Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Will changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules impact the Media/Tech sectors?

The UK economy has recently been boosted by a number of media and technology businesses announcing that they will establish their main international headquarters...

Part 2 – Let the games begin: German IP law in...

In this article, the second of a two part series (see Part 1 here), we consider trade mark law, unfair competition laws and virtual domiciliary rights. III....

What’s Trending in Media and Sport

Change is constant within the media, entertainment and sport industries, and this process has only been accelerated by the influence of digital technologies. These...

Esports Sponsorship Deals: what to look out for

With viewing figures in the hundreds of millions, and increasing attention from brands looking to capitalise on the ever-growing profile of the industry, now...

Binge-gaming? Subscription services and the gaming industry

A 'Netflix for video games'? At the end of February, Phil Spencer, Head of Microsoft's Xbox video gaming division, announced a new gaming subscription service,...

Open Wi-Fi and copyright – the CJEU McFadden decision

Open Wi-Fi and copyright - the CJEU McFadden decision The CJEU yesterday delivered its judgment in McFadden, concerning the liability for user copyright infringement of...

The Rise of eSports: From Dark Basements to Sold Out Arenas

Perhaps outshined by the spectacular Olympic Games (and a stellar performance by team GB), a small but symbolically significant side-event took place this summer:...

UK Government inquiry into the growth of immersive and addictive technologies

What triggered the inquiry? The inquiry follows wider recognition of the increasing impact of technology on our society. Ofcom...

Esports: how will an esports federation become the sole governing body...

Esports on an upwards trajectory in Hungary Hungary is no exception to the quickly spreading worldwide esports phenomenon. As an example, the Hungarian government substantially...

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