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EU Council agrees its position on draft ePrivacy Regulation

European Union - February 11 2021 On 10 February 2021, the EU Member States agreed on the EU Council’s negotiating mandate for the draft ePrivacy Regulation. The new Regulation will…

DPC fines UCD €70,000 for GDPR breach

Ireland - February 10 2021 The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has imposed a €70,000 fine on University College Dublin (UCD) for failure to implement appropriate…

Sherlock Holmes and the copyright infringement claim

USA - February 4 2021 No doubt the famous fictional detective would have been only too happy to lend his detective skills to get to the bottom of the copyright…

Government publishes Spring Legislative Programme

European Union, Ireland - January 15 2021 The Government has published its legislation programme for Spring 2021. The programme contains 32 bills for publication and prioritisation by the…

Trade Agreement keeps EU-UK personal data flowing for 6 months

European Union, United Kingdom - January 5 2021 On 24 December 2020, the EU and UK reached a consensus on the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (the Agreement). The agreement allows personal data to…

Banksy loses EU trade mark due to “bad faith”

European Union - December 7 2020 The purpose of copyright is to protect original artistic works, but Banksy is well-known for his view that “copyright is for losers”, which may well…

European Commission publishes draft new SCCs

European Union - December 4 2020 The European Commission recently published its new draft Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) for international transfers of personal data to third…

Government publishes Legislation Programme for Autumn 2020

Ireland - September 17 2020 The Government has published its legislation programme for Autumn 2020. The programme includes: 30 priority Bills; 50 Bills that are expected to…

EDPB publishes draft guidelines on the concepts of controller and processor

European Union, Ireland - September 15 2020 On 7 September 2020, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued Draft Guidelines on the concepts of controller and processor. The concepts play…

E-commerce operators not liable for trade mark infringement for mere storage of infringing goods

European Union - July 31 2020 The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has made an important ruling for brand owners, online Marketplaces and retailers alike, in finding…