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Hamburg Regional Court: Linking to Infringing Content is Copyright Infringement

The first German post GS Media (CJEU) decision Linking to unauthorised content: German court applies GS Media for the first time – far too extensive interpretation of “posted for profit”, explains  Dr. Sascha Abrar on IPKat, the "Most Popular Intellectual Property Law Blawg" of all time...

AN EFFECTIVE WEAPON IN THE BATTLE AGAINST COUNTERFEITS – NEW OPTIONS IN THE TRANSIT OF GOODS

The most recent issue of the German periodical “Zoll aktuell” (issue no. 4/2016, page 15) reports on a typical case of counterfeit goods in transit under the heading “Mega seizure at Frankfurt Airport”: “Our colleagues at Frankfurt Airport seized tons of counterfeit goods valued at approx....