In May, we take a look at intellectual property law in the digital economy. Last year, the Labour Government enacted the Digital Economy Act 2010 (the DEA). The Act contains various provisions to enable rights owners to tackle infringement and piracy. A year on from the DEA hitting the statute books, rights owners are not much closer to being able to rely on the provisions. We explore the latest position.
Lorna Caddy considers the High Court's April 2011 ruling in the BT and TalkTalk Judicial Review.
A look at whether the obligations on ISPs are proportionate to the rights of copyright owners.
Tim Pinto explores the potential implications for freedom of expression.
Justine Wilkie looks at benefits of the Digital Economy Act as a powerful tool for copyright owners.
Adam Rendle looks at the current IP system from a 'fair use' perspective.
Providing insight, guidance and debate on key developments for location based services.