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Games (and songs) without frontiers
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • March 16 2012

The Stop Online Piracy Act (“SOPA”) was a United States bill introduced to extend the reach of U.S. law to combat online trafficking of intellectual property and counterfeit goods outside U.S. jurisdiction.


Google in the news
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • Global
  • July 14 2011

Defeat in a recent libel case in Italy has given Google a headache over the output of its 'autocomplete' function, Google Instant.


Interflora will be delighted - but what about other AdWords users?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union
  • March 25 2011

In the latest in a series of legal challenges around internet keywords and particularly the Google AdWords system, the special adviser to the Court of Justice of the European Union, Advocate General Jaaskinen, has issued his opinion.


National Storage Mechanism replaces Document Viewing Facility
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 29 2010

On 1 September 2010 the FSA's Document Viewing Facility (DVF) was replaced by an online facility, the National Storage Mechanism (NSM).


Facebook amend privacy settings following an unpleasant poke from EU privacy protectors
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union
  • July 5 2010

The social networking site Facebook has reacted to strong criticism from the Article 29 Working Party by overhauling its privacy settings to make them simpler.


Pirate Bay Four forced to walk the plank
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • Sweden, United Kingdom
  • May 6 2009

A Swedish court has found the co-founders of the world's most high-profile file-sharing website, The Pirate Bay, guilty of criminal copyright infringement.


Latest attempt to shackle the scourge of the file-sharing seas
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • Sweden, Global
  • March 4 2009

One of the most significant and much awaited copyright disputes commenced last month in Stockholm, Sweden.


UKIPO launches new patent databases
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2009

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has launched two new patent databases.


Petals fly in keyword advertising case
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2009

In recent High Court proceedings, Interflora alleges that Marks and Spencer (M&S) has breached trade mark law over its sponsoring of the word "Interflora" as a search engine keyword.


It's all in a name
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, Germany
  • November 13 2008

A German court has ruled that website operators can store the internet protocol (IP) addresses of all visitors to their sites, without violating data protection legislation.