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Hyperlinking to freely accessible copyright content is not unlawfulBy James Sweeting
In a hotly debated case, the CJEU has decided in Svensson (Case C-466/12) that the owner of a website may redirect users to third party content using hyperlinks without infringing the rights of the copyright holder. That is provided that the content to which the hyperlink points is otherwise freely available to the public online.
Advertising & Marketing Newsnotes - Issue 55 - November 2013By Chris Rycroft, Alice Bainton, Ned Lewis, Rebecca Craker, Joanna Martin, Daniel Bugler, Bryony Compson
The Advertising & Marketing Newsnotes cover recent developments in marketing law. Issue 55 covers Implied health claims for food subject to ASA scrutiny; Facebook relaxes its rules on running promotions; ASA revises its approach to Twitter disclosures; Trading Standards replace OFT as ASA backstop regulator; OFT proposes new Principles for in-app payments; Two ASA adjudications on claims to worldwide superiority; Proposed exceptions to copyright for parody and quotations; and the Government proposals for major consumer law reforms.
Media, Brands & Technology 2014 Training Programme - SRA CPD accredited
Area of law: Media & Entertainment13th March 2014, 8:15am - 11:00am, 5 Chancery Lane, Clifford's Inn, London, EC4A 1BL
Brand Academy 2013 - Venture Harbour's Marcus Taylor's insights on 'brands building advocacy using digital media', as covered in The Drum
Having spoken at Lewis Silkin's Brand Academy, which discussed the role of digital media in building brand value, Marcus Taylor emphasises that social and digital media offer an amazing opportunity for brands to establish more intimate and long term relationships with consumers.