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Taste of cheese not eligible for copyright protection rules CJEU

In a dispute over the taste of a Dutch spreadable cheese dip, the Court of Justice of the EU has ruled the taste of food is too subjective to be protected under copyright.

How Brexit will affect the UK music industry, from touring to copyright

The British music industry is booming, but will Brexit burst its bubble thanks to the risk it may have a massive negative impact on emerging artists, independent record labels and copyright protection.

New Copyright Regulations Could Prevent Artists from Sharing Work on Social Media

Changes to the EU Copyright Directive to give legislation a much-needed overhaul could result in social media and other content-sharing based platforms being held responsible when copyright-protected art is uploaded without the artist’s permission.

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 patent could hint at the notch-killer we’ve been waiting for

The electronics giant recently showed off the concepts for the upcoming Infinity-U, Infinity-V and Infinity-O display models, all of which feature a punch hole-esque cut out for the front-facing camera – is this a hint at what their next handset could offer?

Nintendo ROM site owner to pay $12 million for game piracy

After admitting to major copyright and trademark infringement of Nintendo’s game, an Arizona couple have been told to pay the games giant $12 million as a settlement.

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