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Leading Internet Case Law

Volume: 8 Issue: 1


The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit rules on whether 17 U.S.C. ß 201(c) allows a copyright owner to reproduce a revised digital version of a collective copyrighted print work. / read more

A US federal district court rules that software is originally sold rather than licensed by its distributor, and therefore it can be sold on the second hand e-commerce market. / read more

The Court of Appeal rules on the application of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 to software that circumvents anti-counterfeiting technology used in computer game consoles. / read more

The European Court of Justice rules that use of a competitor's trade mark in comparative advertising is allowed if it does not cause confusion on the part of the public. / read more

The High Court orders pre-action disclosure against an ex-employee in respect of a claim that he copied and retained contact information via the LinkedIn social network. / read more

The High Court considers whether comments made in a national newspaper constitute defamation and express malice. / read more

The Court rules that eBay's use of jewellery company Tiffany's trademarks is protected under nominative fair use. / read more

The Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris rejects Paris Saint Germain's request to prevent bookmakers from using its trademark in conducting sports betting. / read more

Italy's data protection commissioner applies Italy's Personal Data Protection Code to reverse the decision of a Rome Court, which had ordered ISPs to disclose details of file sharers. / read more

A ruling by the UK Court of Appeal considers that Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights applies to the this case, which involves privacy of children of celebrities. / 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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