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CJEU Proves Even Easy Copyright Cases Make Bad Law

Andrea Arteaga

CJEU Proves Even Easy Copyright Cases Make Bad Law

The CJEU recently decided in Renckhoff[1] that the inclusion of a photograph of the city of Cordoba on a school's website without permission from the photographer, which photograph had been obtained by a pupil at the school from a third party travel website…

Platform Economy in the Netherlands: Deliveroo Rider is Self-Employed

Andrea Arteaga

Platform Economy in the Netherlands: Deliveroo Rider is Self-Employed

According to the International Labour Organization (“ILO”) the ‘platform economy’ emerged in the early 2000s. Two forms of digital labour platforms can be distinguished: ‘crowd work’ and ‘work on demand via apps’. The ILO expects that digital employment will further expand in the future. But…

Speed of Thought and Action - The Key to Dispute Resolution

Andrea Arteaga

Speed of Thought and Action - The Key to Dispute Resolution

Raising and running court actions to a conclusion before a judge is only part of the overall picture in most large dispute teams. Dispute resolution is an area which covers many topics– in Brodies alone, more than 130 people work on delivering solutions for a…

A Sea Change in Foreign Lost Profits for Patent Infringement

Andrea Arteaga

A Sea Change in Foreign Lost Profits for Patent Infringement

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that under certain circumstances, damages for lost foreign sales may be available, in U.S. litigation, to owners of infringed U.S. patents in WesternGeco LLC v. ION Geophysical Corp., 585 U.S. ___ (2018). Considering little-used 35…

This Message Will Self-Destruct. Or Will It?

Andrea Arteaga

This Message Will Self-Destruct. Or Will It?

2018 was the year of data privacy. In April, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was called to testify before Congress to answer difficult questions about Facebook’s protections for its user data. In May, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation made it known to…

CSA Reinforces Position That Securities Laws Applies to Cryptocurrency Offerings, Confirms Regulatory Scrutiny for Industry Participants

Andrea Arteaga

CSA Reinforces Position That Securities Laws Applies to Cryptocurrency Offerings, Confirms Regulatory Scrutiny for Industry Participants

On June 11, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) published CSA Staff Notice 46-308 – Securities Law Implications for Offerings of Tokens (the “Staff Notice”) providing regulatory guidance on token and coin offerings.…

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