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NEWS

16
10
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Advocate General vs. German Supreme Court – Does the use of four rings on a car grille infringe Audi’s trademark?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/10/advocate-general-vs-german-supreme.html

 

  1. Distinctiveness and human faces: can you register a face? Perhaps, but not so easily

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/10/distinctiveness-and-human-faces-can-you.html

 

  1. Upcoming changes to the Madrid System

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/10/upcoming-changes-to-madrid-system.html  

 

  1. Five Key Points from the Invasion of Privacy Lawsuit Against OpenAI

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/10/05/five-key-points-invasion-privacy-lawsuit-openai/id=167838/

 

  1. LEGO’s ESG Dilemma: A Wake-Up Call for Supply Chain Sustainability

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/legos-esg-dilemma-a-wake-up-call-for-supply-chain-sustainability/

 

  1. A Counterfeiting Win for Amazon Comes Amid a Bigger Brand-Focused Effort

    https://www.thefashionlaw.com/a-counterfeiting-win-comes-amid-a-bigger-brand-focused-effort-by-amazon/

 

  1. Trademark Dilution: How “Famous” Is Famous Enough?

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/trademark-dilution-how-famous-is-famous-enough/

 

  1. “Swiss Made” Label Can Lead to a 50% Increase in Value for Luxury Goods

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/the-swiss-made-label-can-lead-to-a-50-percent-increase-in-value-for-luxury-goods/

 

  1. Use of large language models in the patent industry: A risk to patent quality?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/10/use-of-large-language-models-in-patent.html

 

  1. Mr.Beast, Tom Hanks Stung by AI Scams as Law Rushes to Keep Pace

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/litigation/mrbeast-tom-hanks-stung-by-ai-scams-as-law-rushes-to-keep-pace  

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02
10
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Geoblocking of videogames and competition law: General Court confirms that Steam and videogame publishers breached Article 101 TFEU

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/10/geoblocking-of-videogames-and.html

  1. EUIPO shoots down application to register virtual firearm as a trade mark

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/09/euipo-shoots-down-application-to.html

  1. Reliance on a silent technical effect: Application of G 2/21 to semiconductors (T 2465/19)

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/10/reliance-on-silent-technical-effect.html

  1. Hermès Can’t Block Namilia’s Use of Birkin Trademarks, Per German Court

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/hermes-cant-block-namilia-from-displaying-birkin-esque-runway-designs/

  1. Brazilian Court Enforces Preliminary Injunction Against Netflix

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/09/29/brazilian-court-enforces-preliminary-injunction-netflix/id=167495/

  1. FTC Accuses Amazon of “Illegally Maintaining Monopoly Power” in New Lawsuit

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/ftc-accuses-amazon-of-illegally-maintaining-monopoly-power-in-new-lawsuit/

  1. Reuters’ Generative AI Copyright Case Must Be Heard by Jury, Per DE Court

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/issues-in-reuters-generative-ai-copyright-case-must-be-heard-by-jury/

  1. European policies for competition and growth in ICT through regulation of Big Tech, network operators and standard-essential technology licensing

http://www.ip.finance/2023/09/european-policies-for-competition-and.html

  1. Amazon Defeats Screenwriter’s Copyright Suit Over Horror Script

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/amazon-defeats-screenwriters-copyright-suit-over-horror-script?context=search&index=0

  1. Ed Sheeran copyright battle ends - Game of Thrones author joins class action lawsuit against OpenAI

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/ed-sheeran-copyright-battle-ends-game-thrones-author-joins-class-action-lawsuit-against-openai-2023-09-27_en  

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25
09
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Burberry ‘Knight Blue’ and Gucci ‘Rosso Ancora’: New signature colours and also trademarks in the making?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/09/guest-post-burberry-knight-blue-and.html

  1. Hague Court provides first judgment on online marketplace IP infringement liability following Louboutin v Amazon

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/09/hague-court-provides-first-judgment-on.html

  1. HexClad Fires Back at “Rolls-Royce of Pans” Trademark Suit With Counterclaims

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/hexclad-fires-back-at-rolls-royce-of-pans-trademark-suit-with-counterclaims/

  1. Levi’s is Suing Coperni Over Tab Trademarks, Reworked Jeans

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/levis-is-suing-coperni-over-tab-trademarks-reworked-jeans/

  1. Copyright Office Seeks Comments on Artificial Intelligence

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/copyright-office-seeks-comments-on-8715457/

  1. Dua Lipa faces copyright lawsuit – Advocate General’s Opinion in Case C-361/22

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/dua-lipa-faces-copyright-lawsuit-advocate-generals-opinion-case-c-36122-2023-09-20_en

  1. Protecting slogans as EU trademarks

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/protecting-slogans-eu-trade-marks-2023-09-08_en

  1. 'Game of Thrones' Creator and Other Authors Sue ChatGPT-Maker OpenAI for Copyright Infringement

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/new-york/articles/2023-09-20/john-grisham-george-r-r-martin-and-more-authors-sue-openai-for-copyright-infringement

  1. Intelligenza artificiale generativa e diritti di proprietà intellettuale: riflessioni e giurisprudenza

https://www.diritto.it/intelligenza-artificiale-generativa-proprieta/

  1. How Is GenAI and Copyright Transforming Intellectual Property Standards

https://www.cryptopolitan.com/genai-and-copyright-intellectual-property/

 

 

 

 

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11
09
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. An accelerating engine noise is not inherently distinctive, says EUIPO

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/09/an-accelerating-engine-noise-is-not.html

 

  1. EUIPO report on trade secrets litigation trends shows Italy and Belgium to be the most trade secret owner friendly

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/09/euipo-report-on-trade-secrets.html

 

  1. ‘Put Putin In’ not registerable as an EU trade mark

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/09/put-putin-in-not-registerable-as-eu.html

 

  1. How the American IDEA Act Will Help Small Business

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/09/04/american-idea-act-will-help-small-business/id=166175/  

 

  1. Rapper Future Defeats Copyright Lawsuit Over ‘When I Think About It’

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/08/31/rapper-future-defeats-copyright-lawsuit-think/id=166062/

 

  1. Nike, Drip Creationz Agree to Injunction in “Customized” Sneakers Case

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/nike-drip-creationz-agree-to-injunction-in-customized-sneakers-case/

 

  1. Arc’teryx Looks to Block Registration of adidas’ TERREX Trademark

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/arcteryx-looks-to-block-registration-of-adidas-terrex-trademark/  

 

  1. ChatGPT and Deepfake-Creating Apps: A Running List of Key AI-Lawsuits

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/from-chatgpt-to-deepfake-creating-apps-a-running-list-of-key-ai-lawsuits/

 

  1. Why Dunkin’ and Lego’s Rebranding Succeeded But X Misses the Mark
    https://www.thefashionlaw.com/why-dunkin-and-legos-rebranding-succeeded-but-x-misses-the-mark/

 

  1. Visual Artists Fight Back Against AI Companies for Repurposing Their Work

https://www.usnews.com/news/technology/articles/2023-08-31/visual-artists-fight-back-against-ai-companies-for-repurposing-their-work

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05
09
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Forget snakes on a plane – the UK IP Court deals with Cobras on cars

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/09/forget-snakes-on-plane-uk-ip-court.html

  1. The localization of IP infringements in the online environment: From Web 2.0 to Web 3.0 and the metaverse – New study for WIPO

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/09/the-localization-of-ip-infringements-in.html

https://www.wipo.int/export/sites/www/enforcement/en/pdf/case-strudy-the-localiaztion-of-ip-infringement.pdf

  1. Ed Sheeran US music copyright infringement case, it's not over yet

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/08/ed-sheeran-us-music-copyright.html

  1. Copyright Office Seeks Comments Amid Rapid Growth of Generative AI

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/copyright-office-seeks-comments-amid-rapid-growth-of-generative-ai/

  1. Rolls-Royce is Suing Cookware Co. Over “Rolls-Royce of Pans” Slogan

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/rolls-royce-is-suing-cookware-co-over-rolls-royce-of-pans-slogan/

  1. New Balance Accuses Golden Goose of Copying its “Dad Shoes” in Trademark Suit

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/new-balance-accuses-golden-goose-of-copying-its-dad-shoes-in-trademark-suit/

  1. The Ethics and Practicality of AI Assisted Patent Drafting

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/08/31/ethics-practicality-ai-assisted-patent-drafting/id=166094/

  1. Second judge rules that Vermont Law School did not violate artist's rights in covering up problematic murals

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2023/08/23/judge-rules-vermont-law-school-did-not-violate-vara-covering-up-problematic-murals

  1. Google and Universal Music working on licensing voices for AI-generated songs

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2023/aug/09/google-and-universal-music-working-on-licensing-voices-for-ai-generated-songs

  1. UK publishers urge Sunak to protect works ingested by AI models

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2023/aug/31/uk-publishers-association-ai-models-sunak

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16
08
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Chanel Echoes Existing Authentication, Ad Claims in New Trademark Lawsuit

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/chanel-echoes-resale-centric-authentication-ad-issues-in-new-trademark-lawsuit/

  1. Supply Chains: The Blind Spot that Puts Brands’ Sustainability Promises in Doubt

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/the-blind-spot-that-puts-companies-sustainability-promises-in-doubt-supply-chains/

  1. Aritzia Seeks Dismissal in Copyright, TM Lawsuit Over Window Displays

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/aritzia-seeks-dismissal-in-copyright-tm-lawsuit-over-window-displays/

  1. Qatar implements the GCC Trademark Law

https://trademarklawyermagazine.com/qatar-implements-the-gcc-trademark-law/

  1. Dua Lipa Must Face Claim That ‘Levitating’ Rips Off Disco Songs

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/dua-lipa-must-face-claim-that-levitating-rips-off-disco-songs?context=search&index=9

  1. Shape of a teddy bear registerable for jewellery?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/08/shape-of-teddy-bear-registerable-for.html

  1. Heart bread roll not distinctive enough, says EUIPO Board of Appeal

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/08/heart-bread-roll-not-distinctive-enough.html

  1. Pink Letter Law: How Barbie Has Helped to Shape IP Law in the Courts

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/08/09/pink-letter-law-courtroom-barbie-helped-shape-ip-law/id=164787/

  1. To prevent trademark infringement, schools must consider registering mark’s foreign language name

https://asiaiplaw.com/article/to-prevent-trademark-infringement-schools-must-consider-registering-marks-foreign-language-name

  1. Traditional goods in Indonesia can now become global brands

https://asiaiplaw.com/sector/patents/traditional-goods-in-indonesia-can-now-become-global-brands

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07
08
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Georgia jury says "no trade secrets" in Boeing wing-component dispute
    https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/08/georgia-jury-says-no-trade-secrets-in.html
  2. The relevance of G 2/21 to machine learning inventions (T 2803/18)
    https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/08/the-relevance-of-g-221-to-machine.html
  3. Sculptor’s long-running lawsuit against Kevin Costner can resume, judges rule
    https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2023/08/04/kevin-costner-lawsuit-peggy-detmers-bison-sculptures
  4. Apple Tells TTAB it Should be Allowed to Amend APPLE MUSIC Application
    https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/08/03/apple-tells-ttab-allowed-amend-apple-music-application/id=164548/
  5. Nike scores victory for its ‘SNKRS’ app mark
    https://www.worldipreview.com/news/nike-scores-victory-for-its-snkrs-app-mark-24187
  6. Ora è più facile rimuovere le proprie foto da internet
    https://www.wired.it/article/google-privacy-rimuovere-immagini-personali-da-internet/
  7. Melania Trump Has Released an Apollo 11-Themed NFT That May Violate NASA’s Merchandising Polic
    https://news.artnet.com/market/melania-trump-apollo-11-nft-may-violate-nasa-policies-2339504
  8. Sarah Silverman sues OpenAI and Meta claiming AI training infringed copyrigh
    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2023/jul/10/sarah-silverman-sues-openai-meta-copyright-infringement
  9. Tod’s is Fighting “Knockoff” Logo Lawsuit With a Tacking Argument
    ttps://www.thefashionlaw.com/tods-is-fighting-knockoff-logo-trademark-lawsuit-with-a-tacking-argument/
  10. From Gigi Hadid to Goop: A Running List of Paparazzi Copyright Lawsuits
    https://www.thefashionlaw.com/from-bella-and-gigi-hadid-and-goop-to-virgil-abloh-and-marc-jacobs-a-running-list-of-paparazzi-copyright-lawuits/
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24
07
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Emoji: not a trademark for EUIPO (but a contract agreement for a Canadian Court)

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/07/emoji-not-trademark-for-euipo-but.html

  1. How Mattel Harnesses the Brand Narrative to Create a Barbie World

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/how-mattel-harnesses-the-brand-narrative-to-create-a-barbie-world/

  1. Shein Named in Copyright, Racketeering Lawsuit Over Alleged Infringement Scheme

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/shein-named-in-copyright-racketeering-lawsuit-over-alleged-infringement-scheme/

  1. TACO TUESDAY Trademark Battle Settled with PR Stunt

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/07/19/taco-tuesday-trademark-battle-settled-pr-stunt/id=163750/

  1. What Barbenheimer Can Teach Us About Intellectual Property

https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/what-barbenheimer-can-teach-us-about-1564463/

  1. Louis Vuitton Hit With Copyright Lawsuit Over Ad Campaign Music

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/louis-vuitton-hit-with-copyright-lawsuit-over-ad-campaign-music/

  1. Brevetto Ue unitario, subito più consulenze in proprietà intellettuale

https://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/brevetto-ue-unitario-subito-piu-consulenze-proprieta-intellettuale-AE6sGdxD?refresh_ce=1

  1. The Implications Of Artificial Intelligence On Intellectual Property Law: A Legal Analysis

https://www.bbntimes.com/politics/the-implications-of-artificial-intelligence-on-intellectual-property-law-a-legal-analysis

  1. Green Trade Marks

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/green-trade-marks-2023-07-07_en

  1. Codice della proprietà industriale, approvato il Ddl. Novità per i brevetti

 https://www.edotto.com/articolo/codice-della-proprieta-industriale-approvato-il-ddl-novita-per-i-brevetti

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17
07
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Shein Named in Copyright, Racketeering Lawsuit Over Alleged Infringement Scheme

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/shein-named-in-copyright-racketeering-lawsuit-over-alleged-infringement-scheme/

  1. Google Sued for “Stealing” Vast Amounts of Consumer Data for AI Products

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/google-sued-for-stealing-vast-amounts-of-consumer-data-for-ai-products/

  1. Know Your Worth: Building and Measuring Brand Value

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/know-your-worth-building-and-measuring-brand-value/

  1. Emoji: not a trademark for EUIPO (but a contract agreement for a Canadian Court)

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/07/emoji-not-trademark-for-euipo-but.html

  1. Do names convey a clear and specific concept?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/07/do-names-convey-clear-and-specific.html

  1. The dark side of trademarks: confronting the troll menace

https://trademarklawyermagazine.com/the-dark-side-of-trademarks-confronting-the-troll-menace/

  1. Barbie vs Burberry - Twitter threatens to sue Meta - Apple loses in 4G essential patent battle

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/barbie-vs-burberry-twitter-threatens-sue-meta-apple-loses-4g-essential-patent-battle-2023-07-11_en

  1. NBA and NHL Sue Counterfeit Merchandise Network for Millions

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/nba-and-nhl-sue-counterfeit-merchandise-network-for-millions?context=search&index=6

  1. Manuka Honey trademark case in NZ underscores challenges related to “distinctiveness”

https://asiaiplaw.com/article/manuka-honey-trademark-case-in-nz-underscores-challenges-related-to-distinctiveness

  1. Japan tackles copyright infringement linked to AI technology

https://asiaiplaw.com/section/news-analysis/japan-tackles-copyright-infringement-linked-to-ai-technology

 

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10
07
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. What role for freedom of expression under EU trade mark law? An “IKEA-PLAN” prompts a CJEU referral

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/07/what-role-for-freedom-of-expression.html

 

  1. Unpacking IDC v Lenovo (Part II): General principles of FRAND explored

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/07/unpacking-idc-v-lenovo-part-ii-general.html

 

  1. British Hairways did not take off – as a trade mark

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/07/british-hairways-did-not-take-off-as.html

 

  1. From ChatGPT to Deepfake-Creating Apps: A Running List of Key AI-Lawsuits

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/from-chatgpt-to-deepfake-creating-apps-a-running-list-of-key-ai-lawsuits/

 

  1. Court Refuses Summary Judgment in Urban Outfitters, Le Tote Trade Secret Suit

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/court-refuses-summary-judgment-in-urban-outfitters-le-tote-trade-secret-suit/

 

  1. Breaking Down the Birkin: Trademark Takeaways from the MetaBirkins Case

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/breaking-down-the-birkin-takeaways-from-the-metabirkins-case/

 

  1. New Article From European IP Helpdesk Ambassador: How Small Businesses Can Master Intellectual Property in 5 Steps

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/new-article-european-ip-helpdesk-ambassador-how-small-businesses-can-master-intellectual-property-5-2023-07-10_en

 

  1. Green trade marks

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/green-trade-marks-2023-07-07_en

 

  1. Other Barks & Bites for Friday, July 7: Twitter Accuses Meta of Trade Secrets Theft; WIPO Begins International Meeting; and Apple Loses Infringement Appeal

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/07/07/barks-bites-wipo-begins-international-meeting-apple-loses-infringement-appeal/id=163117/

 

  1. Sarah Silverman Sues Meta, OpenAI for Copyright Infringement

https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2023-07-09/sarah-silverman-sues-meta-openai-for-copyright-infringement

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19
06
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Automatic pan-EU injunctions for infringements of trade marks with a reputation?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/06/automatic-pan-eu-injunctions-for.html

 

  1. Warhol’s Ghost in the Machine: What Warhol v. Goldsmith Means for Generative AI

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/06/08/warhols-ghost-machine-goldsmith-v-warhol-means-generative-ai/  

 

  1. Jack Daniel’s Gets Last Laugh for Now in SCOTUS’ Ruling in ‘Bad Spaniels’ Case
    https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/06/08/jack-daniels-gets-last-laugh-now-scotus-ruling-bad-spaniels-case/

 

  1. INTA Urges CJEU to Find No Legal Interest in EU Opposition to Pre-Brexit Trademark Applications

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/06/13/inta-urges-cjeu-find-no-legal-interest-eu-opposition-pre-brexit-trademark-applications/

 

  1. Contemplating Intellectual Property Rights in the Metaverse: Statutory Change is Inevitable for AI Creations

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/06/13/contemplating-ip-rights-metaverse-statutory-change-inevitable-ai-creations/

 

  1. Ye Named in Copyright Lawsuit Over Instagram Posts of Vogue Editor

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/ye-named-in-copyright-lawsuit-over-instagram-post-of-vogue-editor/

 

  1. The Ethics of Using Generative Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law
    https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/06/07/ethics-using-generative-artificial-intelligence-practice-law/

 

  1. Off-White Lands U.S. Registration for “FOR WALKING” Trademark
    https://www.thefashionlaw.com/off-white-lands-u-s-registration-for-for-walking-trademark/    

 

  1. Twitter Faces Music Industry Reckoning in Major Copyright Suit
    https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/twitter-faces-music-industry-reckoning-in-major-copyright-suit

 

  1. John Lennon AI Revival Adds to Debate Over IP Rights of the Dead

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/john-lennon-ai-revival-adds-to-debate-over-ip-rights-of-the-dead

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12
06
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Is it a breach of the Italian Cultural Heritage Code to feature on GQ a model posing like Michelangelo’s David? Yes, says Florence Court

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/06/is-it-breach-of-italian-cultural.html

  1. Shape trade marks: Italian Supreme Court confirms that Tic Tac box shape is a yes

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/06/shape-trade-marks-italian-supreme-court.html

  1. Batman won a trademark dispute in the EU

https://intellectualpropertyplanet.wordpress.com/2023/06/12/batman-won-a-trademark-dispute-in-the-eu/

  1. Lynn Goldsmith Told an Artist to Remove His Own Prince Paintings, Inspired by Her Lawsuit Against the Warhol Foundation, From Instagram

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/lynn-goldsmith-ryan-montgomery-prince-paintings-2313917

  1. Five Ways AI Can Help with IP Portfolio Management

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/06/09/five-ways-ai-can-help-ip-portfolio-management/id=162181/

  1. SharkNinja Sues to Fend Off Dyson Patent Infringement Claims

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/sharkninja-sues-to-fend-off-dyson-patent-infringement-claims

  1. Telemarketing selvaggio: le nuove sanzioni del Garante privacy scuotono il settore e proteggono i consumatori

https://www.cybersecurity360.it/news/telemarketing-selvaggio-le-nuove-sanzioni-del-garante-privacy-scuotono-il-settore-e-proteggono-i-consumatori/

  1. Supreme Court Sides With Jack Daniel’s in Dog Toy Trademark Lawsuit

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/supreme-court-sides-with-jack-daniels-in-dog-toy-trademark-lawsuit/

  1. Brooks, Skechers Settle Trademark Lawsuit Amid Rising Competition

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/brooks-skechers-settle-trademark-lawsuit-amid-rising-competition/

  1. Moncler Loses Bid to Cancel Registration for “Lookalike” Trademark in Japan

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/moncler-loses-bid-to-block-lookalike-outline-trademark-in-japan/

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29
05
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. What if AI wrote this post? – An inquiry into the impact of AI on the creative industries?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/05/guest-post-what-if-ai-wrote-this-post.html

  1. Kobe Bryant’s Dream Lives On With New Mamba Cup Trademark

https://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/trademark-news/kobe-bryants-dream-lives-on-with-new-mamba-cup-trademark/

  1. The copyright adventure of two typefaces: Is the Spectral font infringing?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/05/the-copyright-adventure-of-two.html

  1. Telfar, Charlotte Tilbury Resolve Trademark Application Clash Over TC Logo

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/telfar-charlotte-tilbury-settle-trademark-application-clash-over-tc-logo/

  1. EC Publishes: Report on Intellectual Property Rights in Third Countries

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/ec-publishes-report-intellectual-property-rights-third-countries-2023-05-24_en

  1. How Well Known Must a “Well-Known” Trademark Be?

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/how-well-known-must-a-well-known-trademark-be/

  1. Intellectual property: A key ingredient to plant based success?

https://www.newfoodmagazine.com/article/192585/intellectual-property-a-key-ingredient-to-plant-based-success/

  1. Proprietà intellettuale e industriale - Il termine «emmentaler» non può essere tutelato in quanto marchio dell'Unione europea per dei formaggi

https://news.ilcaso.it/news_12047

  1. Best of INTA 2023; WTR Industry Award winners revealed; and much more

https://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/article/best-of-inta-2023-wtr-industry-award-winners-revealed-and-much-more

  1. Small models, big trouble – Can model cars and buildings infringe trade marks?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/05/small-models-big-trouble-can-model-cars.html

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22
05
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Can a third party rely on the 12-month grace period for prior design disclosure?
    https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/05/can-third-party-rely-on-12-month-grace.html

 

  1. Adding a glass canopy to a mosque infringes architect’s copyright and the canopy must be removed, says Cologne Regional Court

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/05/adding-glass-canopy-to-mosque-infringes.html

 

  1. IPR infringement in yellow-and-blue logo: Lidl wins High Court dispute against Tesco

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/05/ipr-infringement-in-yellow-and-blue.html

 

  1. Artists Tell House IP Subcommittee in AI Hearing: It’s Not ‘Data’ and ‘Content’ to Us; It’s Our Livelihood

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/05/17/artists-tell-house-ip-subcommittee-ai-hearing-data-content-livelihood/id=160980/

 

  1. CAFC Rejects Bid for Attorney Fees in Cannabis Patent Suit

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/05/09/cafc-rejects-bid-attorney-fees-cannabis-patent-suit/id=160682/

 

  1. Hermès v. Rothschild: A Timeline of Developments in a Case Over Trademarks, NFTs

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/hermes-v-rothschild-a-timeline-of-developments-in-a-case-over-trademarks-nfts/   

 

  1. What a Lawsuit Against McDonald’s Means for Companies in Food to Fashion

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/what-a-lawsuit-against-mcdonalds-means-for-companies-in-food-to-fashion/

 

  1. Reebok Accuses Autry of “Blatant Knockoffs” in New Trademark Lawsuit

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/reebok-accuses-autry-of-blatant-knockoffs-in-new-trademark-lawsuit/

 

  1. Warhol Estate Loses U.S. Supreme Court Copyright Fight Over Prince Paintings

https://www.usnews.com/news/top-news/articles/2023-05-18/warhol-estate-loses-u-s-supreme-court-copyright-fight-over-prince-paintings

 

  1. Taco Bell Seeks to Cancel Smaller Rivals' 'Taco Tuesday' Trademarks

https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2023-05-16/taco-bell-seeks-to-cancel-smaller-rivals-taco-tuesday-trademarks

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15
05
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Copyright claims up in flames: Evans v John Lewis PLC and Another
https://trademarklawyermagazine.com/copyright-claims-up-in-flames-evans-v-john-lewis-plc-and-another/

 

  1. Texas Internet Provider Denied New Trial in Music Piracy Case
https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/texas-internet-provider-denied-new-trial-in-music-piracy-case

 

  1. CAFC Reverses PTAB Decision that Invalidated Sanofi Injector Pen Patent
https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/05/10/cafc-reverses-ptab-decision-invalidated-sanofi-injector-pen-patent/id=160773/

 

  1. Adding a glass canopy to a mosque infringes architect’s copyright and the canopy must be removed, says Cologne Regional Court
https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/05/adding-glass-canopy-to-mosque-infringes.html

 

  1. Indigenous Producers Face Trademark Battle Over Company Names Causing ‘Public Confusion’

https://variety.com/2023/film/global/indigifilm-indigistudios-trademark-gary-davis-kelvin-redvers-1235610165/

 

  1. Amazon and Canon launch joint fake goods lawsuit

https://www.worldipreview.com/news/amazon-and-canon-launch-joint-fake-goods-lawsuit-23246

 

  1. Trademark transfer without the shareholders’ consent: the ELBE ENGINEERING case
https://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/article/trademark-transfer-without-the-shareholders-consent-the-elbe-engineering-case     

 

  1. Avviata istruttoria nei confronti di Apple per presunto abuso di posizione dominante nel mercato delle app

https://www.agcm.it/media/comunicati-stampa/2023/5/A561

 

  1. What a Lawsuit Against McDonald’s Means for Companies in Food to Fashion
https://www.thefashionlaw.com/what-a-lawsuit-against-mcdonalds-means-for-companies-in-food-to-fashion/    

 

  1. OPPO has invalidated another two Nokia patents this month: European Patent Office revoked patents and rejected proposed amendments
http://www.fosspatents.com/2023/05/oppo-has-invalidated-another-two-nokia.html
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08
05
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Louboutin Wages New Red Sole Trademark, Design Patent Lawsuit

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/louboutin-wages-new-red-sole-trademark-design-patent-lawsuit/

 

  1. Stability AI Seeks Dismissal of Getty’s Generative AI Copyright, TM Lawsuit

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/stability-ai-seeks-dismissal-of-gettys-generative-ai-copyright-tm-lawsuit/

 

  1. Lock Patent Owner Strikes Out at CAFC in Suit Against Intel

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/05/05/lock-patent-owner-strikes-cafc-suit-intel/id=160610/

 

  1. Movie titles and character titles as trade marks? Nigeria's Trade Marks Tribunal weighs in

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/05/movie-titles-and-character-titles-as.html

 

  1. CJEU clarifies connecting factors and level of assessment for international jurisdiction of EU trade mark courts

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/05/cjeu-clarifies-connecting-factors-and.html

 

  1. Cultural meme as a trademark: the registration of WAGATHA CHRISTIE

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/05/cultural-meme-as-trademark-registration.html

 

  1. EC Publishes: New Harmonised EU Patent Rules to Foster Innovation

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/ec-publishes-new-harmonised-eu-patent-rules-foster-innovation-2023-05-02_en

 

  1. China Filed the Most Patents on COVID-19 Vaccines and Therapeutics

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/china-filed-most-patents-covid-19-vaccines-and-therapeutics-2023-05-02_en

 

  1. Google Faces Fierce Trial Over Sonos Smart-Speaker Patents

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/google-faces-fierce-trial-over-sonos-smart-speaker-patents

 

  1. Ed Sheeran wins Thinking Out Loud copyright case

https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-65480293

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24
04
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. CJEU rules that broadcasting music on a plane or train is a communication to the public, but installing relevant equipment isn’t

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/04/cjeu-rules-that-broadcasting-music-on.html

  1. Trade mark infringement and dynamic advertising

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/04/trade-mark-infringement-and-dynamic.html

  1. Adidas backtracks on opposition to BLM – Google wins $20 million patent appeal

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/adidas-backtracks-opposition-blm-google-wins-20-million-patent-appeal-2023-04-19_en

  1. Trademark Infringement case in India: Burger King

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/trademark-infringement-case-india-burger-king-2023-04-19_en

  1. Kering Among Fashion Companies Targeted in EU Competition Probe

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/fashion-companies-at-center-of-eu-commissions-latest-competition-related-raids/

  1. Inside the Music Industry’s Copyright Battle Over AI Song Generators

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/inside-the-music-industrys-battle-with-the-uk-govt-over-ai-song-generators/

  1. Beer brands legal battle in Australia highlights limitations of “unregistered rights”

https://asiaiplaw.com/section/news-analysis/beer-brands-legal-battle-in-australia-highlights-limitations-of-unregistered-rights

  1. Indonesia strives to protect film intellectual property

https://asiaiplaw.com/sector/copyright/indonesia-strives-to-protect-film-intellectual-property

  1. Ed Sheeran’s ‘Thinking Out Loud’ Asks Jury to Mull Music Theory

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/ed-sheerans-thinking-of-you-asks-jury-to-mull-music-theory?context=search&index=9

  1. J&J Facing Patent Infringement Suit Over Neutrogena Products

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/j-j-facing-patent-infringement-suit-over-neutrogena-products?context=search&index=12

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18
04
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. US Copyright Office issues guidance on the protection of AI-generated works

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/04/us-copyright-office-issues-guidance-on.html

  1. Delhi High Court says no FRAND trial needed to obtain SEP injunction in Intex v Ericsson

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/04/delhi-high-court-says-no-frand-trial.html

  1. Visa lost a trademark dispute in Japan

https://intellectualpropertyplanet.wordpress.com/2023/04/10/visa-lost-a-trademark-dispute-in-japan/

  1. Liu Jo, Kendall Jenner Settle $1.5M Contract Suit Over Failed Photoshoot

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/liu-jo-kendall-jenner-settle-1-5m-contract-suit-over-failed-photoshoot/

  1. Apple Music – Red bull and Red Dragon

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/apple-music-red-bull-and-red-dragon-2023-04-13_en

  1. David Yurman, Mejuri Settle “Copying” Suit, Shed Light on ESG Marketing Risk

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/david-yurman-mejuri-settle-copying-suit-shed-light-on-esg-marketing-risk/

  1. Trasferimento dati verso gli Usa, continua il braccio di ferro: i timori dell’EDPB

https://www.agendadigitale.eu/sicurezza/privacy/trasferimento-dati-verso-gli-usa-continua-il-braccio-di-ferro-i-timori-delledpb/

  1. Streaming sites urged not to let AI use music to clone pop stars

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2023/apr/12/streaming-sites-ai-copyrighted-music-copycat-tracks

  1. CAFC Revives Vape Patent Lawsuit Against Phillip Morris

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/04/15/cafc-revives-vape-patent-lawsuit-phillip-morris/id=159527/

  1. A Fake Gucci Restaurant Pops Up in Moscow Following Brands’ Exodus

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/a-fake-gucci-restaurant-pops-up-in-moscow-following-brands-exodus/

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12
04
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

 

  1. Export deferred Portrait of Mai to be co-purchased by NPG and Getty
  1. Arbutus Strikes Out on mRNA Delivery Patent as CAFC Affirms PTAB Ruling for Moderna
  1. First EPAC results are out
  1. FBI launches app to help identify stolen art
  1. Germany’s Culture Minister Is Calling on a Munich Museum to Resolve a Years-Long Restitution Dispute Over a Prized Picasso Painting
  1. ChatGPT: Garante privacy, iniziato l’esame delle misure proposte da OpenAI
  1. European Commission’s Leaked SEP Regulation Would Increase Costs for Innovators, Hurt EU Competitiveness, and Fail to Reduce Litigation
  1. Christian Louboutin Prevails Latest Round of in Red Sole-Centric Lawsuit in Brazil
  1. Court rules on copyright protection for works on wallpaper
  1. Tech leaders are calling for a pause on AI – Toblerone could lose its iconic Swiss mountain logo
  1. The Italian Museum That Owns Leonardo’s ‘Vitruvian Man’ Has Successfully Sued to Stop Production of a 1,000-Piece Puzzle Based on the Work
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03
04
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Cacio Romano” does not infringe PDO “Pecorino Romano”, says Italian Supreme Court

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/03/cacio-romano-does-not-infringe-pdo.html

  1. Adidas is Looking to Block Black Lives Matter’s 3-Stripe Trademark Application

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/adidas-is-looking-to-block-black-lives-matters-3-stripe-trademark-application/

  1. Using a horizontal central black stripe is an evocation of PDO “Morbier”, says the Paris Appeal Court

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/02/using-horizontal-central-black-stripe.html

  1. Crocs, the informed user and the overall impression

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/crocs-informed-user-and-overall-impression-2023-03-23_en

  1. U.S. Copyright Office new Guidance about copyright in AI-generated works – Coinbase case

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/us-copyright-office-new-guidance-about-copyright-ai-generated-works-coinbase-case-2023-03-29_en

  1. Who Will Own the Art of the Future?

https://www.wired.com/story/openai-dalle-copyright-intellectual-property-art/

  1. Despite Difficult Economic Conditions WIPO Recorded the Highest Number of PCT Filings in A Single Year

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/despite-difficult-economic-conditions-wipo-recorded-highest-number-pct-filings-single-year-2023-03-06_en

  1. Calcio & Nft: i token sui giocatori violano la proprietà intellettuale?

https://www.we-wealth.com/news/fintech/blockchain/i-token-sui-giocatori-violano-la-proprieta-intellettuale

  1. Took a DNA test, turns out 100% THAT BITCH is 100% registrable

https://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/article/took-dna-test-turns-out-100-bitch-100-registrable

  1. After a major IP win for Manolo Blahnik in China, should more luxury brands take action?

https://www.voguebusiness.com/companies/after-a-major-ip-win-for-manolo-blahnik-in-china-should-more-luxury-brands-take-action

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