Category Archive: Publishing

UK: Use of image taken from social media breaches UK media privacy rules

By Duncan Calow and Verity Young The UK Independent Press Standards Organisation has upheld a complaint against a newspaper after it published an image taken from social media without consent picturing a man who had been arrested for murder with a woman described as a “friend” but who was “plainly not personally relevant to the …

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ITALY: Specialization Course on “New Technologies and Media Laws” – Join us!

Join us at the Specialization Course on “New Technologies and Media Laws” at the University of Milan. The registration for the new (and revised) edition of the Specialization Course is now open until 15 February 2015. Share this

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DLA Piper’s Media, Sport & Entertainment Hub launches!

 We are delighted to announce the launch of our Media, Sport and Entertainment Hub – a unique, free global resource that provides our closest clients and friends with an insight into the various legal and industry issues impacting on their business throughout the world.  The Hub currently covers 13 territories, with more soon to follow. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.dlapiper.com/mediaandsport/2014/11/dla-pipers-media-sport-entertainment-hub-launches/

Bestwater – CJEU considers embedded links to copyright content (again)

On 21 October 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) gave its decision in Bestwater, a case that, like the decision in Svensson earlier this year, concerns the question of whether there is an infringement of copyright when a website operator links to or embeds content available on a third party’s website. Svensson …

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Main giveaways from our “Second Screen” webinar

No doubt, Second Screen, Social TV and other enhanced broadcasting applications are increasingly popular. Here are some giveaways from our “Second Screen” webinar. Share this

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UK: New Licensing Scheme for use of Orphan Works

By Danielle Sharkey On 29 October 2014, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills launched a new licensing scheme which aims to give wider access to millions of culturally valuable creative ‘orphan’ works.   Share this

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Join us – Media & Entertainment Webinars – “Second Screen” – Tuesday 28 October @3:00 PM GMT (4:00 PM CET)

Join us on Tuesday 28 October from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM CET, for a new session of our free Media & Entertainment Webinars. This session will focus on “Second Screen”. Second Screen, Social TV and other enhanced broadcasting applications have become increasingly popular. They are changing the Media & Entertainment market, introducing new measurement …

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Japan – Amendments to the METI Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading

By Ann Cheung and Keitaro Uzawa The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (“METI“) recently revised the Interpretative Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading (“Guidelines“), which apply to all online business operations in Japan and clarify how the Civil Cand ode, which governs Japanese commercial contracts, and other relevant laws, such as the Act on …

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Japan – Google Privacy Case

By Matthew Dougherty On 9 October 2014, Judge Nobuyuki Seki of the Tokyo District Court granted a provisional injunction against Google Inc. (“Google“) and ordered Google to delete search results of a plaintiff who claimed his privacy rights had been violated because Google’s search engine results of the plaintiff’s name included news articles suggesting the plaintiff had …

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Italy – (Yet another) LCN decision!

This week the Consiglio di Stato (Administrative Supreme Court) issued a new decision (Decision no. 4541/2014) on the LCN saga (the logical channel numbering for Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting). Share this

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