It is estimated that the average consumer is exposed to up to 10,000 ads in a single day. Advertising is a big part of the consumer experience and as technology increasingly plays a protagonist role in our daily lives, it … Continue reading
CJEU RULES THAT A CLOUD BASED SERVICE FOR REMOTE RECORDING IS A COMMUNICATION TO THE PUBLIC AND SO MUST OBTAIN THE RIGHTS HOLDERS’ CONSENT
This is a further case which reinforces the importance and strength to rights holders of the right to communicate a copyright work to the public provided by Article 3 of the Copyright Directive (2001/29). The CJEU held that a cloud … Continue reading
Threatening proceedings for intellectual property right infringement can sometimes backfire. In relation to patents, trade marks and designs, there is a right for any person aggrieved by the threat to bring an action against the threatener. The “aggrieved” person may not … Continue reading
See our updated posting on the new Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017 published on 28 September 2017 in anticipation of the Act coming into force on 1 October 2017 here.
High Court orders ISPs to block their customers from receiving unauthorised streaming of Premier League football matches
Following on from a number of decisions in which internet service providers (ISPs) were ordered to block their customers from accessing websites whose content infringed the rights of intellectual property owners, the High Court has granted an order sought by … Continue reading