EU hit Nike with €12.5m fine

EU hit Nike with €12.5m fine

Nike has been hit with a €12.5m fine for blocking cross-border sales of soccer merchandise of some of Europe’s biggest clubs. The European Commission said the U.S. sportswear company's illegal practices occurred from 2004 to 2017 and related to licensed merchandise...

EU Parliament votes in favour of copyright directive

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of the new law to reform how copyrighted content posted online is governed. The legislation passed yesterday with 348 votes against 274 votes. The EU Copyright Directive has been heavily debated since its conception...

TrueLake files infringement suit against audio platform Ximalaya

Leading publisher of Mandarin audiobooks TrueLake Holdings Limited announced it had filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Ximalaya, an Internet audio platform in China, purported to have over 400 million registered users. The lawsuit, filled in Beijing,...

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EU hit Nike with €12.5m fine

Nike has been hit with a €12.5m fine for blocking cross-border sales of soccer merchandise of some of Europe’s biggest clubs. The European Commission said the U.S. sportswear company's illegal practices occurred from 2004 to 2017 and related to licensed merchandise...

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EU Parliament votes in favour of copyright directive

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of the new law to reform how copyrighted content posted online is governed. The legislation passed yesterday with 348 votes against 274 votes. The EU Copyright Directive has been heavily debated since its conception...

read more

Problems with Mexican Copyright Law: Camcording

Luis C. Schmidt and Fernanda Díaz from OLIVARES and Ana Maria Magaña from MPAA, explore some of the problems with Mexican Copyright Law by looking into camcording and outline some of the changes needed to help solve the problems.

Artificial intelligence and copyright

Maria Diaz from Uhthoff, Gomez Vega & Uhthoff, S.C explores the growing trend of artificial intelligence, specifically looking into robots and the regulation and protection of such AI.

Klacht Delict: the prevailing copyright law in Indonesia

Nadya P G Djajadiningrat from HarvesPat considers law enforcement in the field of Copyright Law in Indonesia by looking closely at Klacht Delict (complain-based delict).

Books into films: reserved rights and creative control

Claudia Roggero from Dandi Media explores the copyright laws necessary to consider turning a literature piece into a motion picture, considering the literary property option and purchase agreements.

Important Canadian copyright developments

Jill Jarvis-Tonus, Catherine Lovrics, and Max Rothschild from Bereskin & Parr LLP explore recent developments on copyright protection in Canada for data and databases and look into recent decisions on the scope of users’ rights.

Don’t “copy wrong” in Sweden

Petter Rindforth from Fenix legal investigates Swedish copyright laws by considering some of the major judgments and law progresses in recent years.

Copyright vs. Trademarks: Can logos be protected by copyright?

Claudia Ray and Bonnie L. Jarrett from Kirkland and Ellis LLP explore trademark and copyright laws in the USA with respect to logos and the potential to enhance protection for logos using copyright law.

Meme copyright: Can you laugh away the law?

Sophia Höttinger from Copytrack looks into the copyright law that surrounds viral internet sensations in the form of memes.

Designs on Brexit – an overview of the legal landscape

Margaret Briffa from Briffa focuses on the consequences of a change in the regime for design businesses that rely heavily on a bundle of complimentary rights for protection both domestic and EU wide.

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