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Will CJEU follow Advocate General on unauthorised sampling opinion?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany
  • February 11 2019

In December 2018, CJEU Advocate General Szpunar took the view that the reuse of a sound sequence in a new song (referred to as sampling) without the


German Trade Mark Modernization Act implementing the EU Trade Marks Directive: The highlights
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • February 8 2019

The amendment of the German Trade Mark Act by way of the Trade Mark Modernization Act (MaMoG) entered into force on 14 January 2019, implementing a


U.S. Music Modernization Act: Copyright law changes its tune
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • February 7 2019

Over the years, tastes have shifted from bands like the Beatles and Led Zeppelin to more electronically-produced sounds. But no matter your opinion of


Bundesgerichtshof erlaubt Werbeblocker
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • February 6 2019

Mit Urteil vom 19. April 2018 (I ZR 15416) hat der BGH entschieden, dass das Angebot des Werbeblockers Adblock Plus“ nicht gegen Wettbewerbsrecht


Generalanwalt: Keine Veröffentlichung in der Presse ohne Zustimmung des Urhebers
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • January 10 2019

Nach dem Fall um die Afghanistan-Papiere, bei dem die Bundesrepublik Deutschland die Veröffentlichung von Einsatzberichten mit Hilfe des Urheberrechts


Government Shutdown Limits FCC Operations to Safety-of-Life and Spectrum Auction Activities
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • January 8 2019

The federal government shutdown that began at midnight December 29, 2018 shows no sign of ending soon. The Federal Communications Commission tapped


IFT fully liberates 600MHz band
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Mexico
  • December 21 2018

Mexico recently became the first country to liberate the 600MHz band after the Federal Telecommunications Institute approved the relocation of the


BGH: Abschaffung der Störerhaftung für WLAN-Betreiber unionsrechts-konform, Sperranspruch möglich
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany
  • December 13 2018

Der BGH bestätigt, dass die Abschaffung der Störerhaftung für WLAN-Betreiber unionsrechtskonform ist. Aus diesem Grunde ist es allerdings notwendig


Generalanwalt: Sampling ohne Erlaubnis ist urheberrechtlich unzulässig
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • December 12 2018

Zwei Sekunden Musik sorgen nun mehr seit fast zwanzig Jahren für Streit. Die Rede ist vom berühmten Metall auf Metall Fall, der die deutschen und


District Court of Berlin: Duty of an influencer to identify presentation of products bought by herself as advertising
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • November 30 2018

In an attention-grabbing decision (case ref. 52 O 10118), the District Court Landgericht of Berlin ruled that, even in cases where products bought