Authors: Alexis Fierens, Elisabeth Daem, Emma Stockman

On 17 December 2020, Advocate General (A-G) Szpunar delivered his opinion on the highly anticipated Mircom International Content Management v Telenet and others case (C-597/19) before
Continue Reading PEER-TO-PEER FILE SHARING, COPYRIGHT TROLLS AND FAIR BALANCING OF RIGHTS KEY TAKE-AWAYS FROM THE OPINION OF A-G SZPUNAR IN THE CJEU MIRCOM V TELENET AND OTHERS CASE

By: Alexis Fierens, Heidi Waem, and Thomas Gils

On 2 April 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) issued an interesting decision in relation to a request for a preliminary
Continue Reading IP UPDATE: RECENT DEVELOPMENT IN EU COPYRIGHT LAW: STIM & SAMI V FLEETMANAGER SWEDEN AB & NORDISK BILUTHYRNING AB (C-753/18)

By: Aleksandra Baczykowska (DLA Piper Poland), Jan Metelka (DLA Piper Czech Republic)

At the moment in Poland entities that facilitate infringements by renting properties and those offering other services used to infringe trademark rights may
Continue Reading Will combatting the sale of counterfeit goods at big marketplaces in poland become easier? What is the current enforcement practice in the Czech Republic – the source of the landmark Delta Center Case?

By: Ruth Hoy and James Tighe

On 6 September 2017, the EU Commission published its position paper setting out the main principles that will govern its attitude to Brexit negotiations with the UK on intellectual
Continue Reading THE EU COMMISSION SETS OUT ITS POSITION ON BREXIT NEGOTIATIONS OVER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS