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Hit Bound Music, Ltd. v. BBC Films, et al.
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 28 2017

California district court dismisses music copyright infringement claims against BBC for lack of personal jurisdiction, holding that broadcaster’s


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


Sound-alike songs: blurring the lines
  • Pitmans Law
  • 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


Intellectual property rights in a virtual world
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

This article will explore the key legal issues relating to intellectual property (IP) rights, traditionally only used in the real world, and their


Copyright exceptions fifty shades of parody
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 6 2015

On 1 October 2014 the Copyright and Rights in Performances (Quotation and Parody) Regulations 2014 came into effect in the United Kingdom, modifying


Premier League scores a big win against illegal streaming
  • Zivko Mijatovic & Partners
  • United Kingdom
  • May 4 2017

Watching sports on your smartphone, laptop, or tablet has never been easier - all you really need is a good internet connection. There is a number of


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


Digital Economy Act 2017: The pick 'n' mix assortment of provisions receives Royal Assent
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 22 2017

The Digital Economy Act (the "Act") finally received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 and the final text has recently been published. First introduced


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