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Jess Varnish Employment Tribunal Decision explained

The judgment passed down by the Tribunal on 16 January 2019 has widespread ramifications for athlete funding, and provides some degree of certainty for...

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...

What does the future hold for French anti fake news laws?

Background – elections and "fake news" In recent years elections and referendums held throughout the world have been blighted by "fake...

European Commission names and shames IPR offenders on new Watch List

What is the Watch List? The Watch List realises one of the "comprehensive package...

New advertising rules to crack down on gender stereotypes

Why was a new rule needed? The ASA's announcement of this change to the Advertising Codes is the culmination of...

Rebel Wilson’s High Court defamation bid fails, bringing Wilson v Bauer to an end

Back in September 2017, Ms Wilson won her defamation claim against Bauer over several articles published in and on various Australian magazines and websites...

The EU Settlement Agreement: the answer to the Free Movement Dilemma?

The EU Settlement Scheme In order to continue living and working in the UK after Brexit, EU nationals and their family members will need to...

Fair Compensation for Dutch Bestselling Authors

The bestseller-clause On July 1st, 2015, the Copyright Contract Act entered into force in the Netherlands.  This constituted important changes in Dutch copyright contract law....