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Iona Silverman
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Reminder: personal copies, quotation and parody exceptions
A little reminder of the three copyright exceptions due to
be implemented on 1 October : Personal Copies for Private Use Quotation Parody Personal Copies for
Private Use This exception, which does not apply to computer programs
will permit the making of a p...
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Canadian Copyright Law
Canadian Copyright Law, Fourth Edition , by Lesley Ellen Harris, has recently been published and may be of interest to the Canadian readers of this blog. The book covers the basics (and more) of Canadian copyright law. It bills itself as " The indispensable...
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Complaints about defamatory material posted on websites
We've talked before about online infringement for linking, which can cause liability for both copyright infringement and defamation (see here ). On the defamation side the Ministry of Justice has published guidance  on the application of the website operato...
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Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision in SAS v WPL
SAS v WPL is an on-going saga which has been to the High Court , the CJEU , back to the High Court and now to the Court of Appeal. The facts of the case are not simple. They are set out in detail in Arnold J's first High Court decision , but by way of remin...
SAS v WPL is an on-going saga which has been to the High Court, the CJEU, back to the High Court and now to the Court of Appeal. The facts of the case are not simple. They are set out in detail in Arnold J's first High Court ...
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The Case of Text and Data Mining
A reminder that the text and data mining event, which Eleonora
recently mentioned ,
is taking place tomorrow in Brussels. Nearly a year ago a number of MEPs co-signed a letter to President Barroso on the need to reform the Information Society Directive. The...
A reminder that the text and data mining event, which Eleonora recently mentioned, is taking place tomorrow in Brussels. Nearly a year ago a number of MEPs co-signed a letter to President Barroso on the need to reform the ...
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My Little Pony gets 3D printed
3D
printing is a bit of a buzzword at the moment and its not the first time that
this blogger has written about protection of IP rights in the 3D printer world.
Rightsholders need to be thinking about how best to exploit 3D printing rather
than how to avoid...
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Star Wars at London Fashion Week
As we all know, Stormtrooper helmets are neither works of
artistic craftsmanship nor are they sculptures, therefore are not protected by copyright
(see here ).
Their presence backstage at the Preen's London Fashion Week show is therefore not
something that ...
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Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision in SAS v WPL
SAS v WPL is an on-going saga which has been to the High Court , the CJEU , back to the High Court and now to the Court of Appeal. The facts of the case are not simple. They are set out in detail in Arnold J's first High Court decision , but by way of remin...
SAS v WPL is an on-going saga which has been to the High Court, the CJEU, back to the High Court and now to the Court of Appeal. The facts of the case are not simple. They are set out in detail in Arnold J's first High Court ...
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Are online T&Cs enforceable?
Thanks
to my colleague, Adam
Smith-Anthony , who spotted the BBC's recent
blog post on online T&Cs. Some T&Cs are 50,000 words long - that's 20,000 words  longer than Hamlet. Which would you rather read? The
question of the enforceability of T&Cs, which oft...
Thanks to my colleague, Adam Smith-Anthony, who spotted the BBC's recent blog post on online T&Cs. Some T&Cs are 50,000 words long - that's 20,000 words  longer than Hamlet. Which would you rather read? The question of the e...
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  • University of Nottingham
    Physics with a European Language, 2001 - 2005
  • College of Law
    Law, 2005 - 2007
  • King's College London
    UK, US and EU Copyright Law, 2011 - 2012
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  • Baker & McKenzie
    IP Associate, 2007 - present
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