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Think Before You Link!: When Does Unauthorised Hyperlinking Infringe Copyright?
In what circumstances does the unauthorised posting of a hyperlink run the risk of infringing copyright? The question is an important one, for hyperlinks help the internet to work smoothly; and it is also a topical one, for it was the subject of a recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) – GS Media – that helps to clarify the issue.
UK
28 Oct 2016
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Ed Sheeran Facing Another Lawsuit For Copyright Claim
Michael Gardner talks to Sky News regarding Marvin Gaye's estate suing Ed Sheeran for stealing core elements of Marvin Gaye's 1973 hit 'Lets Get It On'.
UK
19 Aug 2016
3
In Counsel Update - Summer 2016
The last few weeks have been marked by political and economic turmoil in the UK following the outcome of the EU referendum.
UK
26 Jul 2016
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It's Not Just Cricket!: Where Are The Boundaries Of The Fair Dealing Defence?
Cricket and copyright rarely coincide, buy they did in the High Court earlier this Spring, when Mr Justice Arnold handed down a typically mammoth and meticulous judgement in England and Wales Cricket Board v Tixdaq.
UK
22 Jul 2016
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A Reminder About Copyright Infringement
As many people remember from their school days, it is much better to create something on your own than to copy someone else’s work.
UK
9 Feb 2015
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Design Law Update – A Boost To EU Unregistered Design Right
This article looks at the latest development in the field of design law, the recent CJEU decision in Karen Millen Fashions -v- Dunnes Stores.
European Union
23 Oct 2014
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3D Printing & The Retail Industry
3D printing is a way of creating solid three dimensional objects by printing, using a laser sintering procedure, micro thin layers of material on top of each other.
UK
1 Aug 2014
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Copyright, Streaming Websites And Website Blocking Orders: Where Are We Now?
The High Court granted an order to several major film studios blocking access to four film and television programme streaming websites.
UK
27 Jun 2014
9
The Cost Of Broadcasting Copyrighted Logos And Graphics
The Premier League has been using the law of copyright to target publicans broadcasting Premier League matches in the UK without a licence.
UK
2 May 2014
10
Formats Revisited
The High Court judgment in Wade vs British Sky Broadcasting Ltd revisits the familiar territory of TV formats and the difficulties of protecting them in law.
UK
2 May 2014
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Do Karen Millen Have The Case Sewn Up As Dunnes Stores' Arguments Begin To Unravel?
In a case that centres on unregistered Community design rights, Advocate General Wathelet has given some guidance on the meaning of "individual character".
UK
2 May 2014
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The Intellectual Property Bill – Watered Down By Design?
The proposed new legislation – now entering its final stages in Parliament - will make various changes to aspects of IP law in the UK. Some of the provisions relate to designs, others to patents.
UK
14 Mar 2014
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Hyperlinks And Copyright Infringement: Svensson
In a recent decision, the Court of Justice for the European Union has addressed whether providing a hyperlink can be an act of infringement under the EU Copyright Directive.
UK
14 Mar 2014
14
Raise A Glass To Design Law: The Utopia Case
Design law is often viewed as the poor relation of other forms of intellectual property rights such as patents or trade marks.
UK
2 Dec 2013
15
Online Piracy
Lord Younger, Intellectual Property Minister, recently announced the setting up of a new police unit which will be aimed at tackling online piracy.
UK
26 Nov 2013
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"Get Out Of Jail Free" – The Proposed New Fair Dealing Exceptions
Following consultation over the recommendations made by Professor Hargreaves, the Government is poised to introduce a number of the measures mentioned in his Review.
UK
26 Nov 2013
17
ITV v TV Catchup Ltd: The End Of The Road For TV Catchup?
The Chancery Division has recently handed down an order in ITV v TV Catchup Ltd which prohibits the defendant, TV Catchup Ltd, from streaming certain free-to-air tv channels via its online service at www.tvcatchup.com.
UK
25 Nov 2013
18
Rihanna vs. Topshop: Update
We previously reported here that the sale of t-shirts bearing an image of the pop star Rihanna, without her approval, by high street fashion retailer Topshop had been held by the English High Court in July to constitute passing off.
UK
4 Nov 2013
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Rihanna vs. Topshop: A Long-Awaited Success For The Celebrity Industry
Well-known pop star and "style icon" Rihanna has succeeded in a High Court battle against high street fashion retailer Topshop.
UK
23 Sep 2013
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Intellectual Property Bill
The Intellectual Property Bill has now been introduced to the House of Lords and has started its legislative passage through Parliament.
UK
10 Jun 2013
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