January 10

Dr Who, Mickey Mouse and Victoria’s Secret – Today’s Interesting IP (10 January 2018)

BBC denies breaching copyright in Doctor Who special

BBC denies breaching copyright in Doctor Who special

However, the whole fracas may have been overblown.

Source: www.digitalspy.com…

Harley Davidson Trademark Two More Names

Harley Davidson Trademark Two More Names

Two more potential motorcycle names are registered by the Bar and Shield brand. The other day we brought you the story that Harley Davidson applied to Trademark the name “Bronx” for a new upcoming model. Well, Motorcycle.com… is also reporting the possibility that the Motor Company has filed for

Source: www.motofire.com…

Nintendo Files 1080 TenEighty Trademark

Nintendo Files 1080 TenEighty Trademark

We’ve had N64 and GameCube snowboarding games, is the Switch going to get a new one?

Source: uk.pcmag.com…

Emoji hits the catwalk with Edward Crutchley fashion deal

Emoji hits the catwalk with Edward Crutchley fashion deal

Breaking news from the global licensing industry

Source: www.licensing.biz…

Delta trademark case closed after notice of dismissal

Delta trademark case closed after notice of dismissal

A trademark case brought by Delta Airlines has been closed after the company filed a dismissal notice against unknown defendants.

Source: www.worldipreview.com…

Publisher Not At All Impressed By Trump’s Defamation Threat Letter; Promises To Defend The First Amendment

Publisher Not At All Impressed By Trump’s Defamation Threat Letter; Promises To Defend The First Amendment

Last week we wrote about Donald Trump having a lawyer send out threatening letters to former top advisor Steve Bannon, author Michael Wolff and publisher Henry Holt & Co. over the publication of Wolff’s new book, Fire and Fury about the…

Source: www.techdirt.com…

Trade Mark PA to head of Trade Marks – Global FASHION HOUSE job with Career Legal, Patents & Trademarks | 3419651

Trade Mark PA to head of Trade Marks – Global FASHION HOUSE job with Career Legal, Patents & Trademarks | 3419651

One of the world’s most prestigious brands now seeks an accomplished intellectual property paralegal with proven trademarks experience to join a small, collegiate legal team in their London office.This opportunity would see you directly support the Glob

Source: www.totallylegal.com…

Artist Advice Column: Music Copyright 101 Pt. 1

Artist Advice Column: Music Copyright 101 Pt. 1

Music copyright may be boring and not seem all that important, but it is vital to protecting your intellectual property.

Source: www.magneticmag.com…

Seed breeders warn of major Brexit impact

Seed breeders warn of major Brexit impact

Seed breeders have warned that British production would decline if growers have less access to new varieties after Brexit

Source: www.fruitnet.com…

Kodak to ride the bitcoin wave with crypto miner and own currency

Kodak to ride the bitcoin wave with crypto miner and own currency

Not content to miss out on yet another massive online trend, Kodak has revealed its plans to embrace blockchain and cryptocurrency in a big way.

Source: www.siliconrepublic.com…

Musician hit with copyright claims over YouTube white noise

Musician hit with copyright claims over YouTube white noise

White noise. Static. Ocean waves breaking. They are the soothing sounds you might use to aid sleep or distraction-free work. But can you copyright them?

Source: thenewdaily.com….au/entertainment/music/2018/01/10/copyright-claims-white-noise-youtube/

Why Mickey Mouse Could Soon Be in the Public Domain

Why Mickey Mouse Could Soon Be in the Public Domain

And for the first time in decades, Congress probably won’t do anything to stop it.

Source: mentalfloss.com…

Spotify hit with lawsuit alleging infringement of Philips patents

Spotify hit with lawsuit alleging infringement of Philips patents

A patent licensing company on Monday accused music-streaming service Spotify of infringing three patents originally granted to Dutch technology giant Philips.

Source: www.reuters.com…

Anheuser-Busch Files Trademark Applications for Multiple Variations of DRINKWEISER

Anheuser-Busch Files Trademark Applications for Multiple Variations of DRINKWEISER

A public awareness campaign related to the responsible consumption of alcohol is in the works over at Anhesuer-Busch, and the name of the campaign will be DRINKWEISER (or some variation), if recent trademark applications are any indication.

Source: www.tantalizingtrademarks.com…

Carphone Warehouse hit with £400,000 fine over data breach

Carphone Warehouse hit with £400,000 fine over data breach

The UK Information Commissioner has imposed a hefty fine on Carphone Warehouse after millions of customers details were leaked.

Source: www.siliconrepublic.com…

Victoria’s Secret accused of trademark infringement for Love promotion

Victoria’s Secret accused of trademark infringement for Love promotion

Premium lingerie designer Victoria’s Secret is being sued by fashion and lifestyle brand Love Made for infringing the trademark ‘Love Made Me Do It’.

Source: www.worldipreview.com…


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