Tag Archives: Swedish

Swedish court considers new blocking injunction against The Pirate Bay and other torrent sites

The Swedish Patents and Market Court (the specialist IP court in this country since 2016) has been recently requested to issue an injunction against Swedish internet access provider Telia to block access to torrent sites The Pirate Bay, Dreamfilm, Nyafilmer, … Continue reading

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Overcoming methodological challenges in the application of competition law to digital platforms—a Swedish perspective

Marios C Iacovides, and Jakob Jeanrond offer Overcoming methodological challenges in the application of competition law to digital platforms—a Swedish perspective. ABSTRACT: The article presents three case studies relating to multisided markets which were handled by the Swedish Competition Authority… … Continue reading

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Swedish research libraries cancel journal contract with Elsevier

More bad news for RELX. Swedish research libraries are cancelling their journal contract through Bibsam Consortium with the academic publisher Elsevier. The contract will terminate as of June 30, 2018. Researchers from the participating organisations will continue to have access … Continue reading

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Swedish court holds that Google can be only ordered to undertake limited delisting in right to be forgotten cases

A while ago the Swedish Data Protection Authorityrequested Google to delist a search query relating to an individual’s name and also that relevant search results would be delisted globally (ie for all country versions of its search engine) in respect … Continue reading

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Swedish Patents and Market Court of Appeal says that an ISP is not required to hand over information about subscribers’ IP addresses

Can an ISP be required to hand over its subscribers' IP addresses in online copyright infringement cases?Contrary to a decision at first instance [but also other Swedish courts' recent decisions: see here], a few days ago the Swedish Patents and … Continue reading

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