On March 4, 2019, the United States Supreme Court decided an important issue of copyright law that had divided federal courts for years. In Fourth Estate Public
European trademark law is currently undergoing the biggest reform since the introduction of the Community trademark system in 1996. On 15 December 2015, the European Parliament approved a Reform Package consisting of an amended European
There has been an important development in Russian Data Protection Law. On July 22, 2014 a new law amending the law on data protection and law on information was signed off by the Russian President and thus was officially adopted. The law, will come into force on September 1. 2016.
WHEN WILL THINGS CHANGE
On June 6, 2014, the fourth draft version of the new PRC Copyright Law (New Law) was published for public comment, having first been published in 2010. The period for public comment ended on July 5, 2014 meaning the implementation of the New Law is drawing ever closer.
The overall aim of the New Law is to rationalize the existing PRC Copyright Law (Existing Law), bringing it in line with other developed copyright laws around the world. This update focusses on the key changes the New Law will introduce and the practical consequences for rights owners, assuming that the New Law is implemented as currently drafted.
The DLA Piper Fashion, Retail and Design group distributed the 11th edition of “Law à la Mode” to over 1000 clients. Special thanks to all who contributed to this edition, especially the U.S. Editorial Team,