Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Netflix and the rush towards producing original content

Netflix, for example, intends on producing 1,000 hours of original programming in 2017, a rise from the 600 hours they produced in 2016 and...

Airbrushing: reality or freedom of expression? A dilemma under Polish press...

In December 2016, Super Express, a popular Polish tabloid newspaper, published a story in which it accused Mr Marek Kuchciński – politician and current...

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.

‘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...

Fox succeeds in securing appeal to Supreme Court in “glee” trade...

  Following a series of rulings dating back to 2011, Fox was held to have infringed Comic Enterprise’s UK-registered trademarks for ‘the glee CLUB’ by...

Fast cars and soggy bottoms – are format rights worth their...

What is left once TV stars quit? Earlier this year, the producers of the Great British Bake Off (GBBO) - a wildly popular baking show...

The ins and outs of geoblocking

Geoblocking has become a controversial topic... The European Commission sees unjustified geoblocking as an impediment to the Digital Single Market, whilst there is a...

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...

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