'Tell JK I'm still rolling, tell Russell I'm a brand'. Becoming a global brand isn't as easy as Tine Tempah makes it sound - in this article, Neil Wilkof considers the difficulties Uber and Netflix have faced in their efforts to expand into new territories.
Are companies allowed to tweet about #Rio2016?
Katfriend Oliver Löffel (Löffel Abrar) analyses the legal perils of tweeting using the hashtag #Rio2016 and explores how the position varies in different territories.
Compulsory collective management of copyright for images displayed by search engines: a French cultural exception to EU law
Katfriend Olivia Klimis and Nicolas Lescot (De Gaulle Fleurance & Associés) take a look at new provisions in the French Intellectual Property Code (IPC) that regulate the publication of a plastic, graphic or photographic work by an online communication service. Do the new provisions comply with EU law? The post picks up where Eleonora Rosati left off in her post on the 2012 French legislation that allows and regulates the digital exploitation of out-of-print 20th century books
BREAKING: Puns at the ready, Mr Justice Birss delivers epic CIALIS judgment
At an eye watering 113 pages consisting of 491 paragraphs, Justice Birss's decision in Actavis v ICOS  EWHC 1955 is recommended beach reading for those ready to jet off the south of France for their August holidays.
Norwegian Supreme Court: no "retransmission" without "transmission"
The Supreme Court of Norway has ruled that a TV cable distributor was not retransmitting broadcasts when it received content via an encrypted fibre connection and proceeded to broadcast it to the public. Ellie Wilson brings you the story.
CJEU: "Flat-rate" reimbursement for legal fees must cover a significant part of the costs incurred by the successful party
In Case C-57/15 United Video Properties, the CJEU held that while Article 14 Enforcement Directive does not prohibit flat-rate reimbursement of legal costs per se, it sets limits on how Member States can set the flat-rate. Namely, the costs to be reimbursed by the unsuccessful party must be "proportionate", which means that they must cover "at the very least, a significant and appropriate part of the reasonable costs actually incurred by the successful party". Mark Schweizer explores how this ties in with the UPC's proposed ceilings on recoverable costs.
Gathering evidence in patent proceedings? EPLAW's Europe/Japan mock trials may be what you need