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  1. Legal news
    06 May 2020
    German Federal Supreme Court decides in spectacular music sampling case – for the fourth (and last?) time
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/german-federal-supreme-court-decides-in-spectacular-music-sampling-case

    The German Federal Supreme Court has issued yet another decision in the long-running music record sampling case known as “Metall auf Metall”, providing some clarity on when sampling will be infringe copyright.

  2. Legal news
    26 May 2020
    No copyright violation by publication of book excerpts of a member of the German Parliament through an internet news portal
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/no-copyright-violation-by-publication-of-book-excerpts-of-a-member-of-the-german-parliament-through

    Franz Gernhardt reports on the highly anticipated decision of the German Federal Court of Justice regarding the degree to which a news portal can use excerpts from a book when relying on the exception for reporting on ...

  3. Legal news
    14 July 2021
    German Federal Cartel Office queries “50 + 1” rule
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/germany/german-federal-cartel-office-queries-50--1-rule

    The DFL had requested a preliminary assessment by the FCO to confirm that its controversial “50 + 1” rule is compatible with German and EU competition law.

  4. Twobirds news
    11 February 2021
    Bird & Bird advises Seedtag on the acquisition of recognified
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2021/germany/bird-and-bird-beraet-seedtag-beim-erwerb-von-recognified

    Bird & Bird LLP has advised Seedtag Advertising S.L., one of the leading contextual advertising platforms in Europe and Latin America, on the acquisition of Munich-based recognified GmbH.

  5. Legal news
    02 July 2020
    The Afghanistan Papers – Germany cannot prohibit the publication of military situation reports by invoking copyright law
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/the-afghanistan-papers-germany-cannot-prohibit-the-publication-of-military-situation-reports

    Roman Brtka reports on a recent decision by the German Federal Court of Justice ruling on the German Government's attempt to prevent press publication of classified reports on the basis of copyright infringement. Roman ...

  6. Legal news
    05 January 2018
    Part One - Let the games begin: German IP law in the world of esports
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/germany/german-ip-law-in-the-world-of-esports-part-one

    Growing numbers of viewers and rising profits are making esports increasingly interesting for event organizers, sports leagues, sponsors and with traditional sports clubs even establishing their own esports divisions.

  7. Legal news
    09 January 2018
    Part Two - Let the games begin: German IP law in the world of esports
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/germany/german-ip-law-in-the-world-of-esports-part-two

    The use of trade marks on in-game virtual products (e.g. manufacturer logos) is probably permissible in light of the principles established by the German Federal Court of Justice in the Opel-Blitz II decision.

  8. Legal news
    21 January 2020
    Ad blocking software - conflicting priorities on a two-sided market and competitive concerns
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/germany/ad-blocking-software-conflicting-priorities-on-a-two-sided-market-and-competitive-concerns

    Our German partner Jörg Witting and associate Heike Lesch look at the recent decision of the German Federal Supreme Court on ad blocker software and the relevant antitrust aspects.

  9. Twobirds news
    20 August 2021
    Bird & Bird advised Sony Music on share acquisition in Tiger Media
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2021/germany/bird-and-bird-beraet-sony-music-bei-anteilserwerb-an-tiger-media

    Bird & Bird LLP has advised Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH on the acquisition of shares in Tiger Media International GmbH.