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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP | USA | 31 Oct 2011

Copyright Office begins new DMCA exemption rulemaking

Among other things, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) prohibits circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works.

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Bereskin & Parr LLP | Canada | 12 Oct 2011

Bill C-11: rebirth of Bill C-32

On September 29, 2011, the Government of Canada again tabled legislation in the House of Commons to amend the Copyright Act.

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Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale | Italy | 6 Oct 2011

Protection of television programmes on video-sharing platforms

The Court of Milan has published its grounds for an earlier decision in which Yahoo! Italia Srl was found liable for infringement of copyright held by Reti Televisive Italiane SpA in respect of television programmes uploaded and displayed on Yahoo! Italia's video-sharing platform.

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 9 Sep 2011

Campbell, et al. v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP: clarifying the professional exemption

In Campbell, et al. v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, the Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's entry of summary judgment against PwC and remanded the case to the district court for trial, holding that PwC had established "material fact questions" regarding whether its unlicensed associate accountants are eligible for exemption from California overtime requirements.

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Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale | Italy | 28 Jul 2011

Court rules on television programmes on video-sharing platforms

The Court of Milan has recently published the grounds for its decision against ItaliaOnline Srl (IOL) for infringement of copyright held by Reti Televisive Italiane SpA in respect of television programmes uploaded and displayed on IOL's audio and video-sharing platform.

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 19 Jul 2011

Court affirms that plaintiffs must establish all required class certification elements

On June 7, 2011, the California Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court's prior denial of class certification in Soderstedt v. CBIZ Southern California, LLC.

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Proskauer Rose LLP | USA | 13 Jul 2011

Unlicensed junior accountants may be exempt from overtime

Two thousand unlicensed junior accountants brought this wage-and-hour class action against PwC, alleging they were improperly classified as exempt from overtime.

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 23 Jun 2011

Junior accountants and other non-licensed professionals may be exempt from overtime pay requirements

On June 15, 2011, in Campbell v. PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals considered whether unlicensed junior accountants who perform auditing work were properly classified as exempt employees under California's professional or administrative exemption.

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Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale | Italy | 17 Jun 2011

Defamatory suggestions: what liability for search engines?

Following a recent case involving the search engine Yahoo! Italia, another Italian court has addressed the issue of search engine liability.

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Winston & Strawn LLP | USA | 17 Jun 2011

Ninth Circuit holds that unlicensed accountants may be overtime-exempt

On June 15, 2011, the Ninth Circuit held that a class of 2,000 unlicensed junior accountants was not categorically ineligible, as a matter of law, to fall under the professional or administrative exemptions from mandatory overtime, reversing the lower court’s holding.

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