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PRS For Music has issued proceedings against SoundCloud for infringement of its members’ copyrights after SoundCloud continually refused to obtain a PRS licence.
Award-winning innovation lab FutureEverything has been commission by the Singaporean government to host a week-long digital culture festival this autumn.
A recent case has offered hope to employers who fail to take action following allegations of gross misconduct straight away.
n Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd, Evening Standard Ltd, AOL (UK) Ltd, the high court considered the construction of ‘serious harm’ under section 1 of the Defamation Act 2013 (the Act).
The private copying exemption permitting copying of copyright protected content, including music, has come under attack in judicial review proceedings brought before the High Court.
Reminder after fines on estate agents and a newspaper for agreeing not to publish estate agents’ fees...
Issues surrounding the Bribery Act and compliance are at the forefront of media coverage.
Shoosmiths has announced its continued sponsorship of Northamptonshire County Cricket Club as the law firm celebrates 170 years since its establishment in the town.
Adidas AG recently filed a claim against Marc Jacobs International LLC in the US Federal Court for allegedly infringing its iconic Three Stripes trademark.
Developments in technology like the new Apple Watch mean social media use in the workplace is only likely to increase. Shoosmiths looks at how employers should deal with it.
Shoosmiths has advised the shareholders of Rex Features, the largest independently owned photographic agency in Europe, on its sale to Shutterstock.
In 2013 global pop sensation Rihanna took legal action against the retail giant and its parent company Arcadia for using an image of her on a T-shirt and succeeded in the High Court with her claim of passing-off.
Contractual remedies for defamation? Blackpool hotel adopts novel approach to damning TripAdvisor review
The hotel is reported to have relied on a provision of its hotel policy, purportedly entitling it to charge a ’maximum £100 per review’ for every bad review left on a website.
Shoosmiths is the appointed legal adviser to the UK’s only pop music genre-based literary festival, Louder Than Words.
The song ‘Heartbroken’ by T2 was released in 2007 featuring vocal recordings from Jodie Henderson, through the record company All Around the World Recordings.
Justice secretary Chris Grayling has outlined government proposals to quadruple the current six-month sentence for people found guilty of internet trolling.
Shoosmiths is backing the 2014 Design Manchester festival through its keynote industry address ‘North — the great debate’.
Shoosmiths has boosted its corporate offering in the north west by bringing in a new senior associate and two further lawyers into its growing Manchester office.
In Cooke v MGN Ltd, the High Court gave the first judgment on the serious harm test in section 1 of the Defamation Act 2013.
Last month, a US court found that a hit song performed and co-written by Shakira was in fact copied from an earlier work.