As mentioned in our previous GDPR update, the tenth update in this series will deal with penalties. Given the potential for large fines and
In 2014, Anheuser-Busch ran a contest on Facebook in which consumers were invited to submit photos of themselves “acting natural.” The contest rules
Online Service Providers (OSPs) wishing to benefit from safe harbor provisions under the proposed Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2011 should comply with a voluntary code of practice, now available for stakeholders' comments.
The European Commission has published the responses to its consultation on the enforcement of intellectual property rights.
On 20 April 2011, the High Court ruled in favour of the government in a judicial review of measures to deal with online copyright infringement in the Digital Economy Act 2010 (the "Act") (see R (on the Application of British Telecommunications Plc & TalkTalk Telecom Group Plc) v The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills 2011 EWHC 1021 (Admin)).
The House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has extended the deadline for written submissions to its inquiry into the protection of intellectual property rights online until 23 March 2011 following the decision of the High Court to allow BT and Talk Talk to apply for judicial review of certain parts of the Digital Economy Act 2010 (the Act).
While no-one would dispute that online movie piracy and sales of counterfeit goods are a global problem in dire need of a solution, none of the proposed solutions to date have found real traction and have in many cases been as controversial and criticized as the ills they purport to solve.
On 15 November 2010 international agreement was reached on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).
Intellectual property accounts for the majority of all property owned by modern corporations.
Corporations and governments are joining the social media revolution in record numbers.