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Article 13 of DSM proposals should be deleted, says the EFF
17 October 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Digital advocacy groupElectronic Frontier Foundation and other civil society organisation that have penned a letter to European lawmakers demanding that Article 13 of the EU’s new copyright reforms is deleted
Pirate ad revenues halved by anti-piracy efforts
10 October 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Pirate advert revenues have been halved by anti-piracy efforts, according to a study from the Trustworthy Accountability Group
Rightscorp signs China anti-piracy agreement
09 October 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Rightscorp has signed an agreement with Chinese businessman Vincent Yen on behalf of a “major Chinese media company” to monitor online copyright infringement
Google not liable for image search thumbnails
04 October 2017 | Hamburg | Reporter: Barney Dixon
EFF chimes in on Kodi debate
02 October 2017 | San Francisco | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BREIN secures temporary Pirate Bay blocking order
27 September 2017 | The Hague | Reporter: Barney Dixon
YouTube value gap persists, says IFPI
21 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
One million illegal set-top boxes sold in UK
19 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
ImageRights announces US Copyright Office integration
18 September 2017 | Boston | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
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Fair use for Australia could future proof copyright
15 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
NBA tattoos not fair use, says Solid Oak Sketches
14 September 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Monkey selfie case settled
12 September 2017 | San Francisco | Reporter: Barney Dixon
YouTube not required to reveal IPs
11 September 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Game of Thrones season seven hits a billion illegal downloads
08 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
YouTube-MP3 shuts down
08 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Default judgement could cost Sci-Hub $4.8 million
07 September 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
YouTube-MP3 to settle copyright lawsuit
06 September 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Music creators stuck in safe harbour trap, says musicFIRST
05 September 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
MayMac attracted nearly three million infringing viewers
31 August 2017 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Australian government to review fair use
29 August 2017 | Canberra | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BREIN cracks down on Kodi
25 August 2017 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Barney Dixon
YouTube reaction duo win fair use case
24 August 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Atari gives Nestlé a break of its own
22 August 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
MPAA secures $200,000 payout in China
22 August 2017 | Shenzhen | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Clear balance needs to be struck for VPNs
18 August 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BREIN shuts down sheet music group
17 August 2017 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Prosecutions are coming following GoT leak
17 August 2017 | Maharashtra | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Sci-Hub holds more than two thirds of all scholarly articles
16 August 2017 | | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Take-Two scores slam dunk in NBA case
14 August 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Dineo Modibedi and Kelly Thompson of South African law firm Adams and Adams discuss a recent case involving PepsiCo and Coca-Cola
With EU copyright reforms coming to a head, Barney Dixon speaks to Raegan MacDonald to see how the landscape has changed in recent months
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Le Quang Vinh of Bross & Partners examines the substantive changes to criminal law in Vietnam that promise to rein in counterfeiting and piracy
As EU copyright reform continues, publishers are insisting the press publisher’s right will be good for business and won’t harm consumers. Angela Mills Wade of the European Publishers Council explains
ECTA’s copyright committee was formed in response to the modernisation of the EU’s approach to copyright. Chair Dr Christian Freudenberg tells Mark Dugdale what this has meant in practice
ECTA has ramped up its efforts to ensure that IP rights are heard in Brexit negotiations. But this isn’t all the trademark association has been up to in the past year, as Ruta Olmane explains
William Dyer III and Bea Koempel-Thomas of Lee & Hayes examine TC Heartland v Kraft and the arguments put forward in support of each party
As Brexit negotiations begin, it is still unclear where trademarks fit in. But, with two years to get a good deal, the UK government needs to consider all aspects
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While Indian fair use is not explicit, provisions exist for the fair dealing of copyright. Rohit Singh and Tina Canneth of Abu-Ghazeleh Intellectual Property delve deeper
An interpretation of the current events exception in Radosavljević is creative, say BDK Advokati's Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović
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Yu-Li Tsai of Deep & Far examines how damages are calculated in patent infringement litigation
A recent amendment will make costly annulments a thing of the past. Gilberto Sanchez of SPECyF explains
New legislation in Turkey promises a swathe of trademark changes. Dr Cahit Suluk of Cahit Suluk Intellectual Property Law Firm explains
A trademark decision clarified ‘against the public order’ as an absolute ground for refusal. Sár and Partners – Danubia Patent & Law Office reports
Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović of BDK Advokati review the recent squabble about copyright protection for ‘routinely created photos’
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