Hoverboards, Angry Birds and A Cabin in the Woods – Today’s Interesting IP


It’s been a tough day at Interesting IP towers. There’s not a lot of gold out there today, but still a few nuggets:

Also, there’s been some other interesting articles, but they are behind paywalls. For what it’s worth:

Angry Birds haven’t been able to stop ‘Angry Bite’ in the Class 30 Food Category

A scriptwriter to says the Purge is ripped off from his original script says two of the producers he was suing should not have been removed from the case

The producers of ‘A Cabin in the Woods’ were also sued by someone saying the movie ripped off a 2006 novel. The judge disagreed saying that “the only similarities between the two were unprotectable horror tropes.”

More tomorrow


About the author 

Brian Conroy

I am a Trademark, Corporate and Commercial Litigation Solicitor with a background in the media industry. I specialise in Data Protection, Media, and Intellectual Property Law, both contentious and non-contentious. I trained with McCann FitzGerald in Dublin, and spent 13 years working within the Denis O'Brien owned Communicorp Group of radio stations. For further information or to arrange a consultation or call back phone Leman Solicitors on 01 6393000

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