Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP | European Union | 29 Apr 2022
As with any other powerful tool, social media can be used malevolently. Any content can be made available on social media, including highly controversial or illegal content such as fake news and discriminatory or offensive content. This is why social media invariably features at the centre of so many political and geopolitical events. Currently, there is no EU regulation that is applicable......
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Central & South America, etc. | 22 Apr 2022
StockX responds to claims that NFT sales infringe Nike’s trademark, Ed Sheeran wins his High Court copyright case, and the US reports on IP and the US economy – plus other key updates.
Berggren Oy | European Union, Finland | 17 Jan 2022
The EU Digital Single Market (DSM) Directive, part of EU copyright legislation, strives to modernise rules in the digital environment. This article discusses one particular issue that must be solved prior to the publication of the Finnish government's proposal for amendments to the copyright law to implement the EU DSM Directive – namely, the scope of permission that online content sharing......
William Fry | European Union, Ireland | 17 Dec 2021
Ireland has become the seventh EU Member State to implement the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market ((EU) 2019/790) (CDSM Directive)…
Lexology PRO | European Union, France | 16 Dec 2021
Google has promised to pay French publishers a fair rate for the use of their content over the next five years, in hopes of ending an antitrust investigation that has already landed it with a €500 million fine and interim measures.
William Fry | European Union, Ireland | 19 Nov 2021
The Government has signed a statutory instrument transposing the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market ((EU) 2019/790) (Directive) into…
Bird & Bird LLP | European Union | 9 Sep 2021
While only four Member States have so far implemented the new EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, on 15 July Advocate General…
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 4 Mar 2021
As Australia’s landmark law shakes up how Google and Facebook share curated news, Lexology PRO looks at new regulations and updates relating to displaying news content on digital platforms in key jurisdictions around the globe.
PRO Compliance | Australia, European Union, France | 24 Feb 2021
France’s Competition Authority has sent Google a statement of objections, accusing the tech company of breaching an interim order that forced it to negotiate an acceptable fee with news publishers for displaying their content.
PRO Compliance | European Union, France | 8 Oct 2020
A court in France has affirmed the national competition enforcer’s decision to impose interim measures on Google that force it to negotiate payment to news publishers, after finding that the search engine is essential for the survival of the press sector.