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DLA Piper

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Name: DLA Piper
Date registered: 21 December 2012

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  1. If you can’t beat them, block them. Section 115A strikes against piracy websites, this time for the music industry — 4 May 2017
  2. Leicester City Football Club: The Legendary Rise That Almost Never Happened — 31 July 2016
  3. Brexit and MSE: Post Brexit Trade Models – Switzerland — 21 July 2016
  4. Brexit and MSE: The Data Protection Outlook — 20 July 2016
  5. Brexit and MSE: What next for European trade mark protection in the light of the UK referendum result? — 19 July 2016

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If you can’t beat them, block them. Section 115A strikes against piracy websites, this time for the music industry

By Rohan Singh, Jessica Noakesmith and Brett Shandler If you can’t beat them, block them. Section 115A strikes against piracy websites, this time for the music industry. Universal Music Australia Pty Limited v TPG Internet Pty Ltd [2017] FCA 435 (28 April 2017) (Universal Music) Last week in the Federal Court of Australia, over thirty …

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Leicester City Football Club: The Legendary Rise That Almost Never Happened

Leicester City’s rise to the top of English football has been well documented, but what is less well known is that it almost never happened as the club very nearly went into liquidation. Read all about how one of our restructuring partners helped save Leicester City and set the foundations for its glory years. Share …

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Brexit and MSE: Post Brexit Trade Models – Switzerland

Contributed by Philipp Goz of Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd As part of our “Brexit and MSE” series, today we look at another possible model of a post-Brexit trading relationship between the UK and the EU based on the one between the EU and Switzerland. Share this

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Brexit and MSE: The Data Protection Outlook

Following last month’s clear mandate for the UK to exit the European Union over the next few years, the resulting uncertainty extends inevitably to data protection laws which are underpinned by European legislation – currently the EU Directive 95/46/EC and, with effect from May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). Share this

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Brexit and MSE: What next for European trade mark protection in the light of the UK referendum result?

By Ruth Hoy Following the recent referendum result that the UK has voted to leave the EU, a number of our clients are asking what the effect will be on their European Union Trade Mark (“EUTM”) Registrations, whether they will continue to offer protection in the UK, and/or whether they should be contemplating new national UK trade mark filings.  …

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Brexit and MSE: Post Brexit Trade Models- Hong Kong and Singapore

By Scott Tiel  As part of our “Brexit and MSE” series, today we look at two further possible models of a post-Brexit trading relationship between the UK and the EU based on the ones between (i) the EU and Hong Kong and (ii) the EU and Singapore. Share this

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Brexit and MSE: Post Brexit Trade Models – Norway (EEA)

By Petter Bjerke As part of our “Brexit and MSE” series, today we look at another possible model of a post -Brexit trading relationship between the UK and the EU based on the agreement between the EU and Norway – one of the territories in the European Economic Area. Share this

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Brexit and MSE: Post Brexit Trade Models – Canada

By Chris Bennett, Stephanie Ovens and Leandra Gupta In the forthcoming days and weeks, we will be publishing regular updates on issues relevant to Brexit. Today we look at one possible model of a post -Brexit trading relationship between the UK and the EU based on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA“) being negotiated …

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BELGIUM: High Court decision on right to be forgotten

By Patrick Van Eecke and Kaat Van Delm Nearly two years after the European Court of Justice has issued its famous judgment on the right to be forgotten, in its Google Spain Case (read our blog from 14 May 2014 here), the Belgian Court of Cassation has for the first time decided itself on the …

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Belgium: Even a world famous painter needs to respect copyrights

By Alexis Fierens and Raf Schoefs The well-known Belgian painter Luc Tuymans has based his painting ‘A Belgian Politician’ on a picture of the Belgian right-wing politician Jean-Marie Dedecker that was made by the professional photographer Katrijn Van Giel, without asking her authorisation. Tuymans unsuccessfully invoked the parody exception and was found to infringe Van …

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