February 2

Shoes, Toothbrushes and Suing the Queen – Interesting IP – 2 February 2018

NCAA Wins Another Trademark Infringement Suit re “March Madness” and “Final Four”

NCAA Wins Another Trademark Infringement Suit re “March Madness” and “Final Four”

Expert commentary and analysis of the latest legal issues and developments from the world of sport

Source: www.lawinsport.com…

Colgate tries to stop company selling infringing toothbrushes

Colgate tries to stop company selling infringing toothbrushes

Colgate-Palmolive is attempting to stop a Michigan-based business from selling toothbrushes featuring the mark “Smile 360”

Source: www.worldipreview.com…

Premier League obtains injunction in the Netherlands

Premier League obtains injunction in the Netherlands

The English Premier League has secured an injunction against internet hosting provider Ecatel in the Netherlands.

Source: www.worldipreview.com…

IP and Sovereign Immunity: Why You Can’t Always Sue for IP Infringement

IP and Sovereign Immunity: Why You Can’t Always Sue for IP Infringement

Can governments be sued for infringement under Federal patent, trademark, or copyright law? The answer often depends on the particular facts of a dispute. In most cases the answer is Yes for the U.S. Government and No for States and Tribal Nations, unless they have taken action to waive sovereign immunity.

Source: www.ipwatchdog.com…

The Legal Reality of Social Media IP: Who Owns What? – IPWatchdog.com… | Patents & Patent Law

The Legal Reality of Social Media IP: Who Owns What? – IPWatchdog.com… | Patents & Patent Law

As social media becomes more essential for businesses, there will almost certainly be an increase in intellectual property disputes relating to social media account ownership and ownership of content. These intangible assets — social media IP assets — are becoming increasingly more valuable to businesses.

Source: www.ipwatchdog.com…

Europe: The General Court agrees – it’s genuine! | LimeGreenIP News

Europe: The General Court agrees – it’s genuine! | LimeGreenIP News

Judgment of 17 January 2018 in Case T-68/16 Deichmann v EUIPO – Munich The General Court (GC) upheld the Board of Appeal’s (BoA) finding that evidence show

Source: www.limegreenipnews.com…

State bodies will escape fines for misusing personal data

State bodies will escape fines for misusing personal data

The government and state bodies will be exempt from fines if they misuse personal data under new laws. While private companies will face fines of up to €20 million or 4 per cent of annual turnover…

Source: www.thetimes.co.uk/article/state-bodies-will-escape-fines-for-misusing-personal-data-gqtv0gv5z

Atari Gets The Settlement It Was Surely Fishing For Over An Homage To ‘Breakout’ In KitKat Commercial

Atari Gets The Settlement It Was Surely Fishing For Over An Homage To ‘Breakout’ In KitKat Commercial

As readers of this site will know, once-venerated gaming giant Atari long ago reduced itself to an intellectual property troll mostly seeking to siphon money away from companies that actually produce things. The fall of one of gamings historical…

Source: www.techdirt.com…

General Court dismisses Novartis trademark appeal

General Court dismisses Novartis trademark appeal

The European General Court dismissed an appeal from Novartis over one of its figurative trademarks yesterday, January 31.

Source: www.lifesciencesipreview.com…

 


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