Friday, March 22, 2019

Part 1 – Let the games begin: German IP law in...

In this article, the first of two articles, we consider copyright and ancillary copyright and design rights. Look out for Part 2 covering the impact of trademarks,...

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

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

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

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

Technology changing sport: Mechanical doping

In recent years, mechanical doping has been a high profile issue in the sport of cycling. Mechanical doping, or 'technological fraud' as the Union...

Wearable Tech in Elite Sport

What's special about wearable tech in elite sport? Wearable tech in the consumer market has traditionally seen wrist worn devices that can monitor performance, often...

Football as a business in 2019 – who is top of...

A continuing expansion The Money League is based principally on football clubs' ability to generate revenue from a...

Technology changing sport part II: Challenging on-field decisions based on video...

In recent years, the use of technology to assist the on-field decision-making of referees and umpires has increased dramatically. In recent weeks, contentious decisions...

Skin betting from a Czech gambling law perspective

The Czech Republic is set to modernise its gambling regulation and open its gambling market to EU and EEA residents, by adopting the new...

APAC Sports Update 3: War against illicit set-top boxes

While much of the world was consumed with Christmas turkey and New Year's Eve countdowns in late 2017, three individuals in Hong Kong were...

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