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  • Copyright at the crossroads

    September 01, 2014

    Legislators and courts all over the world are grappling with the challenge that new technology poses to copyright norms. James Nurton summarises the latest developments and examines why some feel reform is vital

  • On-screen and cache copies do not infringe, says CJEU

    June 05, 2014

    Copies on a user’s computer screen and on the internet cache on the hard disk may be made without the authorisation of the copyright holders, the Court of Justice of the EU has confirmed in its ruling in the so-called Meltwater case

  • Courts address the social media-copyright clash

    February 26, 2014

    Social media increasingly poses a threat to traditional copyright concepts. Nick Bolter and Gareth Dickson examine what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object

  • 5-a-day: CTM changes; CLS v Alice and the return of Kim Dotcom

    February 12, 2013

    Managing IP’s daily round-up of five IP-related developments in the past 24 hours

  • Tribunal sets licensing fees in Meltwater case

    February 14, 2012

  • Will 2012 see the copyright fightback?

    December 20, 2011

    Next year a range of cases and law changes will affect all copyright owners – from authors to musicians to film makers – but the dominant issue will be the increasingly global and bitter debate over who should be liable for clamping down on online infringement and how best to do it

  • Can I quote this headline?

    September 01, 2011

    The law on fair use or fair dealing varies more than many think, with countries like Israel, Japan and South Korea implementing US-type reforms and the UK consulting on it. Local lawyers from six countries give their advice on an area of law that often varies substantially by culture

  • Internet users left confused after Meltwater ruling

    July 28, 2011

    Yesterday’s Court of Appeal ruling that decided viewers of articles and headlines could breach copyright has led to confusion over the rules on infringement

  • Meltwater loses headline appeal

    July 27, 2011

    The Court of Appeal in London has today upheld a ruling that headlines and web links taken from newspapers’ websites are protected by copyright

  • Court of Appeal to rule on headlines

    June 15, 2011

    The Court of Appeal in London is hearing a case this week over whether newspaper headlines and web links can be protected by copyright

  • When hyperlinks can infringe copyright

    November 30, 2010

    The High Court in London has ruled that web links and headlines taken from newspapers’ websites are protected by copyright


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