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Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks at the National Music Publishers Association Annual Meeting New York, NY ~ Wednesday, June 13, 2018

See the speech here. Excerpts: Antitrust enforcement by the Department of Justice has also resulted in a form of industry regulation. In the 1930s, the Antitrust Division became concerned about the competitive effects of exclusive blanket licenses, and it sued… … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking towards a perpetual (news?) publishers’ right in online publications

Press publisher in need of help?The IPKat has just received and is delighted to host the following reflection by Professor Lionel Bently (University of Cambridge) on the state of the debate around the proposed EU press publishers’ right.Here’s what Professor … Continue reading

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You May Be A Loser (Does the Recent Publishers Clearing House Class Action Lawsuit Portend Changes in Sweepstakes Law?)

On April 23, 2018, 13 disgruntled senior citizens, led by a retired and disabled veteran who for seven years purchased hundreds of items from Publishers Clearing House (PCH) believing this would increase his chance of winning the PCH Sweepstakes, sued … Continue reading

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Copyright reform: a new right for press publishers – to have or not to have?

Eugénie CocheOn 14 September 2016, a proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market saw the light of day. The proposal is part of the EU copyright reform package, which has as its objective to modernise EU … Continue reading

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Publishers Clearinghouse signs new consent judgment with 32 State Attorneys General and District of Columbia

Publishers Clearinghouse has signed a new consent judgment with thirty-two states and the District of Columbia that beefs up the company's 2000/2001 thirty-three state agreement. The new agreement contains a number of important limitations and compliance obligations not typically contained … Continue reading

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