January 15

Harry Potter, Radiohead and an F1 F-Up – This Weekend’s Interesting IP (13 & 14 January 2018)

Dermot Desmond takes court action over alleged leak to newspaper relating to sale of D4 home

Dermot Desmond takes court action over alleged leak to newspaper relating to sale of D4 home

‘Walford’ on Dublin’s Shrewsbury Road, bought it in 2005 for €58 million, was once home to Sean Dunne and wife Gayle.

Source: www.thejournal.ie/dermot-desmond-walford-high-court-3795258-Jan2018/

Class action law firm welcomes implications of UDRP decision in bitter dispute with CPA Global – Blog – World Trademark Review

Class action law firm welcomes implications of UDRP decision in bitter dispute with CPA Global – Blog – World Trademark Review

A WIPO UDRP panel has rejected CPA Global’s attempt to gain ownership of a domain name being used by a law firm which is preparing a potential…

Source: www.worldtrademarkreview.com…

Noodle Fight — Ramen Giant Sues Three Houston Restaurants for Stealing Its “Intellectual Property” – PaperCity Magazine

Noodle Fight — Ramen Giant Sues Three Houston Restaurants for Stealing Its “Intellectual Property” – PaperCity Magazine

A Japanese noodle powerhouse is suing three Houston restaurants for alleged copyright infringement, charging the newcomers with stealing its “intellectual property.” We step inside the front lines of a noodle war.

Source: www.papercitymag.com…

Amazon’s latest patents are focused on video, augmented reality and the connected home

Amazon’s latest patents are focused on video, augmented reality and the connected home

Amazon’s patent strategy has been critical to the company’s success. Recent patents reveal Amazon is ramping up in video, connected home and AR technologies.

Source: www.cnbc.com…

Ticketmaster blasts pro-bot ticket touts as “delusional” | IQ Magazine

Ticketmaster blasts pro-bot ticket touts as “delusional” | IQ Magazine

Lawyers for Ticketmaster have slammed claims by Prestige Entertainment that its buying up of thousands of Hamilton tickets with bots is somehow beneficial to TM.

Source: www.iq-mag.net…

Trump’s Personal Lawyer Sues Buzzfeed For Publishing Allegedly False Statements Written By Someone Else

Trump’s Personal Lawyer Sues Buzzfeed For Publishing Allegedly False Statements Written By Someone Else

Another day, another stupid lawsuit/legal threat emanating from the Trump offices. Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has decided to rub up against the libel laws Trump so badly wants to “open up” by filing a ridiculous defamation…

Source: www.techdirt.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…

Police to step up probe into Dreambox illegal streaming service – Cyprus Mail

Police to step up probe into Dreambox illegal streaming service – Cyprus Mail

Police said on Friday they would continue investigations into illegal television streaming network Dreambox after they arrested three men earlier in the week. The group had established a significant technical network of servers to broadcast more than 1,000 cable channels – including Nova, Sky Cinema and Sky Sports – to more than half a million …

Source: cyprus-mail.com…

Netflix and Amazon sue Dragon Box over online piracy

Netflix and Amazon sue Dragon Box over online piracy

Netflix and Amazon have joined forces with Hollywood studios to sue the set top box maker Dragon Box, that carries the Kodi streaming app, in their latest bid to combat online piracy.

Source: www.thedrum.com…

Plumbing fixture-maker Kohler sues suburban rival over kitchen sink design

Plumbing fixture-maker Kohler sues suburban rival over kitchen sink design

Wisconsin plumbing fixtures giant Kohler is suing a small suburban Chicago rival over a new line of kitchen sinks it says are similar to its own designs

Source: www.chicagotribune.com…

Swedish Supreme Court confirms that domain names constitute property that can be seized by the state

Swedish Supreme Court confirms that domain names constitute property that can be seized by the state

The IPKat blog reports on copyright, patent, trade mark, info-tech and privacy/confidentiality issues from a mainly UK and European perspective.

Source: ipkitten.blogspot.ie/2018/01/swedish-supreme-court-confirms-that.html

Havana Club hostility, new UK IP minister, and General Mills ‘logo trolls’ Kellogg’s: news round-up – Blog – World Trademark Review

Havana Club hostility, new UK IP minister, and General Mills ‘logo trolls’ Kellogg’s: news round-up – Blog – World Trademark Review

In our latest news round-up we look at the announcement of a new IP minister in the UK, INTA welcomes its new president, the latest development…

Source: www.worldtrademarkreview.com…

Formula One Management Fs up! – Pitpass.com…

Formula One Management Fs up! – Pitpass.com…

3m Futuro Logo Like F1 Logo

Intended to inject “energy and innovation” into the sport, F1’s much-publicised new logo has an uncanny resemblance to that of 3M’s version for its compression tights which offer comfort, support and therapeutic relief for women. – Pitpass.com…

Source: www.pitpass.com…

Radiohead’s copyright assertions over Lana del Rey’s song exemplify the economic oddities of this area of law

Radiohead’s copyright assertions over Lana del Rey’s song exemplify the economic oddities of this area of law

​Private property rights, as Jeremy Corbyn’s critics often remind us, are the foundation stone of free markets. Mess about with them and the whole Jenga tower of our prosperity could come crashing down.

Source: www.independent.co.uk/voices/radiohead-copyright-lana-del-rey-creep-economics-a8158351.html

Huawei has plans for a smartwatch with touch-sensitive bezels

Huawei has plans for a smartwatch with touch-sensitive bezels

Saves on screen wear

Source: www.techradar.com…

The ’Harry Potter’ Fan Film About The Rise Of Voldemort Is Here

The ’Harry Potter’ Fan Film About The Rise Of Voldemort Is Here

Warner Bros. approved of this hour-long fan film showing the early days of Tom Riddle as he transitions into Voldemort.

Source: uproxx.com…


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