A hearing on the extent of the right to be de-indexed opened on September 10, 2018, in the European Court of Justice (ECJ), following the referral by the French Council of State in July 2017 of questions regarding a case opposing Google and the French CNIL, including whether it should apply beyond the borders of

On September 13, 2018, the German Federal Court of Justice referred a case over whether YouTube can be held as liable for hosting copyright-infringing videos to the European Court of Justice (ECJ).

In 2015, a lower German court ruled that YouTube had a duty to ensure that rights violations were stopped upon notice, but did

On September 12, 2018, the European Parliament approved amendments to the Copyright Directive, and voted to begin negotiations between with the European Commission and EU Council.

The vote came after the Parliament rejected a first version of the Directive on July 5, 2018.

The Copyright Directive has been widely commented on, particularly for its Article

A patent suit between IBM and Groupon that has been underway for over two years has finally been settled.

IBM sued Groupon alleging violation of four of its duly protected patents.

The two companies announced that Groupon will pay IBM $57 million both to settle infringement claims as well as to license e-commerce patents from