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Leading Internet Case Law

Volume: 7 Issue: 3


The High Court issues an important decision on the ownership of information kept by an employee on his employer's email system / read more

A Dutch court rules that the playing of a surreptitious recording of a telephone conversation in dismissal proceedings does not violate Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. / read more

A United States District Court dismisses a claim by a free software provider for injunctive relief against another provider to remove all references to its products. / read more

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rules that a service provider may not change the terms of its service contract by merely posting a revised contract on its website. / read more

The Trade Marks Registry refuses to register 'F1', rejecting arguments that the term does not consist exclusively of an abbreviation describing a form of motor sport. / read more

The Bavarian High court rules that it is not technologically practical to block internet gambling services from certain states within Germany. / read more

A WIPO panel rules against the complainant over the domain name 'uwe.com', despite holding trade mark registrations in 'uwe' in various jurisdictions. / read more

The High Court rejects a patent application because it related to a computer program which as excluded subject matter, cannot be patented. It also allowed additional grounds of objection against the patent raised by the Comptroller General of Patents. / read more

The Civil Court of Pisa acknowledges that the Italian gaming authority's decree requiring ISPs to block access to Italians seeking to visit online gambling sites is in conflict with EU law. / read more

A US district court issues a judgment which may limit the class action liability for organisations that electronically store consumer personal information. / read more


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The bi-monthly case law publication providing expert analysis of key cases relating to the internet. Topics covered include intellectual property rights, copyright infringements, ISP liability, online advertising, distance selling regulations, privacy law, social networking, telecoms, and domain name disputes / read more

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