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As well as working with household names and established media businesses, it’s our sector expertise in the realm of Digital Media and Branded Entertainment that sets us apart. Our clients range from major industry names in the music, TV, radio, mobile and theatrical fields through to those embracing content-based entertainment for the first time such as FMCG and lifestyle brand owners, advertising agencies, digital agencies and financial institutions.
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Google wins summary judgment against Authors Guild in long-running book-scanning caseBy James Evans
Read James Evans Journal article about "fair use" and the US Authors Guild copyright case against Google which was dismissed on the 14th November 2013.
A New Era for Consumer RightsBy James Gill, Bryony Compson
The Government has recently published the eagerly awaited draft UK Consumer Rights Bill. At 117 pages, it’s certainly not a quick read, but we have summarised some of the key consumer law changes which may be brought about by this Bill, as well as the implementation of the legislation in an inbrief.
Cliff Fluet speaking at Westminster Media Forum: The music industry - revenues, consolidation and the digital artist
Area of law: Media & Entertainment28th February 2014, 8:00am - 1:00pm, Central London, London, England, W1
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.