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Access denied: an international perspective on ISP blocking injunctions
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 13 2017

While the UK Court of Appeal has opened the door for broadband ISP blocking to combat trademark or copyright-infringing activities, the picture in the


La responsabilità degli Internet Service Provider per le violazioni del diritto d’autore
  • Studio Legale DANDI Media
  • Italy
  • January 7 2017

La diffusione progressiva di Internet, come strumento di comunicazione e di contrattazione di massa, ha originato varie esigenze di mediazione


Important things to know for free wireless internet connection providers
  • Glimstedt
  • European Union
  • November 8 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has explained what consequences may face the free wireless internet connection providers when


Are free wi-fi providers liable for copyright infringements?
  • Wolf Theiss
  • European Union
  • November 4 2016

The CJEU confirmed in the McFadden case that businesses offering free Wi-Fi access to its customers are not liable for unlawful downloads and


ITV & Others v TVCatchup - Advocate General’s opinion makes light work of Court of Appeal’s uncertainty as to the meaning of ‘access to cable of broadcasting services’
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 20 2016

In the previous instalment of this dispute, the UK Court of Appeal (CA) referred questions to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the


Linking and its consideration (or not) as an "act of communication to the public" (the sanoma case, c-16015)
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • July 27 2016

Directive 200129EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2001 on the harmonisation of certain aspects of copyright and related


Leave to Appeal to SCC: Rogers v SOCAN (2016 FCA 28) re Ringtones and Ringbacks
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • June 24 2016

An application for leave to appeal to the SCC in the case of Rogers Communications Partnership et al v SOCAN, 2015 FC 286, reversed in part by 2016


Unauthorized Ringtone Downloads and the Prosecution of Network Service Providers for Copyright Infringement: The Effect of the Withdrawal of a Petition with the NCC on a Criminal Charge
  • SPA Ajibade & Co
  • Nigeria
  • April 21 2016

Under Nigeria’s Copyright Act, copyright infringement can be resolved through a civil andor criminal action. While the civil lawsuit is maintainable


EU: Advocate General comments on Liability for Free Wi-Fi
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • March 24 2016

Free Wi-Fi is an achievement for the community, particularly if it is also password-free. However, in numerous European countries service providers


Copyright levies on memory cards for mobile phones: another landmark decision from the CJEU (case C-46312)
  • White & Case LLP
  • European Union
  • June 15 2015

Questions of copyright levies are hotly debated, since the decision as to whether such levies have to be payed or not has a significant influence on