Friday, July 19, 2019

OTT TV in Germany

Germany is one of the largest TV markets in the world – and a rather peculiar one in some respects. Foreign businesses considering whether...

Translation please: The Audiovisual Media Services Directive to European Convention on...

  Convention The Convention is founded on broadly the same country of origin principle as that which went on to be enshrined in the Television Without...

Phil Sherrell looks at the Digital Single Market and the challenges...

Head of Bird & Bird's international Media, Entertainment and Sport sector, Phil Sherrell, discusses the Digital Single Market and the implications for media and technology companies.

APAC Sports Update 1: round one of the bout between infringers...

Protecting the Crown Jewels For many companies in Asia Pacific buying sports rights from rights holders such as the FA Premier League ("FAPL"), those rights...

It’s looking glum for glee as British comedy club wins second...

So what can be ‘glee’ned from the series of rulings in the long-running trade mark and passing off dispute between Comic Enterprises and Twentieth...

‘Compensation’ versus ‘punishment’ in Polish copyright – a major court ruling...

Copyright enforcement laws specify the remedies that rights holders can demand in cases of copyright infringement. These include demands to cease the infringement, to...

English Premier League wins latest round in battle over satellite decoder...

The state of play In the Murphy pub landlady case, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that EU free movement rules...

Commission publishes Draft Regulation on Geo-Blocking

When launching its Digital Marketing Strategy in May 2015, the Commission highlighted that one of the major aims of the strategy would be to...

Proposed revisions to the Audio Visual Media Services Directive

In response to the fast changing audiovisual media landscape, particularly the convergence of traditional, linear TV and content distributed via over-the-top (OTT) services (that...

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