UK celebrity privacy injunction – ground breaking by not really breaking much ground

In its eagerly awaited recent judgment the UK Supreme Court1 upheld an injunction in relation to what commentators have called 'the worst kept secret'...
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Pin-Ping Oh explains new site blocking measures in Singapore

Singapore-based associate Pin-Ping Oh explains Singapore's new Copyright Act, which makes it possible for copyright holders to apply to block websites which blatantly infringe...
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Phil Sherrell explains what the newest Digital Single Market changes mean for content creators...

Description: On Wednesday 25 May, the EU Commission announced new developments to its Digital Single Market agenda. A new draft Directive, a draft Regulation and...

Commission publishes Draft Regulation on Geo-Blocking

When launching its Digital Marketing Strategy in May 2015, the Commission highlighted that one of the major aims of the strategy would be to...

Commission Issues Communication on Online Platforms

The European Commission today set out its position on the future regulation and development of online platforms in Europe. This communication is the result...

Proposed revisions to the Audio Visual Media Services Directive

In response to the fast changing audiovisual media landscape, particularly the convergence of traditional, linear TV and content distributed via over-the-top (OTT) services (that...

Can a language klingon to copyright?

Battle lines are being drawn in the US regarding whether or not a (made up) language, in this case ‘Klingon’ as used in the...

Telephone directories and the copyrightability of factual compilations in Singapore

Compilations are more pervasive than one may think. Every time a list or table is created, or an aggregate of data is presented in...

An eight-second clip can be a substantial part of a broadcast/film

England and Wales Cricket Board and Sky UK Limited vs Tixdaq Limited and Fanatix Limited – High Court finds that copyright in a broadcast...

Singapore – Changes to Media Market Conduct Code to better protect pay-TV consumers

Following a 4-month long public consultation, the Media Development Authority of Singapore ("MDA") has finalised changes to the Media Market Conduct Code ("the Code"). The...