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Taylor Swift settling her dispute and trade dress dispute over the Amazon
Nintendo fighting piracy and Google reaching an agreement with Italian press publishers
Copyright protection for sculptures, and the specific situation of those permanently placed in public spaces.
Establishing whether Mahou used incorrectly the term radler, and a rather unique DMCA situation for Adobe
News on the rise of luxury counterfeits on the internet and misuse of the Corona trademark.
Can you protect a bullfighting show via IP? Chanel infringing IP rights related to the use of furniture. Supreme using the photo of a famous monk
Roger Federer and the RF logo
Reels facing trademark infringement, Amazon launches IP accelerator in Europe, Amazon patents a tracking technology to fight against piracy
The term “public domain” refers to creative materials that are no longer protected by intellectual property rights such as copyright, trademark, or...
Copyright infringement in LA, Thermomix vs Mr Cuisine, Mequila Mariachi trademark cancelled, CEDRO fights against Google Discover, another succesfull
Amazon actively fighting counterfeits, a problem with Nerds, phonograms in TV shows and CMOs, and Hamilton losing the legal battle over Hamilton's......
Derivative works and authorisation: the example of “La reina de España”
Off-White is suing a Californian ice cream shop over alleged infringement
eBay launches a sneaker identification service to fight against counterfeits
UK announces post-Brexit GI protection rules
Burberry securing a victory regarding its pattern trade mark, Nokia trying to block Lenovo's sales over patent infringement and news regarding unregis...
Discovering case-law and IP in the candy industry
France rules Google must pay for news content
Pakistan challenges India’s application for Basmati’s Geographical Indication in the EU
New tool to prove date of creation; the battle of the Gruyère
Tequila vs. Heineken and Yoko Ono filing copyright and confidentiality infringement claim against Seaman
Apple accused of copyright infringement regarding its emojis, Caboom infringing Knievel's trade mark rights, Facebook's new tool to protect and manage...
Banksy losing its trade mark over the Flower Thrower, Messi registering his surname as a trade mark and Advocate General Spuznar's opinion on embeddin...
Nike succesful in the footWARE case and the latest opinion in the Star Taxi case
Street art and copyright
Amazon advertising trade mark infringing products, Europol taking down one of the biggest piracy group, and the birth in Spain of a new collective man...
Good morning everyone. This is going to be our last summer post. We will be back in September.
Good morning dear readers. We are ready for another week of IP news.
Protecting your know-how
Ferarri losing its trade mark over the 250 GTO and Amazon further supporting the fight against piracy
Nike collaboration facing trade mark infringement, Amazon accused of copyright infringement, trade secret accusations in the beauty industry and a win...
Neighbouring rights for actors and performers materializing in Spain
Twitch and copyright infringement claims
Facebook defending its trade mark against domain fraud, a dispute over a colour-changing stone patent and a big hit against online piracy
Converse against Steve Madden for copying one of its Converse design, a battle between a US start-up and Nestlé over a vegan burger
On trade marks and design protection
Ubisoft vs. Qookka+Google+Apple: defending Siege / Nintendo actively defending the switch against piracy / Dior seeks registration for its saddle bag
On communication to the public
Nike seeks to register “SNKRS” as a trade mark / Hermès secure its Kelly trade mark / Protecting copyright in photographs
Nintendo vs. Mario64 on PC / DIY and copyright strikes
Chrome Hearts vs. MNML / Watch Tower Bible and their fight against infringement
Have you heard of the Open COVID Pledge? / Victoria Beckham in a trade mark battle in Australia / Ugg vs. Steve Madden: the battle of the fluffy shoe
Tattoos are not only a form of self-expression, telling a lot about the person who bears them, but it is also, undeniably, an art (most of them anyway...
3M is a Minnesota based company specialized in industrial and safety supplies.
After the scrunchy battle, we now have the plastic hair tie battle
another influencer infringing copyright, trade mark battles and a new decision of the CJEU regarding Amazon and its position.
Videogame developers can reproduce athlete’s tattoos / BMW defending its trade mark in India / Armani cannot register “Le Sac” as an EUTM
Uber, Inc. vs Uber Technologies, Inc. / The “Dark Horse” saga continues / Warner Bros sues the manager of Harry Potter clubs
Now, more than ever, eSports have been growing continuously, and as the audience grows so does the revenue.
Dior being sued for copyright infringement / Spotify vs. XSpotify / Bank of Oklahoma vs. Dank of Oklahoma / Led Zeppelin wins the appeal in favor of “...
Down-N-Out vs In-N-Out / When Indie videogame developers “embrace” piracy / Jehovah’s Witness body in its fight against copyright infringement
Mascots have copyright / The WIPO Geneva Act entered into force / NGO vs. LeBron James / Kendrick Lamar faces copyright lawsuit / Netflix seeks to end...
The Beatles against fake merch / Oracle vs. Google / Jägermeister's successful Swiss trade mark registration
“Inter” or the fight between Miami and Milan’s soccer clubs / GTA running over the infringers / Lil Nas X accused of copyright infringement /
Over the span of the last two months, we have had many questions regarding the Apache 2.0 license.
Helly Hansen (HH) has filed a lawsuit against Off-White (OW) claiming trade mark infringement.
Glossier, a beauty brand, tried to register back in spring 2019 before the USPTO (US patent and trade mark office) its pink zip lock pouch in which
We have received a lot of helplines enquiring about the effects of Brexit. Well here are the news:
In the framework of another project, we had this crazy task to teach teenagers about intellectual property. How are we supposed to catch teenager’s
Masimo, a medical technology company, has filed a lawsuit against Apple for allegedly committing patent and trade secret infringement.
easyGroup vs. Easyfly / Facebook: copyright abuse is one of its main challenges / Tiffany vs Costco / Fashion Nova vs. Versace. Take 2.
No sale of second-hand e-book is permitted / Copyright and videogames: Red Dead Redemption / Michael Jackson and Disney settle their copyright dispute...
On IP rights and the right to be forgotten