Claim for damages in Poland – will a new case revolutionize the system?

Piotr Dynowski, LL. M. and Michał Sałajczyk, Bird & Bird, investigate why Polish Copyright Law recently came to the attention of the EU justice system

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Tackling the coherence gap

Alec Cameron, Telefónica, analyses the legal coherence (or lack thereof) of the reforms set out under Article 13 of the DSM Copyright Directive.

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The crossroads of compilation copyright and database protection

Mark Teng, Infinitus Law Corporation, explores the case of Global Yellow Pages Ltd. V Promedia Directories Pte Ltd.

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Copyrights and Anti-Counterfeiting Measures in Brazil

Constanza Woltzenlogel, Luiz Leonardos & Advogados, explores the anti-counterfeiting measures undertaken in Brazil, specifically thinking about the customs process.

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Valid proofs of prior copyright

Zio Z. Deng, Jiaquan IP Law, explores the Shanghai Company vs. Sweden AB case in relation to prior copyrights in Chinese trademark and copyright law.

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Seek, consume and use: content sharing in the workplace

Frederic Haber from Copyright Clearance Center, Inc., presents the findings of the 2016 Information Seeking, Consumption and Use Report – North America and Europe and the implications on copyright law.

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2016: Canadian Copyright Year in Review

Jill Jarvis Tonus, Catherine Lovrics, Tamara Winegust, and Andrew Ngo from Bereskin and Parr select the most interesting developments in Canadian copyright law in 2016.

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Copyright collective rights management in Nigeria

John Onyido, SPA Ajibade & Co., considers important issues of collecting societies and the management of musical works in Nigeria with specific reference to the recent lawsuit concerning COSON an MTNN.

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Give me a “Huh?”

Relani Belous, Penthouse Global Media, Inc., considers copyright law in the USA specifically thinking about design copyrights on uniforms, tattoos, and street art.

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Implications for copyright law

William Miles, from Briffa, considers the implications of Brexit on copyright law by exploring a variety of possibilities that may come from the decision.

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The role of Copyright Offices in the Americas

José Roberto Herrera, from Herrera Díaz Abogados, here outlines some of the notable differences in the role of copyright differences throughout the Americas.

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Find and Share the Knowledge: The USA

Claudia Ray, Bonnie L. Jarrett, and Catie Seibel from Kirkland & Ellis LLP share their knowledge of copyright legislation in the USA.

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Article of the week #1: Give me a “Huh?”

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