Sunday, March 24, 2019

Newsflash: Singapore Government launches public consultation on proposed changes to copyright...

The Ministry of Law has launched a public consultation to seek views on proposed changes to Singapore's copyright regime.  As the last major overhaul...

What’s Trending in Media and Sport: Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality - or AR - has developed at a rapid rate over the last 5 years. In the video below, Richard and Caroline...

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) – cryptocurrency, fundraising and the media industry...

Throughout 2017 Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, have developed as a popular new form of fundraising. The ICO trend in the market place has snowballed...

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

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....

Sound familiar? Music copyright disputes coming back into focus

This week, a US district court jury cleared Led Zeppelin of claims that their iconic song Stairway to Heaven was copied from an earlier,...

Music streaming: call for performers to reap the rewards

According to IFPI's annual global music report, streaming is now established as the most prevalent and significant format in the industry. When the European...

Potential rule changes for song licensing in the United States

The Department of Justice ("DOJ") in the United States is currently undertaking a review of the antitrust agreements (consent decrees) regulating ASCAP and BMI,...

BREAKING NEWS: Sir Cliff Richard wins landmark privacy battle against the...

The High Court today found that Sir Cliff Richard's privacy rights were infringed in a 'serious' and also somewhat 'sensationalist way' by the BBC's...

Preliminary questions for the ECJ in relation to Playboy photos

On 7 April 2015, the Dutch Supreme Court referred the case GS Media/Sanoma to the ECJ (Footnote1).  Following Svensson (Footnote2) and BestWater (Footnote3), it...

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