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Deepfakes and their impact on women

Deepfakes and their impact on women

Kelsey Farish describes herself as an actor who got lost on her way to drama school and ended up at law school instead. Yet it was the marriage of the ...

Facebook Oversight Board’s decision regarding President Trump’s account suspension (Case decision 2021-001-FB-FBR)

Facebook Oversight Board’s decision regarding President Trump’s account suspension (Case decision 2021-001-FB-FBR)

The Facebook Oversight Board (the board) announced in May 2021 that it upheld Facebook’s decision to temporarily suspend Trump’s account following con ...

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Five points to consider before naming your brand or product Everyone knows that it is important to carry out some research before you name your busin ...

Non-Fungible Tokens: From CryptoKitties to Smart Contracts

Non-Fungible Tokens: From CryptoKitties to Smart Contracts

Although much of the legal framework and intellectual property (IP) implications surrounding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are to be fully developed, ana ...

What we’ve learned from the cheerleader deepfake video

What we’ve learned from the cheerleader deepfake video

When you hear about deepfakes, what first comes to mind? Many people will often imagine funny but ultimately innocent face-swapping videos depicting c ...

UK Government publishes draft of post-Brexit Audiovisual Media Services Regulations

UK Government publishes draft of post-Brexit Audiovisual Media Services Regulations

This article was first published in the European Audiovisual Observatory’s monthly IRIS newsletter, edition 2021/3. The European Audiovisual Observato ...

UK Parliament investigates the economics of music streaming

UK Parliament investigates the economics of music streaming

Lockdowns and strict social distancing measures implemented to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) meant that 2020 was a difficult year for Euro ...

Sheet Music v. Sounds: Led Zeppelin case reminds us of copyright technicalities

Sheet Music v. Sounds: Led Zeppelin case reminds us of copyright technicalities

This article was first published in the European Audiovisual Observatory’s monthly IRIS newsletter, edition 2021/1. The European Audiovisual Observato ...

Publicity on the Pitch? Football Superstars vs EA Sports

Publicity on the Pitch? Football Superstars vs EA Sports

To what extent does an individual footballer actually ‘own’ his or her image rights? Could a footballer object to the use of their image and attribute ...

Beauty and the Brand: Drafting contracts for the commercial use of someone's likeness

Beauty and the Brand: Drafting contracts for the commercial use of someone's likeness

This article is the author’s abridged version of a peer-reviewed publication in the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (Volume 15, Is ...