I have to say, i almost hated this piece before today´s final submitting. I guess it´s a usual experience of each author, isn´t it ? So, for all of you my folks interested in copyright limitations and exception from Czech and Slovak perspective (mostly), please refer to my thesis The legal aspects of search engines.
Though there are plenty of duties i should be carrying out at the moment, i had to read the Luis Vuitton vs. Google C-236/08 decision from this morning. It conveys new thoughts on the trade mark but also on the e-commerce law. Therefore making it a landmark decision in the field. I wouldn´t express it
I´ve just published my paper “Selected legal issues of search engines – Keyword advertising” online. Unfortunately it´s only Slovak version of paper. You can find it at S0LA1N´s website. S0LA1N is a only Slovak non-profit organization focusing on IT&IP law. S0LA1N stands for Software Law Institute. Thanks to Dr. Eduard Szattler, director of S0LA1N. The
I encourage you to read latest post on ACTA by EFF. And also leaked comments of European Commission (EC) to US proposal of ACTA provisions. What i´ve found (inter alia) interesting is a part of this document, which relates to information location tools liability regime. EC provided it´s short opinion on safe harbour provisions in
As out-law.com informed, Lord Lucas proposed new amendment to Digital Economy Bill (DEB). There are two significant copyright issues. One refers to organic search, whereas the second to copyright exceptions legislative power. So, let´s first get on the organic search. There are few (real) copyright issues in there. Indexing copies Made when search engine (SE)