Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence — April 2013
DLA Piper has released the April 2013 edition of Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence.
- Australia: government report on interactive gambling released
- China: an update on gambling laws
- UK: Gambling Commission publishes paper looking at the role of the Joint Assessment Unit at the London Olympic Games
- Italy: TV broadcasters and their contribution to the movie industry
- A WIPO Broadcasting Treaty — maybe this time…?
- TV Catchup caught out?
- European Union: European Commission’s Article 29 Working Party finds substantial risk to personal data protection when using apps on smart devices
- UK: gang caught in a Landscape of Lies in the first conviction for film tax relief fraud
- UK: proprietary rights from copyright infringement
- UK: ISPs getting comfortable with blocking injunctions
- European Union: ECHR rejects human rights appeal of two defendants in the Pirate Bay case
- UK: in the wake of the UK press scandal, parties agree to the terms of a Royal Charter on Press Regulation
- Germany: Deutsche Fußball-Liga awards audio exploitation rights for the Bundesliga
- Czech Republic: Czech court confirms that footballers can be engaged as contractors or employees
- North America/Russia: KHL, Conference Realignment and the 2014 Sochi Olympics
- UK: good mid-week result for Leeds United
- US: lawsuit filed over the alleged use of ‘Johnny Football’ mark
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