Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Undressing the Ad – the use of sexualised images in the...

Advertisers have been using sexualised images to sell products since the 1900s and there is no sign of this trend letting up. However, Transport...

UPDATED: Ruffled feathers or serious harm? Controversial UK personality sued for...

Background The case of Monroe and Hopkins related to the defacement of the Memorial to the Women of WWII in Whitehall during an anti-austerity demonstration on...

How much information is enough information? CJEU asked to rule on...

Last week, the German Federal Court of Justice referred a case to the CJEU with respect to the scope of the liability...

EU Copyright Directive: Consolidated text now available

After a long period of intense lobbying, it was announced that EU negotiators had finally reached a political agreement on 13 February...

New decision on German influencer marketing: Courts in Berlin require disclosure...

While the courts in Munich recently took a more liberal approach and indicated that non-sponsored social media posts do not need to be tagged...

ECJ rules on GS Media and reshapes case law on hyperlinking

The GS Media case - in the spotlight, again In a rare move, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) went against AG Wathelet's opinion published...

UK Government considers new measures in the fight against illegal streaming

What are illicit IPTV streaming devices? Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) boxes are multimedia devices, such as Kodi boxes, with software installed which allows them to...

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...

Influencer marketing in Germany: Courts in Berlin try to find a...

In May 2018, a court in Berlin argued that influencers' social media posts will always be a commercial activity. In the court's...

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