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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Global
  • 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


Raising the roof on damages for copyright infringement
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2016

The action involved the use of photographs on a website. Just before trial it was accepted that the photographs had been copied, but the Judge then


CJEU issues ruling on internet browsing technology in the Meltwater case
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) today issued its decision in the Meltwater Case C-36013, a long-running (5 year) dispute between


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


Enforcement of foreign intellectual property rights - Lucasfilm Ltd and others v. Ainsworth and another
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 5 2011

Once judgment has been obtained, the successful party needs to be able to enforce that judgment against the other party to obtain the remedy granted in the judgment


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


Copyright laws and the digital world: in sync or badly dubbed?
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 20 2014

“The latest YouTube sensation” has become common parlance for videos and increasingly, people are becoming an instant worldwide hit. The likes of


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


IP and the beauty industry: cosmetic concerns?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • October 21 2015

The world of beauty has well and truly come of age. No longer are women (and increasingly, men), limited to the application of crushed carmine