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2016 Copyright Year in Review
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 14 2017

Below are our selections of the most interesting developments in Canadian Copyright Law in 2016 from documentaries, toys, building plans, surveys


Duran Duran Come Undone
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 15 2017

The English courts refuse the members of Duran Duran and their service companies the right to terminate the grant of copyright pursuant to section


Swimming against the stream: preventing live streaming of sporting events
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 23 2017

When the umpire gave signal for Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to start what was dubbed the "Fight of the Century" on 2 May 2015, viewers at


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


McCartney battles to reclaim copyright in Beatles' songs
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 27 2017

On 18th January 2017, Sir Paul McCartney filed a claim in the US against SonyATV Music Publishing LLC ('Sony') for a declaratory judgement. If


What are the commercial consequences of the removal of ‘Film’ from s72 CDPA 1988?
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 15 2017

The Football Association Premier League Ltd & others vs QC Leisure & Others (C-40308) (along with the inter-linked case of Karen Murphy vs Media


The “innocent” copying defence: only applicable to works out of copyright
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2012

In David Hoffman v Drug Abuse Resistance Education (UK) Ltd 2012 EWPCC 2, the Patents County Court of England and Wales assessed the use of the “innocent copying” defence under Section 97 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988


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


Ruling against Duran Duran highlights the importance of foreign law advice
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 22 2016

Duran Duran’s loss of a recent High Court case emphasises the importance of taking foreign law advice when dealing with IP rights that exist outside