Database rights: infringement by extraction or re-utilisation

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/global/database-rights-infringement-by-extraction-or-re-utilisation

The High Court has held that a geospatial address dataset creator was liable for infringement of database rights.

03 February 2020

Copyright: terms of injunction and scope of damages inquiry

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/global/copyright-terms-of-injunction-and-scope-of-damages-inquiry

The High Court has considered the terms of injunctive relief and the scope of the damages inquiry in the TuneIn radio aggregator copyright infringement case.

03 February 2020

Sky v SkyKick

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/uk/sky-v-skykick

Today's CJEU decision in the case of Sky v Skykick at first sight comes as a relief to proprietors of registered trade marks. The CJEU has decided that the inclusion of broad terms in specifications such as "computer software" are not grounds of invalidity as ...

29 January 2020

The CJEU clarifies the principle of copyright exhaustion in the digital environment

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2020/europe/the-cjeu-clarifies-the-principle-of-copyright-exhaustion-in-the-digital-environment

The CJEU has ruled that the supply of second hand e-books by Tom Kabinet constituted an unauthorised communication to the public within the meaning of Article 3(1) of the InfoSoc Directive and therefore held to be unlawful.

28 January 2020

PLC Magazine IP and IT bytes, November 2019

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/uk/plc-magazine---ip-and-it-bites---november-2019

PLC magazine IP/IT Bytes for November has now been published. In this issue we have the following material: ‚ÄčTrade marks: online infringement of EUTM based on targeting AMS Neve and others v Heritage Audio SL and others C-172/18. ‚ÄčPatents: ...

30 December 2019