26-02-2015, 15:42  / ნანახია: 961
In its Chamber judgment1 issued on February 24 in the case of Haldimann and Others v. Switzerland (application no. 21830/09), the European Court of Human Rights held, by a majority, that there had been: A violation of Article 10 (freedom of expression) of the European Convention on Human Rights. 
20-02-2015, 11:26  / ნანახია: 985

Rihanna’s successful claim against Topshop, which prevents it from selling t-shirts displaying a photograph of her, has been reported as being ‘a test case about the ability of celebrities to control their public image. It was, in fact, a passing off claim and, as the Court of Appeal made clear in their decision ([2015] EWCA Civ 3), there is in English law no right to control one’s image.

13-02-2015, 16:38  / ნანახია: 1236

In the case of Dabrowski v Greeuw ([2014] WADC 175), the District Court of Western Australia awarded a husband defamation damages of Aus$12,500 against his estranged wife as a result of a defamatory post on Facebook.

 

The plaintiff, Miro Dabrowski, is a schoolteacher and brought the proceedings against his estranged wife, Robyn Greeuw.

26-01-2015, 11:17  / ნანახია: 1031

In the case of Pinto Pinheiro Marques v. Portugal (Judgment of 22 January 2015, only in French) the First Section of the Court of Human Rights held that libel conviction of the applicant for damaging the reputation of a municipal council was a violation of Article 10.

19-12-2014, 11:34  / ნანახია: 1238
The Court of Justice delivers its opinion on the draft agreement on the accession of the European Union to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms and identifies problems with regard to its compatibility with EU law.