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BEIS publishes draft legislation to extend post-Brexit transitional arrangements for businesses

On 6 September 2022, a proposed negative statutory instrument relating to Brexit was published by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”): the Prod...

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Virtual goods and NFTs – IP protection of digital assets in gaming, social media and the metaverse

Digital assets and NFTs being all the rage, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) is increasingly receiving trademark applications covering virtual goods and NFTs, ...

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Stream TV Networks v. SeeCubic: Delaware court rejects “board only” insolvency exception

In Stream TV Networks, Inc. v. SeeCubic, Inc., the Delaware Supreme Court reversed the Delaware Court of Chancery’s finding that the board of Stream TV Networks, Inc. (Stream) could...

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HL Tech and Tel: Content regulation

In the seventh episode of our HL Tech and Tel Tuesday series, host Mark Brennan connects with Christine Gateau and Charles Brasted from our Paris and London offices regarding the impact of...

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Sport Meets Antitrust: Should monopolistic structures in European sports be questioned?

In July, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") heard not one, but two cases at the intersection between sports and competition law. Both cases seem to have the...

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HL Tech and Tel: China’s regulation of international data transfers

For the latest installment of our HL Tech and Tel Tuesday series our Tech and Telecoms Sector Group Lead, Mark Brennan, interviews two of our strategic lawyers – Sherry Gong and Tong...

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It’s complicated! – Fortnite dances (again!) and copyright protection for choreography around the globe
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Epic Games, Inc., the maker of the wildly popular video game Fortnite, has been sued (again) in the United States for its “dance emotes” that allegedly copy popular dance moves...

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It’s here now: European Parliament adopts Digital Services Act
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Following the political agreement reached earlier this year, the European Parliament has now adopted an updated draft of the upcoming Digital Services Act (DSA). The bill is expected to be...

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Influencer marketing, Germany: labelling as advertising in social media posts

Social media platforms have gained considerable importance in the field of online marketing in recent years and caused controversial legal questions. The German Federal Court of Justice...

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