Commission Issues Communication on Online Platforms

The European Commission today set out its position on the future regulation and development of online platforms in Europe. This communication is the result...

Proposed revisions to the Audio Visual Media Services Directive

In response to the fast changing audiovisual media landscape, particularly the convergence of traditional, linear TV and content distributed via over-the-top (OTT) services (that...

Can a language klingon to copyright?

Battle lines are being drawn in the US regarding whether or not a (made up) language, in this case ‘Klingon’ as used in the...

Telephone directories and the copyrightability of factual compilations in Singapore

Compilations are more pervasive than one may think. Every time a list or table is created, or an aggregate of data is presented in...

An eight-second clip can be a substantial part of a broadcast/film

England and Wales Cricket Board and Sky UK Limited vs Tixdaq Limited and Fanatix Limited – High Court finds that copyright in a broadcast...

Singapore – Changes to Media Market Conduct Code to better protect pay-TV consumers

Following a 4-month long public consultation, the Media Development Authority of Singapore ("MDA") has finalised changes to the Media Market Conduct Code ("the Code"). The...

Medico-apps and regulation

Along with the rapid development of technology in the mobile sector, there has come a growing number of health apps, which can keep track...

Price marketing in Denmark

Before and now-offers have been subject to much debate in Denmark due to the before-prices often not reflecting the actual normal price of the...

Concealed advertising on social media in Denmark

The Danish consumer ombudsman has recently notified the police of an incident of concealed advertising through a Danish singer's Instagram profile. The company Unilever manufactures...

Digital Single Market: EU Commission proposal for a cross-border portability right

On 9 December 2015, the European Commission presented a proposal to allow Europeans to travel with their online content across EU. This proposal is...