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EUROPE: Domain names and WHOIS information in a post-GDPR world (gTLDs update)

Global - June 29 2018 With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) having taken effect across the EU on 25 May 2018, this has meant a big change to the availability...

Claire Sng.


EU: domain names and whois information - changes afoot when the GDPR comes into force - get ready!

European Union, Global - May 14 2018 When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect across the EU on 25 May 2018, large amounts of WHOIS data will no longer be publicly...

Claire Sng, Kelsey Rose, Ruth Hoy.


Filmspeler - Sale of “fully-loaded” IPTV boxes and “unlawful use”

European Union - May 11 2017 In another welcome decision for content owners and broadcasters, the CJEU has dealt a significant blow to the business models of those individuals...

John Cloke, Alastair Mackichan.


UK: Search engines agree to demote pirate sites in search result listings

United Kingdom - March 7 2017 The UK Intellectual Property Office (the "IPO") announced last month that Google and Bing have agreed to enter into a voluntary Code of Practice with...

Alastair Mackichan.


Filmspeler - Advocate General applies linking case law to Internet media players

European Union - December 14 2016 Hot on the coattails of the CJEU's ruling in GS Media (see here), the court's Advocate General has come down hard on the seller of pre-configured...

John Cloke, Alastair Mackichan.