Saturday, May 25, 2019

The Witcher Saga: the author’s quest for additional royalties from video...

On 2 October, CDPR published a statement in which it referred to the letter it received from Sapkowski’s attorneys. The letter claims that the...

News in Today: European Parliament adopts its position on Copyright Directive

Rights holders will be pleased as the Directive is intended to strengthen their ability to negotiate royalty payments from online platforms that use their...

CJEU rules that re-posting a photograph without explicit consent may infringe...

The CJEU in its decision did not follow the opinion of the Attorney General, who came to the recommendation not to consider the specific...

Sir Cliff Richard wins landmark privacy battle

On the 18th July 2018, the High Court found that Sir Cliff Richard's privacy rights had been breached when the BBC broadcast a police...

Can you publicise a French court judgment without shooting yourself in...

At the European level, the principle of the public nature of hearings and judgments is enshrined in Article 6(1) of the European Convention for...

Public Service Broadcaster prominence in a digital world: Outdated or indispensable?

What is prominence? In short, prominence is the extent to which a platform makes a service or content apparent to consumers. The battle for prominence...

BREAKING NEWS: Copyright Directive delayed by European Parliament

As readers will know from our previous coverage, the draft Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market contains an ambitious package of reforms...

Taxation of the digital economy: Tax implications for high-tech and media...

Background to the taxation of digital services As previously reported on MediaWrites (click here), the digital economy has become a concern for tax authorities at...

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...

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