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Poland challenges EU Copyright Directive

EU, Poland29-05-2019

Poland has submitted an official complaint to the Court of Justice of the European Union over the recently-approved European Copyright Directive.

One in four stream live TV programmes illegally in France: report


Nearly a quarter of French internet users are illegally accessing live TV programmes, according to a report from anti-piracy agency Hadopi.

Estate of ‘Over the Rainbow’ composer sues tech companies


The estate of composer Harold Arlen, who penned songs such as ‘Over The Rainbow’ and ‘Get Happy’, is suing a number of technology companies including Apple, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft for copyright infringement.

EURid and EUIPO take a stand against domain name abuse


The European Union Intellectual Property Office and EURid, the registry manager of the .eu and .ею country code top-level domains, has launched a new service designed to help European Union trade mark applicants tackle cybersquatting and bad faith domain name registrations.

Pepe the Frog copyright suit to go to trial


A US district judge has cleared a lawsuit over cartoon character Pepe the Frog to proceed to trial after he dismissed motions for summary judgment from both the character’s creator and opinion website Infowars.

Gibson sues Armadillo over guitar trademarks


Musical instrument maker Gibson has accused Armadillo Distribution Enterprises, a musical instrument manufacturer in Florida, of infringing a number of trademarks relating to the design of its guitars.

NZ Supreme Court refuses to hear Eminem ‘Lose Yourself’ appeal


New Zealand’s Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from Eminem’s music publisher in a copyright infringement case against the country’s New Zealand National Party.

UK MP says beoutQ must be ‘robustly tackled’

Saudi Arabia, UK14-05-2019

The UK Digital, Culture, Media and Sport secretary of state has said the government is taking steps to stop TV service beoutQ from allegedly stealing content belonging to the UK’s media and entertainment companies.

Zavvi error highlights importance of brand control


A blunder which saw UK e-commerce site Zavvi mistakenly inform its subscribers that they had won tickets to the upcoming UEFA Champions League final could raise questions for brand owners organising similar competitions in the future.

Getty sues online magazine for copyright infringement


Image licensing company Getty Images has filed a copyright infringement suit against online magazine, Her Campus, which targets female college students.

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