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In the midst of the gale-force winds of commentary whipped up by the Google case, we should pause and ask ourselves: just how ground-breaking is this decision?
Be Global — July 2014: new gender equality reporting obligations in Australia; meaning of ‘last wage’ clarified in UAE; and more download
Be Global is DLA Piper’s snapshot of key global employment law developments designed to help you identify legal hotspots across your global operations.
Aereo has asserted in federal district court that it is entitled to a compulsory licence to carry over-the-air broadcasts under §111 of the Copyright Act.
The same day he took the reins as chief judge for the District of Delaware, Judge Leonard P Stark substantially overhauled his patent practices.
Last December, bitcoin prices plummeted by nearly half, after Chinese authorities banned all financial institutions in China from engaging in bitcoin-related business.
While the use of Bitcoin may not presently be widely accepted like cash or electronic funds transfers, it is undeniable that the market opportunities for Bitcoin are rapidly increasing.
Aereo infringes broadcasters’ copyrights, US Supreme Court rules — coming impact for streaming and cloud services?
The Supreme Court has held that Aereo infringes broadcasters’ copyrights in on-air programming when it transmits the programmes to its internet subscribers.
Supreme Court Corner — Q2 2014: Octane Fitness v Icon Health & Fitness; Limelight Networks v Akamai Techs; and more
This briefing from DLA Piper presents key intellectual property and technology cases before the US Supreme Court.
The Australian privacy commissioner has found that Cupid Media failed to take reasonable steps to secure personal information held on its websites.
Since the enactment of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, calls have arisen in certain quarters for even more reform.
The ECJ has ruled that search engines need to remove the link between search results and a web page if it contains information an individual deems should be ‘forgotten’.
Leveraging the power of celebrity to shape consumer perception in a brand’s favour has always required a careful balancing act.
Global VAT Guide: Cross Border Supplies of Intangible Services, Rights and Digital Content — June 2014
As business grows more global, the challenge for in-house counsel and in-house VAT specialists is intensifying. This guide is intended to meet this challenge head on.
The purpose of this start-up pack is to provide assistance and support to early stage start-ups who are looking to establish their business on a more formal basis.
China’s newly amended trademark law has been in effect for about a month now. Has the new law made things better?
The Italian Data Protection Authority has finally issued its decision on the ‘simplified information notice and cookie consent’.
Search engines need to remove the link between search results and a webpage if it contains information the individual deems should be ‘forgotten’.
In Nautilus Inc v Biosig Inst Inc, the US Supreme Court unanimously held that the Federal Circuit’s indefiniteness standard bred ‘lower court confusion’.
Supreme Court clarifies test for § 271(b) induced infringement, invites Federal Circuit to revisit Muniauction test for § 271(a) direct infringement
Induced infringement, under § 271(b) of the Patent Act, requires a finding of a predicate direct infringement, under § 271(a).
The French Data Protection Authority has announced its 2014 inspection targets, with the goal of reaching 550 inspections for the year.