Until June 23, the UK was a driving force in creating the European Patent with Unitary Effect (“Unitary Patent”), a new breed of “Super Patent” which can instantly grant or […]
EU Parliament inches forward connected TV initiative
The European Parliament’s Committee, which is pushing for new regulation of the Connected TV environment, has agreed a draft Initiative to put to the vote in a plenary session in […]
EU regulators play catch up with connected TV
The European Commission has announced that it will be launching a public consultation on the regulation of HbbTV this year.
LGI report shows multi-billion benefit of data sharing in jeopardy
The commercial use of personal data is potentially of huge economic value, with a new Liberty Global report saying that “at a 22% annual growth rate, applying personal data can […]
EU under pressure to strengthen copyright protection
ACT ANNUAL CONFERENCE – BRUSSELS. Television companies have told the EU that current legal standards of copyright protection and enforcement are insufficient.
ACT members reveal industry concern
ACT ANNUAL CONFERENCE – BRUSSELS. Industry figures yesterday expressed their concerns regarding the uneven application of state aid rules across Europe, the struggle to deal with piracy and strengthen copyright […]