In December, we look at what 2014 is likely to bring. Among other things, regulation of the press is likely to dominate the headlines during 2014. We are likely to see the new copyright exceptions coming into force, as well as the new Defamation Act. Next year will also witness the new gTLD revolution gathering pace. We look at technological developments for 2014 and some of the legal issues that accompany these.
> The media landscape in 2014
> gTLDs – Predictions for 2014
> Wearable technology enters business mainstream
> What technological developments will 2014 bring?
> Juggling the risks and opportunities of native advertising
This month on Download, we look at providing digital content across borders. We consider some of the tax implications; as well as drafting terms and conditions which work across borders. We discuss navigating the different copyright laws of 28 different EU Member States; issues of jurisdiction and European wide licensing of intellectual property rights. We look at the extent to which rights owners can control the second hand market for digital products.
> Pan-European e-commerce compliance
> Does the CJEU require single territory licensing of streamed content?
> Governing Law: Which to choose?
> Exhaustion of rights and digital content
> Where to request repayment of private copying levies
> Making sense of copyright across European borders
> Taxing digital content
Details of events in 2014 to follow soon
Graham is a partner in the Technology team. Graham previously worked in the software industry and was head of legal at a mobile Internet business.
Niri is head of the UK Intellectual Property and Media & Entertainment groups and is regarded as one of the leading lawyers in the fields of soft IP and media by independent directories.
Tim is senior counsel and head of the firm's Publishing group. Tim's legal expertise combines media, intellectual property and advertising.
Lorna Caddy is a professional support lawyer focussing on media, technology and brands. She edits and regularly contributes to Download.