Thursday, April 25, 2019

Fox succeeds in securing appeal to Supreme Court in “glee” trade...

  Following a series of rulings dating back to 2011, Fox was held to have infringed Comic Enterprise’s UK-registered trademarks for ‘the glee CLUB’ by...

Fast cars and soggy bottoms – are format rights worth their...

What is left once TV stars quit? Earlier this year, the producers of the Great British Bake Off (GBBO) - a wildly popular baking show...

The ins and outs of geoblocking

Geoblocking has become a controversial topic... The European Commission sees unjustified geoblocking as an impediment to the Digital Single Market, whilst there is a...

OTT TV in Germany

Germany is one of the largest TV markets in the world – and a rather peculiar one in some respects. Foreign businesses considering whether...

A new initiative against illegal file sharing launched in Sweden

The new initiative is called Spridningskollen, which roughly translates to "dissemination control" and seems, at least initially, to be focused on illegal file sharing...

Open Wi-Fi and copyright – the CJEU McFadden decision

Open Wi-Fi and copyright - the CJEU McFadden decision The CJEU yesterday delivered its judgment in McFadden, concerning the liability for user copyright infringement of...

The Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect the media industry?

The Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect the media industry? What is the levy? From 6 April 2017, all employers with an annual pay bill...

Twitter strikes UK deal with Sky Sports over Premier League football...

Twitter recently announced that it has signed an agreement with Sky Sports that will see highlights and goals from the 2016/17 English football Premier...

No interim injunction against publication of images featuring zoo animals used...

Background CAPS (the Captive Animals Protection Society) is a campaigning charity which aims to stop the exploitation of animals, particularly in circuses, zoos and the...

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