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Categories:
IT, Technology & Telecoms
European Law
Intellectual Property Law
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at those interested in intellectual property and technology law developments. It considers the approach judges take when dealing with questions of trade mark infringement, changes to the way the ICO uses cookies on its website and provides helpful information pertaining to the creation of the European-wide Unified Patent Court. It also outlines the scope of the new Technology Transfer Block Exemption, the meaning of the concept ‘communication to the public’ in the InfoSoc Directive (2001/29/EC), dangers associated with assuming that sub-licences end following termination of a head licence and implications of the High Court’s final judgment in SAS Institute Inc. v World Programming Ltd settling issues surrounding the infringement of copyright in software.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Have considered the approach judges take when dealing with questions of trade mark infringement through websites;
  • Be aware of the way in which the UK Information Commissioner’s Office has changed the way it uses cookies on its website;
  • Know the functions and powers of the European-wide Unified Patent Court;
  • Have considered the European Commission’s key proposals for the new Technology Transfer Block Exemption;
  • Be aware of the dangers associated with assuming that a sub-licence will end following termination of a head licence;
  • Have considered the High Court’s final judgment in SAS Institute Inc. v Wold Programming Ltd concerning copyright owners and licences;
  • Understand the meaning of the concept ‘communication to the public’ in the InfoSoc Directive (2001/29/EC).
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Hotel Cipriani SRL and other companies v Fred 250 Ltd and others [2013] EWHC 70 (Ch);
  • InfoSoc Directive (2001/29/EC);
  • ITV Broadcasting and Others v TV Catch-Up Limited - Case C 607/11;
  • SAS Institute Inc. v World Programming Ltd [2013] EWHC 69 (Ch);
  • VLM Holdings Ltd v Ravensworth Digital Services Ltd [2013] EWHC 228 (Ch).

In this podcast Mark Lubbock and Inbali Iserles discuss some of the recent developments and areas of interest in the field of intellectual property and technology law.

Date Recorded: 9th April 2013

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