Sunday, May 26, 2019

E-Books: Digital Exhaustion under the InfoSoc Directive?

Tom Kabinet case explained The case concerns the Tom Kabinet website, a challenger to the publishing industry. Tom Kabinet operates as a marketplace for people...

IP & IT Bytes: Paywall-circumventing hyperlinks: communications to the public

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that EU member states can legislate to categorise the provision of paywall-circumventing hyperlinks that enable free...

How could blockchain technology disrupt the music industry?

What is a blockchain? At its core, a blockchain is a distributed database (meaning a database that is not stored centrally, with duplicate copies on thousands of...

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court rules that trademark owners must indemnify ISPs...

Background to the dispute This case concerns injunctions to block customers of ISPs from accessing websites advertising counterfeit versions of goods designed, manufactured and...

“Fake news is bad, but the ministry of truth is even...

Post-Truth is Born in the USA As Donald Trump's new status as leader of the free world starts to take effect, questions continue to circulate...

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.

Hyperlinking to leaked Playboy photos does not infringe copyright, in CJEU...

Online magazine hyperlinked to leaked Playboy photos Dutch online magazine “GeenStijl” placed hyperlinks on its website to leaked Playboy photos published on the Filefactory...

‘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...

NEWSFLASH – Copyright infringement: The Pirate Bay does communicate to the...

The CJEU today handed down its judgment in the case of Ziggo which concerned the well-known peer-to-peer file sharing platform – The Pirate Bay....

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