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In the countdown to the European Parliament elections in May, the corridors in Brussels and Strasbourg echo with anxious talk not only about populist candidates...

Is a “digital, dynamic, context-based advertising system” patentable?

Following a couple of high profile Australian Federal Court cases (RPL and Research Affiliates), the Australian Patent Office has been reticent to grant patents...

Influencing Media: Data, power dynamics and new music discovery in the music industry

Not only have digital service providers such as Apple Music, Spotify and Amazon begun to provide the industry with substantial revenue, but...

Online gambling is coming to Slovakia. What to expect?

Traditional land-based gambling and online betting have already been open to the private sector for some time. However, with the growing importance...

Football as a business in 2019 – who is top of the league?

A continuing expansion The Money League is based principally on football clubs' ability to generate revenue from a...

The CMA clamps down on social media endorsements

It was only a couple of months ago that we were reporting on the release of "An Influencer's Guide to making clear...

Influencer marketing in Germany: Courts in Berlin try to find a balance between practicality...

In May 2018, a court in Berlin argued that influencers' social media posts will always be a commercial activity. In the court's...

Capitol Records, LLC v. ReDigi Inc., USA: A win for copyright owners in the...

In 2001 under the command of Steve Jobs, Apple revolutionised the way we all listen to music through the release of iTunes. iTunes...

It’s Christmas (lottery) time – “El Gordo” is reaching the German lottery market

Secondary lotteries and messenger services (brokers) In Germany - and most likely elsewhere - there are an increasing number...

UK Government inquiry into the growth of immersive and addictive technologies

What triggered the inquiry? The inquiry follows wider recognition of the increasing impact of technology on our society. Ofcom...