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Dark web marketplace AlphaBay shut down
21 July 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The US government has seized AlphaBay, the largest online ‘dark market’ that was used by hundreds of thousands of people to trade illegal goods
Congressmen Issa and Goodlatte hit out at Judge Gilstrap
20 July 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Two members of the House judiciary committee have criticised Judge Rodney Gilstrap for his interpretation of TC Heartland v Kraft Foods, going as far as to suggest that he is putting the needs of the Eastern District of Texas above serving justice
PIPCU puts the brakes on car counterfeits
20 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has seized more than 200 Audi and Volkswagen car parts worth tens of thousands of pounds
.Amazon could be up for grabs
19 July 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CIPU partners with Tusher for IP education
18 July 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Entrupy secures $2.6 million in funding
18 July 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Munck Wilson Mandala adds seven
17 July 2017 | Dallas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Advertising group tags pirate apps
14 July 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Monkey see, monkey sue: Naruto’s day in court
13 July 2017 | San Francisco | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Canadian court teaches university a thing or two about fair dealing
13 July 2017 | Toronto | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
DavidDuchovny.com is no longer out there
12 July 2017 | Minnesota | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
DSM copyright directive pushes on
12 July 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Votes due on Digital Single Market’s copyright directive
11 July 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
US secures another SnappzMarket conviction
11 July 2017 | Atlanta | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Costa Rican registry complains of US ‘insults’
10 July 2017 | San José | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kelley Drye & Warren promotes two
10 July 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
ICC calls on UN members to fight counterfeiting and piracy
10 July 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Infringers crossing streams, finds study
07 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
WhatsApp recovers hackers domain
07 July 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
McDonald’s jumps ship on .brands
06 July 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Barney Dixon
MPAA: Voluntary agreements hard on piracy
05 July 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
UK MEP: EU copyright reform views proving ‘irreconcilable’
05 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
FTI Consulting hires IP expert
05 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
A third of Premier League fans illegally stream
04 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Crowell & Moring hires litigation duo
03 July 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
UKIPO releases IP Act guidance
03 July 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Cross-border portability nears the finish line
30 June 2017 | Budapest | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Google must remove results globally
30 June 2017 | Ottowa | Reporter: Barney Dixon
DMCA anti-circumvention is fine as it is
29 June 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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The 36th European Communities Trade Mark Association Annual Conference focused on reform of EU trademark and copyright law. Mark Dugdale was there
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
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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
Alternative dispute resolution mechanisms are not being used to their full potential, according to IPzen’s Julia Cytrynbaum
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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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