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NEWS

20
03
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

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13
03
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

 

  1. EU Court Refuses Green Slogan Amid Rise in Eco-Centric Trademarks

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/eu-court-refuses-green-slogan-amid-rise-in-eco-centric-trademarks/

  1. Chanel Pushes for No. 5 Bottle Registration, Emphasizing “Look-For” Ads

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/chanel-pushes-for-no-5-bottle-trademark-registration-citing-acquired-distinctiveness/

  1. Court clarifies meaning and application of Singapore's distinctive judicial understanding of “Distinctiveness”

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/03/court-clarifies-meaning-and-application.html

  1. Matterhorn will be no part of Toblerone packaging anymore

https://intellectualpropertyplanet.wordpress.com/2023/03/08/matterhorn-will-be-no-part-of-toblerone-packaging-anymore/

  1. Aldi won a dispute over alcoholic beverages and its trademark in the EU

https://intellectualpropertyplanet.wordpress.com/2023/03/06/aldi-won-a-dispute-over-alcoholic-beverages-and-its-trademark-in-the-eu/

  1. Pharma Companies, U.S. Government Spar Over Application of Section 1498 to Patent Infringement Claims Against Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/03/08/pharma-companies-u-s-government-spar-application-section-1498-patent-infringement-claims-modernas-covid-19-vaccine/id=157459/

  1. European Innovators Evaluate the Pros and Cons of the Unitary Patent System

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/european-innovators-evaluate-pros-and-cons-unitary-patent-system-2023-03-06_en

  1. TikTok Looks to Hire 60 Lawyers Amid Growing US Regulatory Heat

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/tiktok-looks-to-hire-60-lawyers-amid-growing-us-regulatory-heat?context=search&index=11

  1. Hermes logo gets “well-known trademark” status in India

https://asiaiplaw.com/section/news-analysis/hermes-logo-gets-well-known-trademark-status-in-india

  1. Subway can’t claim monopoly over all two-syllable words starting with “SUB”, “VEG” and “CLUB”: Delhi High Court

https://trademarklawyermagazine.com/subway-cant-claim-monopoly-over-all-two-syllable-words/

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06
03
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. There’s a Way To Pay for Art Used To Train AI, But It Isn’t Foolproof
https://www.thefashionlaw.com/theres-a-way-to-pay-for-art-used-to-train-ai-but-its-not-foolproof/

 

  1. Do you look under the saddle of your bike?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/02/do-you-look-under-saddle-of-your-bike.html

 

  1. La pirateria musicale è nata in Italia

https://www.nssmag.com/it/music/32423/mixed-by-erry

 
  1. CAFC Rules PTAB Must Revisit Netflix and Hulu’s IPR Challenge of Streaming Tech Patent
https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/03/04/cafc-rules-ptab-must-revisit-netflix-hulus-ipr-challenge-streaming-tech-patent/id=157389/  
  1. UPC receives almost 200 opt-out requests

https://www.worldipreview.com/news/upc-receives-almost-200-opt-out-requests-23075

 

  1. Huawei asks China's patent office to confirm Xiaomi infringes patents, but administrative process is more similar to mediation than to litigation
http://www.fosspatents.com/2023/03/huawei-asks-chinas-patent-office-to.html  
  1. McDonald’s reversal shines spotlight on proving genuine use in Poland
https://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/article/mcdonalds-reversal-shines-spotlight-proving-genuine-use-in-poland

 

  1. Eminem gets “Shady” with the Real Housewives’ cast members
https://trademarklawyermagazine.com/eminem-gets-shady-with-the-real-housewives-cast-members/  
  1. Delhi High Court restrains Sona Mandhira from using trademark 'Sona'

https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/delhi-high-court-restrains-sona-mandhira-from-using-trademark-sona-123030200936_1.html  

 

  1. L'iPhone leggerà messaggi di testo con la voce dei mittenti

https://www.ansa.it/sito/notizie/tecnologia/hitech/2023/02/21/liphone-leggera-messaggi-testuali-con-la-voce-dei-mittenti_46852b87-4222-46ef-88a3-b80b2d6ac4a0.html

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27
02
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Google successfully opposed the marks "GOOGLE CAR" before the EUIPO invoking its reputation

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/02/google-successfully-opposed-marks.html

 

  1. A design for heated socks is not necessarily functional, says EUIPO BoA

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/02/a-design-for-heated-socks-is-not.html

 

  1. U.S. Copyright Office Clarifies Limits of Copyright for AI-Generated Works

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/02/23/u-s-copyright-office-clarifies-limits-copyright-ai-generated-works/id=157023/  

 

  1. Gap Says Patagonia Design is in “Public Domain” in Trademark Lawsuit

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/gap-says-patagonia-design-is-in-public-domain-in-trademark-lawsuit/

 

  1. The Embrace of AI is Being Reflected in Recent Trademark Filings

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/the-embrace-of-ai-is-being-reflected-in-recent-trademark-filings-standard/  

 

  1. Spotting the difference between the priority document and the claims (T 1303/18) https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/02/spotting-difference-between-priority.html  

 

  1. Examining the ‘MetaBirkins’ Case: Exclusion of Rothschild’s Art Expert May Have Affected Jury Verdict

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/02/24/examining-the-metabirkins-case-exclusion-of-rothschilds-art-expert-may-have-affected-jury-verdict/id=157016/   

 

  1. Recognizing AI-Assisted Art: The Copyright Office is Using the Wrong Legal Standard

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/02/25/recognizing-ai-assisted-art-copyright-office-using-wrong-legal-standard/id=157072/  

 

  1. We Need a Copyright Reboot for Robots

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/02/21/need-copyright-reboot-robots/id=156942/

 

  1. Report Finds 68% of Respondents Have Seen Products Counterfeited Online

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/02/16/report-finds-respondents-products-counterfeited-online/id=156785/  

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20
02
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. ChatGpt, minaccia agli interessi degli editori: quali tutele normative

https://www.agendadigitale.eu/mercati-digitali/chatgpt-minaccia-agli-interessi-degli-editori-quali-tutele-normative/

  1. “Sentiti Libera”: from street art in Genoa to the Manifesto Dress at Sanremo Music Festival 2023

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/02/sentiti-libera-from-street-art-in-genoa.html

  1. When Yoga can be a serious threat to trademark protection in the EU?

https://intellectualpropertyplanet.wordpress.com/2023/02/20/when-yoga-can-be-a-serious-threat-to-trademark-protection-in-the-eu/

  1. What to Expect from the Supreme Court in Fair Use Case Over Warhol Work

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/what-to-expect-from-the-supreme-court-in-fair-use-case-over-warhol-work/

  1. Kool Kiy Files Counterclaim Against Nike’s Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

https://www.complex.com/sneakers/kool-kiy-counterclaim-nike-air-jordan-1-lookalike-lawsuit

  1. Se l’IA viola il copyright e la privacy: la ricerca

https://www.agendadigitale.eu/cultura-digitale/se-lia-viola-il-copyright-e-la-privacy-la-ricerca/

  1. When Amazon is not liable for unlawful acts of 'affiliates': the German Supreme Court explains

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/02/when-amazon-is-not-liable-for-unlawful.html

  1. Tutela dei beni culturali e lo strano caso di Studi d’arte Cave Michelangelo

https://www.dirittodautore.it/approfondimenti/tutela-dei-beni-culturali-e-lo-strano-caso-di-studi-darte-cave-michelangelo/

  1. What the Patent Bar is Saying About the USPTO’s Call for Comments on AI Inventorship

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/02/19/patent-bar-saying-usptos-call-comments-ai-inventorship/id=156876/

  1. Proposed FTC Ban on Non-Competes: Considerations for Companies to Protect Trade Secrets

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/02/17/proposed-ftc-ban-non-competes-considerations-companies-protect-trade-secrets/id=156833/

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13
02
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Fashion at McDonald’s: When a 'Happy Meal’ becomes an it-bag

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/02/fashion-at-mcdonalds-when-happy-meal.html

  1. Recent changes to the Madrid System

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/02/recent-changes-to-madrid-system.html

  1. Hermes Wins U.S. Trademark Trial Over 'MetaBirkin' NFTs

https://www.usnews.com/news/top-news/articles/2023-02-08/hermes-wins-u-s-trademark-trial-over-metabirkin-nfts-defendants-lawyer

  1. Bored Ape NFT Trademark Application Opposed by Alleged Infringer

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/bored-ape-nft-trademark-application-opposed-by-alleged-infringer

  1. Nokia offers deal to settle global SEP feud

https://www.worldipreview.com/news/nokia-offers-deal-to-settle-global-sep-feud-23020

  1. Smantellata filiera sulla pelletteria di lusso contraffatta.

https://siac.gdf.it/notizie/Pagine/Smantellata-filiera-sulla-pelletteria-di-lusso-contraffatta.aspx

  1. EUIPO Issues Partial Refusal for Burberry’s Web3-Focused Trademark Application

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/euipo-issues-partial-refusal-for-burberrys-web3-focused-trademark-application/

  1. Copyright Office Says it Properly Refused Registration for AI-Generated Artwork

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/copyright-office-says-it-properly-refused-registration-for-ai-generated-artwork/

  1. Getty Images Names Stability AI in Copyright, TM Lawsuit Over AI Generator

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/getty-names-stability-ai-in-copyright-lawsuit-over-ai-generator/

  1. 30 Years of the Single Market

https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/it/web/guest/-/news/30-years-of-the-single-market-1

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08
02
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Red Bull contro cantina sarda, la polemica arriva in Austria

https://www.ansa.it/sardegna/notizie/2023/02/06/red-bull-contro-cantina-sarda-la-polemica-arriva-in-austria_f54ca9f3-c2ea-4ee9-9ccc-ad7fd107b292.html

  1. EPO Publishes: Patent Insight Reports Related to Quantum Technologies

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/epo-publishes-patent-insight-reports-related-quantum-technologies-2023-02-06_en

  1. Big Mac decision – Charlie Chaplin’s Charlot

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/big-mac-decision-charlie-chaplins-charlot-2023-02-01_en

  1. Louboutin – Amazon case (C-148/21 and C-184/21)

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/louboutin-amazon-case-c-14821-and-c-18421-2023-01-31_en

  1. Important High Court decision on authenticity and dealers’ responsibilities

https://ial.uk.com/important-high-court-decision-on-authenticity-and-dealers-responsibilities/

  1. A French Court Has Ordered Christie’s to Restitute an Adriaen Van Der Werff Painting That Was Stolen During World War II

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/french-court-orders-restitution-of-adriaen-van-der-werff-nazi-looted-painting-christies-2249849

  1. Recent changes to the Madrid System

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/02/recent-changes-to-madrid-system.html

  1. Intelligenza artificiale, dal Garante privacy stop al chatbot “Replika”. Troppi i rischi per i minori e le persone emotivamente fragili

https://www.garanteprivacy.it/home/docweb/-/docweb-display/docweb/9852506

  1. The very visible value of intangible assets: why IP valuation matters

https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/it/web/guest/-/news/the-very-visible-value-of-intangible-assets-why-ip-valuation-matters-1

  1. Lidl accuses Tesco of ‘deception’ in legal dispute over yellow circle logo

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2023/feb/07/lidl-accuses-tesco-deception-legal-dispute-yellow-circle-logo

  1. “100% That Bitch” Lizzo Trademark Trounces USPTO Precedent

https://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/trademark-news/100-that-bitch-lizzo-trademark-trounces-uspto-precedent/

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01
02
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Can Someone’s Face Be a Trademark?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/12/can-someones-face-be-trade-mark.html

  1. Rolex Handed a Loss in Bid to Block EUIPO Trademark Registration of Crown Logo

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/rolex-handed-a-loss-in-bid-to-block-euipo-trademark-registration-of-crown-logo/

  1. Can AI generated art be protected by copyright?

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/can-ai-generated-art-be-protected-by-copyright-one-case-is-testing-that/

  1. European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency: Pfizer and BioNtech countersue Moderna – Advocate General’s Opinion in case C-686/21

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/pfizer-and-biontech-countersue-moderna-advocate-generals-opinion-case-c-68621-2022-12-15_en

  1. Russian patents grab deemed ‘act of war’

https://www.ft.com/content/1ee7a359-8561-4679-bc84-59f55157e9bd

  1. The Adidas v. Thom Browne Saga: Stripes May Be ‘Earned’ But They Cannot Be Owned

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/01/18/the-adidas-v-thom-browne-saga-stripes-may-be-earned-but-they-cannot-be-owned/id=155471/

  1. Apple Loses ITC Battle to Masimo Over Pulse Oximeter Technology

https://ipwatchdog.com/2023/01/12/apple-loses-itc-battle-masimo-pulse-oximeter-technology/id=155209/

  1. Clémentine Mercier, Libération, Francia : Il futuro incerto del diritto d’autore

https://www.internazionale.it/magazine/clementine-mercier/2023/01/26/il-futuro-incerto-del-diritto-d-autore

  1. Slogan automatically protected as a trade mark? A recent take of the Italian Supreme Court

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2023-01-16T19%3A50%3A00%2B00%3A00&max-results=10#PageNo=3

  1. Who Ultimately Owns Content Generated By ChatGPT And Other AI Platforms?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/joemckendrick/2022/12/21/who-ultimately-owns-content-generated-by-chatgpt-and-other-ai-platforms/?sh=41c994835423

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23
01
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Copyright, Computer-Generated Image Issues at Play in Yuga Labs v. Ryder Ripps

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/copyright-computer-generated-image-issues-come-up-in-yuga-labs-v-ryder-ripps/

  1. Rolex Handed a Loss in Bid to Block EUIPO Trademark Registration of Crown Logo

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/rolex-handed-a-loss-in-bid-to-block-euipo-trademark-registration-of-crown-logo/

  1. How do you cancel degenerated trade marks?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/01/how-do-you-cancel-degenerated-trade.html

  1. Can Charlie Chaplin’s character “Charlot” be registered as an EU trade mark?

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/01/can-charlie-chaplins-character-charlot.html

  1. No small feat: Converse wins Dutch Supreme Court case on trade mark exhaustion

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/01/guest-post-no-small-feat-converse-wins.html

  1. Is SHAVETTE a trademark or a generic name for razors in the EU?

https://intellectualpropertyplanet.wordpress.com/2023/01/18/is-shavette-a-trademark-or-a-generic-name-for-razors-in-the-eu/

  1. Adidas’ Recent Trial Loss Unlikely to Deter Brand Enforcement

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/adidas-recent-trial-loss-unlikely-to-deter-brand-enforcement

  1. Adidas – Thom Browne. Trade mark registration of a person’s face.

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/adidas-thom-browne-trade-mark-registration-persons-face-2023-01-19_en

  1. IPOPHL to stop counterfeiting in marketplaces

https://asiaiplaw.com/section/news-analysis/ipophl-to-stop-counterfeiting-in-marketplaces

  1. Patenting Micro-Organisms in Australia ~ s41

https://www.baxterip.com.au/ip-news/patenting-micro-organisms-in-australia-s41

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16
01
23

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1.  Adidas loses four stripes court battle with designer Thom Browne: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2023/jan/13/adidas-loses-four-stripes-court-battle-designer-thom-browne;
  2. Puma vs Puma case – Streaming password sharing: https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/puma-vs-puma-case-streaming-password-sharing-2023-01-12_en;
  3. U.S. judge rules Apple Watch infringed Masimo's pulse oximeter patent: https://www.reuters.com/legal/us-judge-rules-apple-watches-infringed-masimo-patent-medical-device-maker-2023-01-11/
  4. IP attorney says there’s a lot of copying, “inspiring” in fashion world: https://asiaiplaw.com/section/news-analysis/ip-attorney-says-theres-a-lot-of-copying-inspiring-in-fashion-world;
  5. Belize joins the Madrid Protocol: https://www.baxterip.com.au/ip-news/belize-joins-the-madrid-protocol;
  6. Slogan automatically protected as a trade mark? A recent take of the Italian Supreme Court: https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2023/01/slogan-automatically-protected-as-trade.html;
  7. Indonesia among the most IP applications, says WIPO: https://asiaiplaw.com/section/news-analysis/indonesia-among-the-most-ip-applications-says-wipo;
  8. How To Avoid Jurisdictional Clashes On Standard Essential Patents – A Short Summary Of Some Proposals: https://patentblog.kluweriplaw.com/2023/01/16/how-to-avoid-jurisdictional-clashes-on-standard-essential-patents-a-short-summary-of-some-proposals/
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15
12
22

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. The Moçambique principle and challenging the validity of a foreign patent: GW Pharma v Otsuka [2022] EWCA Civ 1462

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/12/the-mocambique-principle-and.html 

 

  1. How artificial intelligence works in relation to copyright

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/12/how-artificial-intelligence-works-in.html 

 

  1. When foreign geographical names meet the domestic public – HMPTN WATER v CNIPA

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/11/when-foreign-geographical-names-meet.html

 

  1. The European Commission publishes the proposals for a revised Regulation and Directive on designs https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/11/the-european-commission-publishes.html

 

  1. Four Rings to Rule Them All – German Federal Court of Justice Finds Trademark Infringement in Radiator Grille with Audi-Logo-Shaped Mounting Fixture

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2019/08/four-rings-to-rule-them-all-german.html

 

  1. BMW wins appeal over use of trade mark to promote spare parts business

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2017/06/bmw-wins-appeal-over-use-of-trade-mark.html

 

  1. EPO President puts ViCo in opposition and examination on a permanent footing

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/11/epo-president-puts-vico-in-opposition.html

 

  1. Patent Owner Scores Partial Win Against Google at CAFC

https://ipwatchdog.com/2022/12/08/patent-owner-scores-partial-win-google-cafc/id=153952/

 

  1. Storming the Digital Gates – A Novelist Speaks Out on Copyright

https://ipwatchdog.com/2022/12/06/storming-digital-gates-novelist-speaks-copyright/id=153854/

 

  1. Taking UK Judge Delivers Mixed Ruling on Copyright Infringement in the Famous Love Story that Inspired Doctor Zhivago

https://ipwatchdog.com/2022/12/05/uk-judge-delivers-mixed-ruling-copyright-infringement-famous-love-story-inspired-doctor-zhivago/id=153747/

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05
12
22

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. How artificial intelligence works in relation to copyright

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/12/how-artificial-intelligence-works-in.html

 

  1. When foreign geographical names meet the domestic public – HMPTN WATER v CNIPA

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/11/when-foreign-geographical-names-meet.html

 

  1. The European Commission publishes the proposals for a revised Regulation and Directive on designs

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/11/the-european-commission-publishes.html

https://www.worldipreview.com/news/european-commission-aims-to-revamp-industrial-design-rules-22856

 

  1. As Climate Concerns Grow, Green Trademarks Are on the Rise

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/as-climate-concerns-grow-green-trademarks-are-on-the-rise/

 

  1. What is Really Driving Companies’ Metaverse-Focused Trademark Filings?

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/what-is-really-driving-companies-metaverse-focused-trademark-filings/

 

  1. What Can Brands Learn from Coca-Cola’s Greenwashing Lawsuit Win?

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/what-can-brands-learn-from-coca-colas-greenwashing-lawsuit-win/

 

  1. Proving ownership of intellectual property rights in case of infringements in the EU

https://intellectualpropertyplanet.wordpress.com/2022/11/28/proving-ownership-of-intellectual-property-rights-in-case-of-infringements-in-the-eu/

 

  1. Chanel Accuses Houston-Area Boutique of Selling Counterfeits

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/chanel-accuses-houston-area-boutique-of-selling-counterfeits

 

  1. Nike Accuses Kiy of Ripping Off Air Jordans in Trademark Suit

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/nike-accuses-kiy-of-ripping-off-air-jordans-in-trademark-suit?context=search&index=20

 

  1. USPTO, Copyright Office Joint Study on NFTs Could Help Dispel Confusion About IP Ownership in Media Content Underlying Digital Assets

https://ipwatchdog.com/2022/11/28/uspto-copyright-office-joint-study-nfts-help-dispel-confusion-ip-ownership-media-content-underlying-digital-assets/id=153598/

 

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28
11
22

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Off-White Argues for Registration of “Ironic” Trademark “FOR WALKING”

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/off-white-argues-for-registration-of-ironic-trademark-for-walking/

  1. Chanel Settles Upcycling Suit Over Jewelry Made From Logo-Bearing Buttons

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/chanel-settles-upcycling-suit-over-jewelry-made-from-logo-bearing-buttons/

  1. Italian Supreme Court admits possibility of global delisting/removal orders … at least under Italian law

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/11/italian-supreme-court-global-delisting.html

  1. Proving ownership of intellectual property rights in case of infringements in the EU

https://intellectualpropertyplanet.wordpress.com/2022/11/28/proving-ownership-of-intellectual-property-rights-in-case-of-infringements-in-the-eu/

  1. WIPO Report: China Sees Massive Surge in IP Filings Across the Board

https://ipwatchdog.com/2022/11/26/wipo-report-china-sees-massive-surge-ip-filings-across-board/id=153536/

  1. Il nuovo perimetro di liceità per la pubblicazione di immagini di un atleta senza il suo consenso

https://www.medialaws.eu/il-nuovo-perimetro-di-liceita-per-la-pubblicazione-di-immagini-di-un-atleta-senza-il-suo-consenso/

  1. Born to be authors: the copyright of the child

http://copyrightblog.kluweriplaw.com/2022/11/24/born-to-be-authors-the-copyright-of-the-child/

  1. Cookies Vape Trademarks Survive Counterclaims in Partial Victory

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/cookies-vape-trademarks-survive-counterclaims-in-partial-victory

  1. Parsons Xtreme Golf Tees Off on Texas Clubmaker in Patent Suit

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/parsons-xtreme-golf-tees-off-on-texas-clubmaker-in-patent-suit

  1. Banksy – "K K WATER" case

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/banksy-k-k-water-case-2022-11-25_en

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21
11
22

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. A Court Has Ruled That Banksy Can Keep His Trademarks—and Anonymity—in His Battle With a U.K. Greeting Card Company
  1. Videosorveglianza: stop del Garante privacy a riconoscimento facciale e occhiali smart. L’Autorità apre istruttorie nei confronti di due Comuni
  1. Mariah Carey: US singer's application to trademark 'Queen of Christmas' denied
  1. Can the owner of an artistic work convert it into an NFT for its use in the Metaverse?
  1. Is use of a sign in commerce in a different form from how it was registered genuine use of that trade mark?
  1. Austrian Patent Office implements e-filing for trademarks:
  1. Descendant of Doctor Zhivago author loses copyright court case
  1. New Lawsuit Hits FTX Endorsers, Amid Evolving Dynamics of Celeb Promotions
  1. Safety of property can be a legitimate interest for GPS tracking, but the measure must be appropriate and necessary
  1. DesignEuropa Talks: The Aftermovie
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14
11
22

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Can an NFT infringe one's own trade mark rights? Yes, says Rome Court of First Instance

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/11/can-nft-infringe-ones-own-trade-mark.html

  1. Artificial intelligence at the EUIPO

https://euipo.europa.eu/ohimportal/it/web/guest/-/news/artificial-intelligence-at-the-euipo-1

  1. In Defense of Patentability of Mathematical Formulas and Relationships

https://ipwatchdog.com/2022/11/10/defense-patentability-mathematical-formulas-relationships/id=152875/

  1. H&M Facing New Lawsuit Over “Misleading” Marketing of “Conscious” Collection

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/hm-facing-new-lawsuit-over-misleading-marketing-of-conscious-collection/

  1. Court Sides With Condé Nast, Orders Drake, 21 Savage to Pull Vogue Cover Promo

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/court-sides-with-conde-nast-orders-drake-21-savage-to-pull-vogue-cover-promo/

  1. Louis Vuitton, Sandra Ling Wind Down Trademark Suit Amid Rise in Upcycling Cases

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/louis-vuitton-sandra-ling-settle-trademark-suit-amid-rise-in-upcycling-cases/

  1. Naming Inventors on a Patent Application May Be More Important than You Think

https://ipwatchdog.com/2022/11/12/naming-inventors-on-a-patent-application-may-be-more-important-than-you-think/id=152903/

  1. U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Bristol Myers Cancer-Drug Patent Fight With Gilead

https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2022-11-07/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-bristol-myers-cancer-drug-patent-fight-with-gilead

  1. Adobe Just Held a Bunch of Colors Hostage

https://www.wired.com/story/adobe-pantone-color-subscription-fee/

  1. Metaverse And NFTs Provide Improved Intellectual Property Protections For Brands

https://www.forbes.com/sites/zengernews/2022/11/10/metaverse-and-nfts-provide-improved-intellectual-property-protections-for-brands/?sh=64534a925d5f

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26
09
22

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. IP as a political instrument in Russia

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/09/ip-as-political-instrument-in-russia.html

 

  1. Another shot for Rango (but, incidentally, the “fair use” defence in Italy has been shot too): Rome Appeal Court confirms there is no misappropriation nor infringement of the “Man With No Name” character

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/09/another-shot-for-rango-but-incidentally.html

 

  1. “TAKE FIVE” – the EUIPO Board of Appeal maintains that the slogan is not sufficiently distinctive for registration

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/09/take-five-euipo-board-of-appeal.html

 

  1. Advertising Regulatory Board NPC & others v Bliss Brands (Pty) Ltd: Advertising regulatory code's constitutional dimensions clarified

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/09/advertising-regulatory-board-npc-others.html

 

  1. Everybody is (finally) kung fu fighting - Bruce Lee related trade mark dispute in China

https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/09/everybody-is-finally-kung-fu-fighting.html

 

  1. First preliminary injunction issued by a court in Turkey regarding NFTs https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/08/first-preliminary-injunction-issued-by.html  

 

  1. Advocating for Ethics-Driven Regulation for Blockchain Technologies

https://www.ipwatchdog.com/2022/09/24/advocating-ethics-driven-regulation-blockchain-technologies/id=151572/  

 

  1. IP Leaders Join Forces to Counter Anti-IP Narratives

https://www.ipwatchdog.com/2022/09/22/ip-leaders-join-forces-counter-anti-ip-narratives/id=151508/

 

  1. Latest Developments in U.S. Trademark Registrations for Cannabis Products

https://www.ipwatchdog.com/2022/09/20/latest-developments-us-trademark-registrations-cannabis-products/id=151465/  

 

  1. Taking Control of the Game: How Sports Rights Owners are Fighting Piracy

https://www.ipwatchdog.com/2022/09/19/taking-control-game-sports-rights-owners-fighting-piracy/id=151413/

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13
09
22

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1.  U.S. Trade Body Probes Allegations Sonos Violated Google Patents: https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2022-09-09/u-s-trade-body-probes-allegations-sonos-violated-google-patents;
  2. “TAKE FIVE” – the EUIPO Board of Appeal maintains that the slogan is not sufficiently distinctive for registration: https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/09/take-five-euipo-board-of-appeal.html;
  3. Apple Patent Victories Upheld by Tribunal After Arthrex Remand: https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/apple-patent-victories-upheld-by-tribunal-after-arthrex-remand;
  4. Enterprising Ideas, A Guide to Intellectual Property for Startups: https://www.wipo.int/publications/en/details.jsp?id=4545;
  5. Position mark consisting of grey tread and outer portion of a tyre devoid of distinctive character for tyres, says EUIPO Board of Appeal: https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/09/position-mark-consisting-of-grey-tread.html;
  6. Pulp Fiction NFT: accordo tra Miramax e Tarantino: https://www.punto-informatico.it/pulp-fiction-nft-accordo-miramax-tarantino/;
  7. Intellectual Property Software Market is Expected to Reach US$ 14.9 Bn by 2032: https://techbullion.com/intellectual-property-software-market-is-expected-to-reach-us-14-9-bn-by-2032-fmi/
  8. Lakers' LeBron James, rapper Drake sued for $10M over rights to 'Black Ice' hockey documentary, per report: https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/lakers-lebron-james-rapper-drake-sued-for-10m-over-rights-to-black-ice-hockey-documentary-per-report/;  
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05
09
22

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. 'Can't Be Evil' NFT license - A tentative NFT worldwide license standard
  1. The $250 Million Guelph Treasure Will Not Be Returned to the Heirs of Jewish Collectors, a U.S. Court Has Ruled
  1. NFTs as ‘property’ – in art and law
  • https://ial.uk.com/nfts-as-property-in-art-and-law/
  1. The Bridgerton – Gibson guitars
  1. No Metaverse Registration? No Problem, USPTO Shuts Down Gucci, Prada Squatters
  1. Are cats and tigers alike? EU General Court considers that there is a likelihood of confusion between ‘Tigercat’ and ‘Cat’
  1. Montenegro on its way to become 39th EPC Contracting State on 1 October 2022
  1. Barbara Kruger, Robert Storr, and the U.S. Copyright Office Have Filed Briefs in the Supreme Court’s Historic Andy Warhol Copyright Case
  1. Counterfeiting Complaints Drops in the Philippines
  1. Usain Bolt moves to trademark signature victory pose
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01
08
22

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Federal Circuit Delivers Amazon a Win, Vacating Jury Verdict that Echo Induced Infringement

https://www.ipwatchdog.com/2022/07/30/federal-circuit-delivers-amazon-win-vacating-jury-verdict-echo-induced-infringement/id=150483/

 

  1. Hailey Bieber’s Rhode Lands Win in First Round of Lawsuit Over Brand Name

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/hailey-biebers-rhode-wins-first-round-in-lawsuit-over-brand-name/

 

  1. Diritto d’autore e internet: il Tribunale di Milano inibisce il servizio di DNS di Cloudflare

https://sistemaproprietaintellettuale.it/45-angolo-del-professionista/24647-diritto-d-autore-e-internet-il-tribunale-di-milano-inibisce-il-servizio-di-dns-di-cloudflare.html

 

  1. H&M is Being Sued Over “Misleading” Sustainability Marketing

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/hm-is-being-sued-over-misleading-sustainability-marketing-product-scorecards/

 

  1. Mexico joins Beijing treaty on Audiovisual Performances

https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/mexico-joins-beijing-treaty-audiovisual-performances-2022-07-26_en

 

  1. Report Reveals Danger of Proposed Price Fixing to U.S. Biopharma Innovation

https://www.ipwatchdog.com/2022/07/31/report-reveals-danger-proposed-price-fixing-us-biopharma-innovation/id=150481/

 

  1. Second Circuit Says RISE Mark is on Weak End of Suggestive Spectrum, Reversing Preliminary Injunction Against Pepsi

https://www.ipwatchdog.com/2022/07/26/second-circuit-says-rise-mark-weak-end-suggestive-spectrum-reversing-preliminary-injunction-pepsi/id=150398/

 

  1. What Does California’s New Plastic & Packaging Law Mean for Brands, Retailers?

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/what-does-californias-new-plastic-packaging-law-mean-for-brands-retailers/

 

  1. Court Reviews “Novel” Issue of Social Media Account Ownership in Hayley Paige Lawsuit

https://www.thefashionlaw.com/court-reviews-novel-issue-of-social-media-account-ownership-in-hayley-paige-lawsuit/

 

  1. F.T.C. Sues to Block Meta’s Virtual Reality Deal as It Confronts Big Tech

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/27/technology/meta-facebook-vr-ftc.html

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25
07
22

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Feta cheese case – Manolo Blahnik: https://intellectual-property-helpdesk.ec.europa.eu/news-events/news/feta-cheese-case-manolo-blahnik-2022-07-22_en;
  2. As COVID Patent War Rages On, Pharma Group Seeks Fairer Future Access: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2022-07-19/as-covid-patent-war-rages-on-pharma-group-seeks-fairer-future-access;
  3. PepsiCo Beats ‘MTN Dew Rise’ Trademark Ban at Second Circuit: https://news.bloomberglaw.com/ip-law/pepsico-beats-injunction-over-rise-branded-drinks-on-appeal;
  4. WIPO Member States Approve Diplomatic Conferences for Two Proposed Accords: http://www.ag-ip-news.com/news.aspx?id=69258&lang=en;
  5. EPO: "EPO practice confirmed on adaptation of description": https://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2022/07/epo-epo-practice-confirmed-on.html;
  6. EPO introduces systematic top-up search for earlier national rights: https://www.epo.org/news-events/news/2022/20220725.html;
  7. Privacy: sanzionata Intesa Sanpaolo per comunicazione di dati personali a terzi non autorizzati: https://www.altalex.com/documents/2022/07/22/privacy-sanzionata-intesa-sanpaolo-comunicazione-dati-personali-terzi-non-autorizzati;
  8. Changes to Singapore patent practice with effect from 26 May 2022: https://ficpi.org/ip-news/changes-singapore-patent-practice-effect-26-may-2022;
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