Summer of Sport—placing sponsorship and image rights on the podium

What are the main sponsorship deals in place at the main sporting events this summer? Looking at what are probably the four biggest sporting...

Sound familiar? Music copyright disputes coming back into focus

This week, a US district court jury cleared Led Zeppelin of claims that their iconic song Stairway to Heaven was copied from an earlier,...

Danish gambling operator ordered to stop using misleading slogan

The Danish Consumer Ombudsman has recently demanded 'Danske Licens Spil' to stop using a popular marketing slogan due to it misleading consumers into thinking...
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Wilfred Ng explains the latest developments shaping media and advertising law in China

https://apis.google.com/_/scs/abc-static/_/js/k=gapi.gapi.en.PQWOXwGAyXQ.O/m=client/exm=card,gapi_iframes,gapi_iframes_style_slide_menu/rt=j/sv=1/d=1/ed=1/rs=AHpOoo-SsKefX_tnkYaztI7tux9JZAkUgw/cb=gapi.loaded_2Wilfred Ng explains the latest developments shaping media and advertising law in China Hong Kong Associate Wilfred Ng explains how restrictions on foreign investment in...

New French Digital Republic Bill to officially recognise eSports

France's new Law for a Digital Republic (more commonly known as the "Digital Republic Bill"), which is currently being discussed by the French parliament,...
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Welcome to MediaWrites

Phil Sherrell, head of Bird & Bird's international Media, Entertainment and Sport sector, introduces MediaWrites.

UK celebrity privacy injunction – ground breaking by not really breaking much ground

In its eagerly awaited recent judgment the UK Supreme Court1 upheld an injunction in relation to what commentators have called 'the worst kept secret'...
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Pin-Ping Oh explains new site blocking measures in Singapore

Singapore-based associate Pin-Ping Oh explains Singapore's new Copyright Act, which makes it possible for copyright holders to apply to block websites which blatantly infringe...
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Phil Sherrell explains what the newest Digital Single Market changes mean for content creators...

Description: On Wednesday 25 May, the EU Commission announced new developments to its Digital Single Market agenda. A new draft Directive, a draft Regulation and...

Commission publishes Draft Regulation on Geo-Blocking

When launching its Digital Marketing Strategy in May 2015, the Commission highlighted that one of the major aims of the strategy would be to...