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The Witcher Saga: the author’s quest for additional royalties from video game developer

On 2 October, CDPR published a statement in which it referred to the letter it received from Sapkowski’s attorneys. The letter claims that the...

Is the Music Modernization Act the most important change to US Copyright Law in...

What's New? Although generally referred to in the industry as the Music Modernization Act, the body of legislation is, in fact, three separate pieces of...

ECHR releases its judgment in the Pechstein case: what does this mean for the...

Who is Pechstein and what is her case about? Claudia Pechstein (born 1972) is a German speed skater, and one of the most successful...

CAP releases a new guide for social media influencers

CAP and the CMA have teamed up to create a new guide, "An Influencer’s Guide to making clear that ads are ads", which sets...

News in This Week: European Parliament adopts revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive

The draft revised legislation was approved by a significant majority; 452 votes in favour with 132 against, and 65 abstentions. Headline news Under the existing AVMSD,...

Recording proceedings in the lower courts – are televised trials likely in the future?

The Ministry of Justice is currently reviewing the results of a pilot programme, run by various news broadcasters last year, which filmed proceedings in...

Gambling Regulators Sharpen Focus on Loot Boxes & Social Gaming

Why the concern? As we have seen in other areas, the unease of gambling regulators has increased due to a combination of consumer concern, media...

Government warns of new regulatory landscape for UK-based broadcasters and video-on-demand operators in case...

In fact, even in the event of a deal the UK government notice repeats previous suggestions that audio-visual media services won't be covered by...

A Sporting Chance? – EU Parliament Votes for New Copyright Protection for Sports Organisers

This week saw the European Parliament adopt its position on the proposed EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market – see our...

News in Today: European Parliament adopts its position on Copyright Directive

Rights holders will be pleased as the Directive is intended to strengthen their ability to negotiate royalty payments from online platforms that use their...