NEWSFLASH – Copyright infringement: The Pirate Bay does communicate to the public

The CJEU today handed down its judgment in the case of Ziggo which concerned the well-known peer-to-peer file sharing platform – The Pirate Bay....

Multimedia player sellers and individual streamers beware! Filmspeler broadens scope for copyright infringement in...

The Filmspeler judgment specifically addresses the sale of multimedia players with pre-installed add-ons containing hyperlinks to unauthorised content.  The decision means that suppliers of...

UPDATED: Brexit and the Reciprocity Gap

In our 3 part video series on Brexit implications for media businesses we touched on some of the issues which the industry will be...

Bird & Bird APAC Sports Update 2: Sports Stars and Image Rights in China

Michael Jordan has achieved a lot in his life. He is a six-time NBA champion, a 14-time NBA All-Star, a three-time All-Star MVP and...

Free Speech in the Age of the Echo Chamber: our reporter attends the British...

What actually is 'fake news'? Although the term 'fake news' only entered the public lexicon in October 2016, it has since achieved a level of ubiquity only...

Dutch Court strikes down ban on ‘zero rating’ – a win for uncapped music...

Data Free Music & the ban on price discrimination On 10th October 2016, T-Mobile launched the service 'Data Free Music' (Datavrije Muziek), which is...
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Tom Mintern talks about how changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules may impact Media/Tech

  Tom Mintern, Associate in our London office Employment department, talks about how changes to the UK's Immigration Rules may impact the Media/Tech sectors. This video...

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...

Moving towards DVB-T2: The digitisation of broadcasting in the Czech Republic

The 694-790 MHz frequency band (Spectrum) – also referred to as the 700 MHz band – is currently widely used for digital terrestrial broadcasting...

eSports broadcasting – a difficult balance to strike

eSports broadcasting – a difficult balance to strike As the eSports juggernaut continues to gather momentum during 2017, one question that will be on the...