Thursday, February 20, 2020

Should subscriptions to online versions of newspapers, journals and periodicals be...

On 24 December 2019 the Tax Chamber of the Upper Tribunal in the case of News Corp UK & Ireland Ltd v HMRC found that...

Does the principle of exhaustion apply to digital media? The CJEU...

On 19 December 2019 Court of Justice of the European Union made a landmark ruling in Tom Kabinet regarding the exhaustion of copyright in...

Czech Supreme Court finds that statements that create a wrongful impression...

Factual background The Claimant in this case was a famous Czech actor and theatre producer, whose name was used in an article, published by the...

Australia’s media laws: a portrait of a changing landscape

2019 has been an unprecedented year of review and proposed reform of the Australian media law landscape.  Governments and regulators have recognised that the...

Supreme Court hands down major defamation decision in Lachaux case

The Supreme Court Justices unanimously rejected the appeal of The Independent, i, and the Evening Standard that the High Court and Court of Appeal...

The EU Copyright Directive: Article 19 Transparency Obligations

As reported here, the European Parliament recently approved the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM Directive). The DSM Directive has...

The EU Copyright Directive: the press publishers’ right

As reported here, last week the European Parliament approved the latest version of the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (DSM...

News in Today: EU Copyright Directive given final approval

The European Parliament has today voted to formally approve the new Copyright Directive. MEPs voted to adopt the text without amendments with 348 votes...

Proposed EU Copyright Directive shifts balance of responsibilities between rights holders...

The proposed EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market can be seen as an attempt to apply 'European values' to...

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