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  1. Legal news
    26 February 2019
    Ofcom publishes draft TV licences for ‘no-deal Brexit’
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/ofcom-publishes-draft-tv-licences-for-no-deal-brexit

    On 22 February 2019, Ofcom took a step towards preparing for the possibility of a 'no-deal' Brexit by publishing draft television broadcast licences for new applicants from the day of exit. Ofcom has invited comments on ...

  2. Legal news
    21 March 2018
    Reports of Trade Mark Cases for CIPA - March 2018
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/ip-case-reports-march-2018

    In this month's report, we analyse the questions referred to the CJ by the High Court in Sky v Skykick. We also report on the unsuccessful trade mark opposition by Starbucks against a mark that allegedly infringed their ...

  3. Legal news
    16 April 2020
    Broadcasting & OTT Podcast, part 1: the piracy issue & a technological response
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/broadcasting-and-ott-podcast-part-1-the-piracy-issue-and-a-technological-response

    In the latest MediaWrites article, Richard McMorris leads a two-part podcast, part one being with Rebecca O'Kelly-Gillard and Philippe Bradley-Schmieg, focusing on issues facing broadcasting, content, media and OTT ...

  4. Legal news
    09 February 2021
    Broadcasting subsector series: a radical shakeup part 3. The wrong answer to the right question? A look at whether enhancing the prominence regime is really the right way to help public service broadcasters.
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/broadcasting-subsector-series-a-radical-shakeup-part-3

    In its report Small Screen: Big Debate, Ofcom’s vision of the future of public service broadcasting (PSB) is set out as an urgent appeal for radical reform. The issue of prominence is identified as the key catalyst in ...

  5. Legal news
    27 January 2020
    UK Government “has no plans” to implement the Copyright Directive
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/uk-government-has-no-plans-to-implement-the-copyright-directive

    Since its passing last year, there has been speculation about whether the UK would implement the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. This week, government minister Chris Skidmore confirmed that there ...

  6. Legal news
    18 January 2021
    English Premier League wins latest round in battle over satellite decoder cards
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/english-premier-league-wins-latest-round-in-battle-over-satellite-decoder-cards

    In the latest case involving the commercial use in the UK of a domestic satellite decoder card acquired from a foreign broadcaster, the English Court of Appeal rejected a pub owner's argument that the Premier League ...

  7. Legal news
    27 January 2021
    Broadcasting Subsector Series: A radical shakeup -Why Ofcom’s focus on PSB prominence rules matters for the whole industry
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/broadcasting-subsector-series-a-radical-shakeup

    Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, has warned that without a “radical shakeup”, traditional UK public service broadcasting (PSB) is “unlikely to survive” in the digital age. However, the implications of Ofcom’s ...