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A significant percentage of the copyright cases to have come before the CJEU in the last few years have concerned dissemination on the internet.
The FBI ’Darkode’ arrests are just the tip of the iceberg. This briefing highlights risks to you in five key areas.
The German Federal Court has delivered a judgment on whether the playing of background music at a dentist’s was a ‘communication to the public’.
ISP ordered to take measures against its subscribers.
A round-up of the latest intellectual property issues, including parody and theatrical copyright, Instagram and copyright, an album copyright dispute, and Rihanna.
There remain some users that ignore social and workplace etiquette online. Such ignorance, whether intentional or not, can cause problems for businesses.
In C More Entertainment v Sandberg the claimant was a Swedish pay-TV company that broadcasts ice hockey matches on its website, upon payment of a fee.
The song ‘Happy Birthday to You’ is allegedly the highest grossing song of all time.
The sector inquiry will focus on those goods and services in which e-commerce is most widespread.
Looking at barriers to the development of effective cross-border e-commerce in the EU.
After the 2013 horsemeat scandal, the ‘nuts for cumin’ affair puts traceability and record-keeping back in the spotlight.
Article 4(2) of the Information Society Directive provides that the exclusive distribution right of a copyright owner shall not be exhausted within the EU, in respect of the original or copies of the work.
The dispute between Interflora and Marks & Spencer has taken yet another twist.
Under section 20 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 it is primary infringement of copyright to communicate a copyrighted work to the public without the owner’s consent.
The Advertising Standards Authority has warned video bloggers — vloggers — that they need to be clearer when they are accepting payment for promoting products.
The government is seeking views on implementing enhanced powers to ensure the continuity of the supply of essential services to insolvent businesses and individuals.
It could soon become commonplace for consumer disputes to be dealt with online… thanks to the anticipated UK implementation of European law.
Foresight is an easy-to-use legal calendar that outlines major cases, government policy and forthcoming legislation right through to 2017.
The CJEU has given a preliminary ruling in proceedings between Google, the Spanish Data Protection Agency and a third-party complainant.
Fujitsu brought proceedings against IBM, claiming that IBM had breached the subcontract including obligations of fiduciary duty and good faith.