The District Court of Amsterdam recently ruled that the original text of Anne Frank's diaries may be copied for scientific research. The case is...
Communication

ICC has recently issued a statement asking governments to reject “general advertising bans” and “overly prescriptive restrictions on truthful commercial communications”. Through this statement,...

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...

On 15 January 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "CJEU") gave a preliminary ruling in the case of Ryanair Ltd...

The European Commission revealed its strategic plan for a Digital Single Market (DSM) on 6 May 2015 (the document is available to view here)...

The EU Commission has opened its online platforms (Digital Single Market) consultation, giving digital businesses three months to shape the agenda on issues ranging...

Ali Ramadan, senior Associate in the Venture Capital Practice at Bird & Bird who works with investee companies and investors on equity and growth...

The digital media landscape is evolving fast, with technology and consumer interest developing at a pace that challenges regulatory bodies. One example is product...

The Swedish Supreme Court recently rejected a request from the Prosecutor-General for a search warrant against certain IT equipment stored at the Swedish newspaper...

On 7 April 2015, the Dutch Supreme Court referred the case GS Media/Sanoma to the ECJ (Footnote1).  Following Svensson (Footnote2) and BestWater (Footnote3), it...