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Thursday, March 10, 2011

British Copyright In Broadcasts

Enrico Bonadio, City University London, has published The High Court Rules on 'Communication to the Public' and Infringement of Copyright in Broadcasts in the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, February 23, 2011. Here is the abstract.

The High Court for England and Wales ruled in ITV v. TV Catch Up, a case regarding communication to the public of broadcasts by a live stream website. The judge gave a broad interpretation of 'communication to the public' acts and clarified when infringement of copyright in broadcasts occurs.

Download the article from SSRN at the link.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/2011/03/british-copyright-in-broadcasts.html

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