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Categories:
IT, Technology & Telecoms
European Law
Intellectual Property Law
Information & Data Protection Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at those interested in intellectual property, technology and data law developments. It aims to set out a number of recent developments and their significance for IP rights holders. It firstly looks at the progress made within the EU to ratify ACTA before going on to explore two recent developments of relevance to trademark owners; a recent UK Supreme Court judgment which vindicates trademark owners in infringement proceedings and secondly the use of competitor trade marks as Google AdWords®. This podcast also features two important developments concerning copyright infringement, firstly in respect of the resale of second-hand software and what it means to communicate a protected work to the public.Finally it discusses a developing trend in the monetary penalty notices issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the fate of the ACTA Treaty before the EU Parliament;
  • Understand when it will amount to copyright infringement to broadcast copyrighted works in commercial premises for the benefit of customers;
  • Understand the latest development on the use of a competitor’s trademarks in ones Google Adwords®;
  • Understand the extent to which the resale of second hand software can amount to copyright infringement;
  • Be aware of a developing trend in the monetary penalty notices issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Market Update / Hot Topic
Panel Discussion
Sources and References:
  • Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement;
  • Società Consortile Fonografici (SCF) v Marco Del Corso C-135/10;
  • Rental Directive Directive 2001/29 Art 8(2);
  • Copyright Directive Art 3(1);
  • FAPL C-403/08;
  • SGAE C-306/05;
  • UsedSoft v Oracle C-128/11;
  • Software Directive 2009/24 Arts 4(1), 4(2), 5;
  • Data Protection Act 1998;
  • Wintersteiger AG v Products 4U Sondermaschinenbau GmbH C-523/10;
  • Interflora v Marks & Spencer C-523/10.
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In this podcast update, Inbali Iserles and Mark Lubbock from Ashurst discuss some of the latest developments in the field of intellectual property and data law.

Podcast added: 17/07/12

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