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EU Copyright Directive: Further clarity on Art. 17 at EU level but also national concerns

While further clarity on the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive (“DSM Directive”) can be expected at the European level in the next week with the guidelines of the ...

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Highlights of China’s Supreme Court’s new Interpretation on punitive damages in IP cases

The new Interpretation provides flesh to the bare bones of the provisions on punitive damages contained in China’s specific IP laws, which largely omit details on their specific...

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Dealing with social media influencers: Germany

In this publication, first issued as a LexisNexis Practice Note in February 2021, Yvonne Draheim and Sabrina Mittelstaedt deal with influencer marketing in Germany. It...

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New U.S. Trademark Law Alert – Intellectual Property Reforms Tucked Into COVID-19 Relief Package

On December 21, 2020, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 and the act was signed into law on December 27, 2020. But don’t let the bland title fool you. Buried...

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New U.S. Copyright Law Alert – Intellectual Property Reforms Tucked Into COVID-19 Relief Package

On December 21, 2020, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 and the act was signed into law on December 27, 2020. But don’t let the bland title fool you. Buried...

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Green brands: how trademark law can promote sustainable business practices
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In this publication which first appeared in World Trademark Review, we discuss 'green brands' - how trademark law can promote sustainable business practices and help consumers to...

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From BestWater to Prussian palaces: CJEU provides further clarity for online framing of copyright protected content
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Six years after its BestWater decision, the CJEU had the opportunity to provide further clarity and guidance on the question when embedding third party content through ‘framing’ ...

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German Federal Court of Justice: Personal image for unrelated content is unlawful "clickbait" advertising

The German Federal Court of Justice recently issued a decision declaring that the use of a photo of a prominent person for an editorial article infringes upon the right to one's...

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What do companies need to know about the Data Mining Exception of the Copyright Directive?
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The European Union enacted last year the Directive (EU) 2019/790 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market...

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