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Pierre Hardy wins back infringing domains
22 September 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Fashion designer Pierre Hardy has recovered six infringing domains in a World Intellectual Property Organisation Arbitration and Mediation Centre dispute
Red Hat expands Patent Promise
22 September 2017 | Raleigh | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Open-source software provider Red Hat has revised its Patent Promise, which was initially intended to discourage patent aggression against free and open-source software
YouTube value gap persists, says IFPI
21 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Licensed on-demand streaming continues to grow in popularity as record companies promote digital services, but the so-called YouTube value gap persists
Unitary trademark should be pursued in the EU
20 September 2017 | Prague | Reporter: Theo Andrew
IP Awareness Summit to be held in November
20 September 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Barney Dixon
One million illegal set-top boxes sold in UK
19 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
ImageRights announces US Copyright Office integration
18 September 2017 | Boston | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Fair use for Australia could future proof copyright
15 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Novartis recovers Sandoz domain
15 September 2017 | Minneapolis | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Wolf Greenfield boosts trademark practice
14 September 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
NBA tattoos not fair use, says Solid Oak Sketches
14 September 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Virgin reclaims bathroom domains
14 September 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kroger and Lidl drop home brands lawsuit
13 September 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kodi hit by trademark trolls
12 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Monkey selfie case settled
12 September 2017 | San Francisco | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BBC Worldwide partners with Incopro
11 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
YouTube not required to reveal IPs
11 September 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Game of Thrones season seven hits a billion illegal downloads
08 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
YouTube-MP3 shuts down
08 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Unitary IP rights should continue post-Brexit, says EU
07 September 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Facebook a counterfeiter’s haven, finds IPO
07 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Default judgement could cost Sci-Hub $4.8 million
07 September 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
YouTube-MP3 to settle copyright lawsuit
06 September 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Brandsight adds senior leaders
06 September 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Music creators stuck in safe harbour trap, says musicFIRST
05 September 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Ice Miller hires trademark duo
05 September 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Wikipedia closes book on infringing domains
04 September 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Google recovers 10youtube.com
01 September | Minneapolis | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Illicit IPTV boxes are big challenge, says FACT
01 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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The Federation Against Copyright Theft is one of the longest running copyright protection organisations in the UK, but growing threats in the last year have called for a significant change in strategy. Kieron Sharp explains
Le Quang Vinh of Bross & Partners examines the substantive changes to criminal law in Vietnam that promise to rein in counterfeiting and piracy
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As EU copyright reform continues, publishers are insisting the press publisher’s right will be good for business and won’t harm consumers. Angela Mills Wade of the European Publishers Council explains
ECTA’s copyright committee was formed in response to the modernisation of the EU’s approach to copyright. Chair Dr Christian Freudenberg tells Mark Dugdale what this has meant in practice
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
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
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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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