January 11

A new Game Boy, The Kevin Spacey Clause and Revenge Porn – Today’s Interesting IP (11 January 2018)

Every day we bring you the latest Interesting Intellectual Property Stories from around the world. And here are today’s:

Lana Del Rey, Radiohead, and the Difficulty of Making Original Music

Lana Del Rey, Radiohead, and the Difficulty of Making Original Music

It may be impossible for a musical composition to be entirely free of outside influences. But when does influence become egregious repurposing?

Source: www.newyorker.com…

Explainer: How Irish ‘revenge porn’ case may change how social media giants operate – Independent.ie

Explainer: How Irish ‘revenge porn’ case may change how social media giants operate – Independent.ie

A landmark legal action over a naked photograph of a 14-year-old Northern Ireland girl being posted on a Facebook ‘shame’ page has alarmed the tech world and could have a major impact o

Source: www.independent.ie/irish-news/explainer-how-irish-revenge-porn-case-may-change-how-social-media-giants-operate-36478123.html

Can Kevin Spacey’s replacement in All the Money in the World lead to scandal clause in Hollywood contracts?- Entertainment News, Firstpost

Can Kevin Spacey’s replacement in All the Money in the World lead to scandal clause in Hollywood contracts?- Entertainment News, Firstpost

Hollywood is still trying to figure out ways to operate legally in the aftermath of the Weinstein scandal.

Source: www.firstpost.com…

CPA Global launched domain name fight to ‘harass’ law firm: WIPO panel

CPA Global launched domain name fight to ‘harass’ law firm: WIPO panel

IP management company CPA Global has failed in its bid to win a domain name owned by a law firm that is considering starting a class action lawsuit against the company.

Source: www.worldipreview.com…

Game Boy is back! Remake of the retro console hits CES

Game Boy is back! Remake of the retro console hits CES

Computing firm Hyperkin, based in Los Angeles, has revealed an upgraded version of the original Game Boy this week at CES in Las Vegas.

Source: www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5258337/Game-Boy-Remake-retro-console-hits-CES.html

The importance of trademarks when choosing a domain name

The importance of trademarks when choosing a domain name

Matheson partner Deirdre Kilroy has the essential checklist for securing your online brand, from domain names to trademarks.

Source: www.siliconrepublic.com…

Huawei wins IPR infringement case over Samsung – Xinhua | English.news.cn

Huawei wins IPR infringement case over Samsung – Xinhua | English.news.cn

SHENZHEN, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) — A Chinese court ruled Thursday that Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. should stop infringing upon intellectual property rights held by Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

Source: www.xinhuanet.com…

Claws are out in logo row between Puma and fashion designer Plein

Claws are out in logo row between Puma and fashion designer Plein

Sportswear firm Puma has won an injunction to stop fashion designer Philipp Plein from selling clothes in Germany bearing a tiger logo similar to its own leaping cat, Puma said on Thursday.

Source: uk.reuters.com…

Lush files lawsuit to clean up trademark infringement

Lush files lawsuit to clean up trademark infringement

The owner of cosmetics brand Lush has filed a complaint for trademark infringement and unfair competition against a hair salon in South Carolina.

Source: www.worldipreview.com…

Netflix and Amazon unite with film studios in copyright claim

Netflix and Amazon unite with film studios in copyright claim

Major film and TV corporations have come together to oppose a popular source of allegedly pirated content in a copyright infringement suit.

Source: www.worldipreview.com…

MARQUES – The Identity of Brand Owners

MARQUES – The Identity of Brand Owners

MARQUES – The Association of European Trade Mark Owners – represents trade mark owners’ interest before the relevant EU and other international bodies in all relevant areas.

Source: www.marques.org…


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