Wednesday, January 29, 2020

ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry Submissions Released

On 3 May 2018, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) published 57 submissions to its inquiry into digital platforms. As discussed in our...

The Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect the media industry?

The Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect the media industry? What is the levy? From 6 April 2017, all employers with an annual pay bill...

Telephone directories and the copyrightability of factual compilations in Singapore

Compilations are more pervasive than one may think. Every time a list or table is created, or an aggregate of data is presented in...

Concealed advertising on social media in Denmark

The Danish consumer ombudsman has recently notified the police of an incident of concealed advertising through a Danish singer's Instagram profile. The company Unilever manufactures...

I “should’ve” thought of that! – Specsavers apply to trade mark...

Why trade mark a word? Trade marks are used to distinguish the goods or services of one trader from another, and the decision to approve...

EU Copyright Directive: Consolidated text now available

After a long period of intense lobbying, it was announced that EU negotiators had finally reached a political agreement on 13 February...

Influencing Media: Freddie Sayers, CEO of InConversation

Your web browser does not support iframes, which means that the video Influencing Media: Freddie Sayers of InConversation cannot play.      As Freddie pointed out, his...

Advertising Sports Betting Products: Key Issues Part II

In Part I of this article, we covered some of the common issues facing gambling operators advertising sports betting products from an advertising-regulatory perspective....

ECJ rules on GS Media and reshapes case law on hyperlinking

The GS Media case - in the spotlight, again In a rare move, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) went against AG Wathelet's opinion published...

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