high street retailer Topshop has been unsuccessful in its appeal of an earlier decision finding that it had engaged in passing off by