Latest IP internet news

New gTLDs used for defensive purposes
28 June 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
New gTLD registrations are being made overwhelmingly for defensive purposes, costing brands more and creating no direct value
Google hit with €2.42 billion EU antitrust fine
27 June 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The European Commission ruled the company had abused its power by giving an advantage to its own products and services in Google search results
Elsevier wins $15 million settlement
26 June 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Elsevier has received $15 million in damages in its copyright infringement lawsuit against Sci-Hub, the Library Genesis project and a number of other sites
Trio sentenced over piracy business
26 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Jones Day bolsters IP practice
26 June 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Hong Kong, Albania and Panama among key counterfeit transit points
23 June 2017 | Alicante | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Merchant & Gould hires patent trio
22 June 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Nominet releases annual .uk domain disputes report
22 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Dancing Baby will be neither seen nor heard
21 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Deadpool uploader arrested
20 June 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Netflix, Amazon and Disney help launch anti-piracy coalition
19 June 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Senate judiciary committee approves Vishal Amin
16 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Operation Creative causes 87 percent drop in infringing ad revenue
15 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CJEU confirms The Pirate Bay does communicate to the public
15 June 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
‘Alternative compromises’ for Digital Single Market reforms blocked
14 June 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Ukraine’s lack of reform progress concerns EU
13 June 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
European Commission to investigate Qualcomm
13 June 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Majority of brands face online infringement
12 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
US Customs launches anti-counterfeiting education campaign
09 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Cross-border portability edges closer
08 June 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Matal named acting head of USPTO
08 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kodi add-on exodus
07 June 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Michelle Lee resigns as USPTO director
07 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
NAFTA should be modernised, says Internet Association
06 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Wynne-Jones sets up London office
06 June 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
👎 to emoji use in domain names, says ICANN committee
06 June 2016 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
WIPO updates UDRP jurisprudential overview
05 June 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Spotify settles class-action claims
05 June 2017 | California | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
LK Shields hires new IP head
02 June 2017 | Dublin | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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With the launch of a new anti-piracy HQ in Wales, CJCH Solicitors stands firmly against intellectual property infringement and the problems that go with it. Stephen Clarke and Tony Crampton explain
ECTA has ramped up its efforts to ensure that IP rights are heard in Brexit negotiations. But this isn’t all the trademark association has been up to in the past year, as Ruta Olmane explains
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William Dyer III and Bea Koempel-Thomas of Lee & Hayes examine TC Heartland v Kraft and the arguments put forward in support of each party
As Brexit negotiations begin, it is still unclear where trademarks fit in. But, with two years to get a good deal, the UK government needs to consider all aspects
Rights holders that want to protect their valuable intellectual property have to be willing to change
Alternative dispute resolution mechanisms are not being used to their full potential, according to IPzen’s Julia Cytrynbaum
India's copyright societies are subject to interim measures that boost transparency. DPS Parmar and Aniruddh Singh of LexOrbis report
Courts are wrestling with the legal definition of users of social networks. Nathalie Dreyfus examines how they have done so far
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While Indian fair use is not explicit, provisions exist for the fair dealing of copyright. Rohit Singh and Tina Canneth of Abu-Ghazeleh Intellectual Property delve deeper
An interpretation of the current events exception in Radosavljević is creative, say BDK Advokati's Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović
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Yu-Li Tsai of Deep & Far examines how damages are calculated in patent infringement litigation
A recent amendment will make costly annulments a thing of the past. Gilberto Sanchez of SPECyF explains
New legislation in Turkey promises a swathe of trademark changes. Dr Cahit Suluk of Cahit Suluk Intellectual Property Law Firm explains
A trademark decision clarified ‘against the public order’ as an absolute ground for refusal. Sár and Partners – Danubia Patent & Law Office reports
Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović of BDK Advokati review the recent squabble about copyright protection for ‘routinely created photos’
Alston & Bird recently expanded with a new office focusing on counselling Chinese companies on US intellectual property law. Yitai Hu explains what patent owners face when working across borders
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