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Dancing Baby will be neither seen nor heard
21 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The US Supreme Court has denied certiorari in the infamous ‘Dancing Baby’ copyright infringement case
Deadpool uploader arrested
20 June 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
A man in California has been arrested on charges of criminal copyright infringement for allegedly uploading a copy of the Deadpool movie to Facebook
Netflix, Amazon and Disney help launch anti-piracy coalition
19 June 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Netflix, Amazon and Disney are among 30 companies involved in the launch of the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment
Operation Creative causes 87 percent drop in infringing ad revenue
15 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CJEU confirms The Pirate Bay does communicate to the public
15 June 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
‘Alternative compromises’ for Digital Single Market reforms blocked
14 June 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Ukraine’s lack of reform progress concerns EU
13 June 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Cross-border portability edges closer
08 June 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kodi add-on exodus
07 June 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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NAFTA should be modernised, says Internet Association
06 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Spotify settles class-action claims
05 June 2017 | California | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Wikipedia calls for Australian fair use
01 June 2017 | Canberra | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Dancing Baby case ‘cannot wait’, says EFF
31 May 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Copyright coalition demands 'ambitious' EU copyright reform
30 May 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Facebook bans sale of IPTV boxes
25 May 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Porn troll lawyer disbarred
25 May 2017 | Illinois | Reporter: Barney Dixon
TVAddons abandons Kodi add-on amid legal uncertainty
23 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Spain to raise ‘anti-piracy generation’
22 May 2017 | Barcelona | Reporter: Barney Dixon
DSM proposal undermines free licenses, says EFF
19 May 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kodi developer says it will remain “neutral”
18 May 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Brexit provides ‘good opportunity’ for hyperlinking law
16 May 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Disney threatened with Pirates of the Caribbean leak
16 May 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Barney Dixon
MEPs submit DSM amendments
15 May 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
More than two thirds of North America’s Kodi boxes are infringing
11 May 2017 | Waterloo | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CJEU to consider link rights
10 May 2017 | Berlin | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Florida court order shuts down 19 pirate sites
09 May 2017 | Florida | Reporter: Barney Dixon
US suggests Dancing Baby case be put to bed
08 May 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BREIN secures €10,000 settlement from IPTV seller
08 May 2017 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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With the launch of a new anti-piracy HQ in Wales, CJCH Solicitors stands firmly against intellectual property infringement and the problems that go with it. Stephen Clarke and Tony Crampton explain
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William Dyer III and Bea Koempel-Thomas of Lee & Hayes examine TC Heartland v Kraft and the arguments put forward in support of each party
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