Sunday, March 24, 2019

Swedish Supreme Court ruling: does a domain name constitute property?

The Pirate Bay Piracy remains a problem in Sweden - according to a report from The Internet Foundation in Sweden, 75% of Swedish 16-25...

MediaWrites @ SXSW 2018

In the video below, Phil Sherrell discusses some of the highlights from SXSW 2018, the conference's emphasis on blockchain and how esports is finally entering...

Mechanical engineering: Spotify, mechanical royalties and the metadata gap

Press attention focussed on the disclosure of metrics that would have seemed fantastical when the streaming platform was launched in 2008: 71m paying subscribers,...

What’s Trending in Media and Sport

Change is constant within the media, entertainment and sport industries, and this process has only been accelerated by the influence of digital technologies. These...

Sync Licensing: What to look out for

The benefits of Sync Sync is thriving and, thanks to services like Shazam, increasingly sophisticated. Think of the exposure garnered by the band, Jungle, in...

ECJ rules in favour of workers on holiday pay – implications...

Recent case law developments have led to an increase in the protection afforded to some individuals who work on a self-employed basis. Indeed, only...

NEWSFLASH: CMA cracks down on secondary ticketing websites

Following its investigation, the CMA announced it had widespread concerns about the information that customers are provided with on secondary ticketing websites, and believed...

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...

How, What, When – Protection of musical works in Denmark

The How? How are musical works protected in Denmark? Original musical (along with other 'artistic') works are provided automatic protection in Denmark by virtue of...

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