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15
10
19

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Adidas Prevails in Japanese Trademark Fight Over "adidog"
  1. Jennifer Lopez is Being Sued for Copyright Infringement Over Instagram Post of Herself
  1. Twitter removes Trump campaign video after Queen complain
  1. From Gigi Hadid and Nicki Minaj to Virgil Abloh and Marc Jacobs: A Running List of Paparazzi Copyright Suits
  1. The U.S. Trademark Office is Not Making it Easy for Off-White to Register its Red Zip Tie
  1. Chile vs Peru: the battle over ‘Pisco’ continues
  1. Google seeks non-infringement declaration over Android keyboard app
  1. Online bank sues Facebook’s Calibra over ‘identical’ logo
  1. One World Trade Center copyright claims are time-barred: judge
  1. When it's time to pay for copyright infringement: the new "fork in the road" under Colombian law
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08
10
19

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

1. “Manuka Madness” in China Leads to Billion Dollar Bi-National Trademark War

2. Meghan Markle Files Copyright, UK Data Protection Act Lawsuit Against Media Co. Over Publication of Letter

 

3. Michael Kors targets eBay user over counterfeit sales

 

4. Lebron James’ Trademark Application for Taco Tuesday Denied

 

5. OAPI joins TMview

 

6. Whose Dish Is It Anyway?

 

7. Apple countersuit quashes ‘patent troll’ keyboard claims

 

8.  Premier League hails conviction of beoutQ streaming box retailer

 

9. Five counterfeit hotspots in Ecuador that you should be aware of

 

10. “T-SHIRT” Italian Guardia di Finanza Operation

               

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24
09
19

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. The Clash serve Wilson with TM suit over tennis rackets: https://www.worldipreview.com/news/the-clash-serves-wilson-with-tm-suit-over-tennis-rackets-18660;
  2. EU report: Increase in small parcels but decrease in number of fake goods: https://www.worldipreview.com/news/eu-report-increase-in-small-parcels-but-decrease-in-number-of-fake-goods-18654;
  3. University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce Launches Innovative Hybrid JD Program: https://www.ipwatchdog.com/2019/09/23/unh-franklin-pierce-launches-innovative-hybrid-jd-program/id=113712/;
  4. Turkish kiwis from Black Sea Region awarded GI patent: https://www.freshplaza.com/article/9146145/turkish-kiwis-from-black-sea-region-awarded-gi-patent/;
  5. Driver's License: Copyright Infringement in the World of Street Art: https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/driver-s-license-copyright-infringement-10603/;
  6. Getting Creative with Video Games: DMCA Takedowns and You: https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/getting-creative-with-video-games-dmca-44513/;
  7. Apple Lawsuit 2019: Tim Cook’s Firm Faces Lawsuit Over AirPods Patents: https://www.ibtimes.com/apple-lawsuit-2019-tim-cooks-firm-faces-lawsuit-over-airpods-patents-2831311;
  8. India: Faking It In Fashion: http://www.mondaq.com/india/x/845644/Trademark/Faking+It+In+Fashion;
  9. Plagiarism, Copyright and Toxic Fandoms: https://www.plagiarismtoday.com/2019/09/23/plagiarism-copyright-and-toxic-fandoms/;
  10. Italian police investigate newspaper piracy on Telegram: https://www.worldipreview.com/news/italian-police-investigate-newspaper-piracy-on-telegram-18670
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09
09
19

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Curbing cultural appropriation in the fashion industry with intellectual property
  1. Patagonia Does Not Want its Products - Even Authentic Ones - Sold on Amazon
  1. Teqball: the challenges associated with developing this new sport, the role played by intellectual property (IP) in furthering the company’s ambitions to promote the sport globally and, ultimately, for it to become an Olympic sport.
  1. The issue of fake replica football kits is growing in the UK and Ireland
  1. Drake sued for copyright infringement of a beat
  1. The Katy Perry decision demonstrates that American copyright law is "out of tune in several ways".
  1. How to Protect Your Trademarks on the Top 6 Social Media Platforms
  1. YouTube takes copyright law into their own hands with new policy on music infringement
  1. Some of the reasons why there is now a growing trend for applicants to submit their Chinese trademark through the CNIPA rather than the WIPO.
  1. The facepalm trademark case in China
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29
08
19

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

1. Parmigiano Reggiano sues Kraft food

 

2. Supermac revoked another McDonald’s trademark in the EU

 

3. Global Innovation Index 2019 published

 

4. Yosemite Gets its Trademarks back in Settlement Agreement

 

5. New Balance Wants to Shut Down Nautica's Use of a "Block Letter 'N'" in New Lawsuit

 

6. Australia mulls ‘offensive marks’ to protect indigenous knowledge

 

7. Canada signed the Patent Law Treaty

 

8.  Apple chip supplier to ‘vigorously defend’ lawsuits

 

9. Book publishers sue Audible over new ‘Captions’ feature

 

10.  “BLACK FRIDAY” Italian Guardia di Finanza Operation

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20
08
19

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. BMW Patents Electrically Supercharged Motorcycle Based On S1000RR, Images Leaked
  1. Honda stops car-repair company’s trademark at UKIPO
  1. Photographer sues Alexander Wang over Dua Lipa snap
  1. How to Trademark Hashtags in Australia
  1. Singapore and WIPO Center Collaborate to Reduce Copyright Dispute Mediation Costs for Creative Community
  1. YouTube Combats Copyright Trolls With Content ID Policy Changes
  1. N. Korea establishes institution in charge of intellectual property
  1. Nigeria: How We're Checking Music Copyright Infringement – MCSN
  1. Walmart files patent for blockchain-powered drone comms
  1. France becomes first EU nation to adopt Copyright Directive

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14
08
19

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. From Gigi Hadid and Nicki Minaj to Versace and Marc Jacobs: A Running List of Paparazzi Copyright Suits
  1. Message from WIPO DG Gurry on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
  1. Steve Madden Says Rothy's Threats of Trade Dress, Patent Infringement Suit Have "Placed a Cloud" Over its Biz
  1. Olaplex Lands Nearly $100 Million Win in "David v. Goliath" Fight Against L'Oreal
  1. Levi's and Saint Laurent Have Made Peace Over the Fashion Brand's Allegedly Infringing Pocket Tabs
  1. Rolex files TM suit against jewellery store over its signage
  1. Guns N’ Roses settle trademark suit with brewery
  1. DJ names Cardi B and French Montana in copyright suit
  1. What Does a Fight Over the Protectability of Banana Costumes Mean for the Fashion Industry?
  1. Cyndi Lauper settles ‘Kinky Boots’ copyright suit
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06
08
19

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. 50 years after the moon landing, protecting the space sector’s intellectual property is vital ǀ View:

 

  1. Huawei registers more trademarks: P600 to P1000:

 

  1. CBS Files Trademarks for ‘Star Trek: Section 31’ and ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’:

 

 

  1. Elementals Trademarks Go To War:

 

  1. How trademarks can work as assets for MSMEs:

 

  1. 90's Sweater Co. Coogi Says it Does Not Need Authorization to Promote Ties to Notorious B.I.G. in NBA Jersey Lawsuit:

 

  1. Ford Files Trademark For Bronco Outer Banks, Bronco Big Bend:

 

  1. Nokia v. Daimler: (anti-)anti suit injunctions and the Brussels I regime in global FRAND litigation:

 

  1. Huawei Threatens to Raise Patent Royalties on US Firms:

 

  1. Why Companies Should Seek Higher Damages for Counterfeiting:

 

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29
07
19

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. The Legal Practice Service of EUIPO has published an overview of the Case-Law from the General Court and from the Court of Justice in connection with trademark and design matters. Check it out at the following link:

 

  1. UPDATE: Vogue's Parent Company is Still Fighting a Brand Called Black Vogue Over its Name

 

  1. NASA has one small portfolio of trademarks, one giant global identity for its brand

 

  1. The trademark question that never stops giving: when is there a material difference between the registered form and the form of actual use?

 

  1. Kawhi Leonard Sues Nike for Copyright Infringement of His Logo
  1. Copyright Infringement Confirmed, but No Damages for "Cordoba" Photographer

 

  1. Tiffany & Co. Asks Appeals Court to Uphold Lower Court's Decision, Despite Costco's "False Narrative" & "Mischaracterizations"

 

  1. Amazon Sued for Trademark Infringement by Prime Trucking Company

 

  1. The Italian Guardia di Finanza seizes 600 Yves Saint Laurent “Kate Tassel” bags in Brindisi

 

  1. The Italian Guardia di Finanza seizes numerous counterfeit products in Grosseto
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23
07
19

Our Selection of #IPNEWS and Articles of the Week

  1. Rome Court finds videosharing platform directly liable for content uploaded by users

 

  1. Gigi Hadid Victorious in Paparazzi Photo Copyright Case, as Court Cites Fourth Estate Decision

 

  1. Anastasia Beverly Hills' "Hard Candy" Highlighter Does Not Infringe Same-Named Beauty Brand

 

  1. Chinese Copycats Have Come for Muji, Which is Largely Without Recourse

 

  1. Has the Cat Got Your Copyright? The dilemma of animal-created works

 

  1. Guest post: YouTube shifts the burden: requires manual copyright claimants to timestamp the allegedly infringing material; simplifies the rectification process

 

  1. Red Bull sues rival F1 sponsor Rich Energy for trade mark infringement

 

  1. Amazon is Now the Subject of a Formal Antitrust Investigation by the European Commission

 

  1. House Hearing Highlights China, E-Commerce Contributions to Cluttering of U.S. Trademark Register

 

  1. A Look at Five Cases at the International Trade Commission: Apple v. Qualcomm, Jurisdiction Issues, and Overlap with the FDA
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15
07
19

Our Selection of #IPNEWS and Articles of the Week

1. Virgil Abloh's Off-White is Being Sued for Allegedly Hijacking the Name of Another Company Named OffWhite

 

2. Chanel’s ‘Double C’ trade mark loss in China – an unacceptable conclusion?

 

3. Facebook to be fined $5bn for Cambridge Analytica privacy violations – reports

 

4. Amazon Sued for Trademark Infringement by Prime Trucking Company

 

5. Freedom of expression transcends morality in US trademark registration

 

6. To love Y is not as to fly

 

7. Taiwan jurisdiction report: Amendments to Taiwan patent law

 

8.  Marriott to ‘contest’ £99m data breach fine

 

9. EU General Court sides with Audi in TM appeal

 

10.  Over 500 counterfeit clothing items seized by Italian Guardia di Finanza

              

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09
07
19

Our Selection of #IPNEWS and Articles of the Week

  1. Brazil Joins WIPO’s International Trademark System:

 

  1. BREIN shuts down illegal e-book sharing Facebook groups:

 

  1. Winning younger generations over to the value of copyright:

 

  1. Kim Kardashian wins $2.7m in Missguided TM suit:

 

  1. Intellectual Property Software Market: Growing Awareness of Companies to Protect their Rights Spikes Demand:

 

  1. 2019-2024 Semiconductor (Silicon) Intellectual Property Market Latest Research by Business Expansion Plans, Growth Rate, Industry Demand Status, Top Opportunities, and Forecast:

 

  1. China's trademark registration surges 68 pct in H1:

 

  1. How should enterprises manage trademarks?

 

  1. Mr. Justice Arnold finds Conversant patent infringed but invalid for added matter in Conversant v Huawei:

 

  1. Photographer sues Universal Music over Sun Ra photo:

 

  1. To Combat Rampant Piracy, a U.N. Organization Launches a Global Anti-Piracy Database:

 

  1. Progress stalls on EU plan for cost-cutting patent court:
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02
07
19

Our Selection of #IPNEWS and Articles of the Week

  1. Regeneron Seeks Associate Director, Patent Attorney in Portfolio Development:

 

  1. Hours, Clients, Millions of Dollars: Haute Couture by the Numbers:

 

  1. Lucky Brand and Marcel Fashions’ Nearly 20 Year-Long Fight to Go Before Supreme Court:

 

  1. Gigi Hadid, Smile for the Copyright:

 

  1. Britney Spears' Dad is Suing the Blogger Behind the "Defamatory" #FreeBritney Movement:

 

  1. Automotives: the next battlefield of SEP litigation?

 

  1. CIPA: IP in a post-Brexit world:

 

  1. SCOTUS to clarify rules on awarding TM profits; defence ‘preclusion’:

 

  1. Pattern trademarks do not consist exclusively of a shape whenever they are not indissociable from the product:

 

  1. The New Copyright Directive: Collective licensing as a way to strike a fair balance between creator and user interests in copyright legislation (Article 12):

 

  1. The Italian Guardia di Finanza seized more than 4 million of counterfeit cosmetic products manufactured in China:
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24
06
19

Our Selection of #IPNEWS and Articles of the Week

  1. Adidas loses three-stripe trademark battle in European court:

 

  1. Amazon wins ‘.amazon’ domain name, aggravating South American region and undermining digital commons:

 

  1. ‘The Walking Dead’ producer sues company for TM infringement:

 

 

  1. Amazon granted patent for surveillance drones service:

 

  1. Every invention you use has one thing in common:

 

  1. How Do You Solve a Problem Like Deepfakes?:

 

  1. IPOS, Lloyd's and Antares launch IP litigation insurance initiative:

 

  1. China introduces 'intent to use' to combat trade mark squatting in its recent law amendment:

 

  1. Huawei Threatens to Raise Patent Royalties on US Firms:

 

  1. Massive operation against counterfeit goods nets 30 suspects and millions of products:

 

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17
06
19

Our Selection of #IPNEWS and Articles of the Week

1. New Europol/EUIPO Threat Assessment Report confirms links between IP crime and organised crime in the EU 

 

2. Lego Files Lawsuit for Trademark Infringement

 

3. EUTM applications pass 2 million

 

4. Amid a Flurry of "Cultural Appropriation" Claims Aimed at Carolina Herrera, What is Going on (Legally)?

 

5. Apple wins 2 Design Patents for Apple Store Shelving Units and the Figurative Trademark for 'Apple Music UP NEXT'

 

6. Metallica to pay €7,000 for "Viva Colonia" cover

 

7. Brazil moves closer to Madrid accession

 

8.  La Liga fined €250,000 for breach of GDPR

 

9. Copyright dispute over Aboriginal flag sparks debate

 

10.  Over 2.000 fake “AirPods” seized by Italian Guardia di Finanza

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10
06
19

Our Selection of #IPNEWS and Articles of the Week

 

  1. EUIPO’s Christian Archambeau on Globalization, EUTM Trends, and Brexit
  1. In Search of Greater ROI, Counterfeiters Are "Incentivized" by Products with High Resale Values, Per New Report
  1. Why There Are More Counterfeit Rolexes Than Any Other Product in the World
  1. Sampling Mumbo Jumbo: Minecraft YouTuber receives copyright claims on hundreds of videos in a matter of hours
  1. Teen-Favored Retailer Brandy Melville is Suing Over Copycat Tees and Stickers
  1. Basketball Star Kawhi Leonard Claims Nike Stole His Design and Registered it with the Copyright Office
  1. Police call for YouTube influencers to stop using fake make up
  1. Annual loss of €56 billion across the EU due to counterfeits: report
  1. Restoring IP Rights After the Destructive, Unjust Antitrust Rendering in FTC v. Qualcomm
  1. The Pathway to Foreign Damages for Patent Infringement
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03
06
19

OUR SELECTION OF #IPNEWS AND ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

  1. Will Marvel Studios face copyright infringement claim for using Ghanaian kente designs in the Black Panther movie?

 

  1. What's in a Name? Chanel's Global Quest to Protect the Name of a Color

 

  1. Settlement Of Suit Over Tom Brady Photo Leaves Major Online Copyright Issue Unresolved

 

  1. Iron Maiden Sues 'Ion Maiden' Video Game Creators, Alleging Trademark Infringement

 

  1. Amazon is "Upending" the $250 Billion-Plus Licensed Merch Business

 

  1. Adidas seeks shut down of counterfeit sites

 

  1. Finnish Market Court rejects Harley Davidson appeal

 

  1. German Court Says Reseller's Use of Brand Names in Ads is Not Only Acceptable but "Necessary"

 

  1. Make Canada Great Again trademark dispute

 

  1. “Obituary piracy” and what it could mean for archival institutions
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27
05
19

Our Selection of #IPNEWS and Articles of the Week

  1. Eurythmics' Dave Stewart sells music catalogue to Hipgnosis: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/may/10/hipgnosis-buys-music-catalogue-eurythmics-dave-stewart;
  2. Pepe the Frog copyright suit to go to trial: https://www.worldipreview.com/news/pepe-the-frog-copyright-suit-to-go-to-trial-18064;
  3. EPO unveils European Inventor Award 2019 nominees: https://www.worldipreview.com/news/epo-unveils-european-inventor-award-2019-nominees-17995;
  4. US blacklists Huawei amid ongoing IP trade row: https://www.worldipreview.com/news/us-blacklists-huawei-amid-ongoing-ip-trade-row-18042;
  5. Alibaba VP hails anti-counterfeiting success: https://www.worldipreview.com/news/alibaba-vp-hails-anti-counterfeiting-success-18021;
  6. INTA President Calls on the Global Trademark Community to Join the Battle against Counterfeiting En Masse: http://www.ag-ip-news.com/news.aspx?id=51953&lang=en;
  7. Joint EPO-EUIPO Study Finds Strong Link between Growth of SMEs and their Use of IP: http://www.ag-ip-news.com/news.aspx?id=51954&lang=en;
  8. Bittersweet no more: Rolling Stones pass Verve royalties to Richard Ashcroft: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/may/23/bitter-sweet-symphony-royalties-richard-ashcroft-verve-royalties-novello;
  9. General Court dismisses TM appeal in win for Sky: https://www.worldipreview.com/news/general-court-dismisses-tm-appeal-in-win-for-sky-18098;
  10. How to keep your trademarks forever: https://www.ipwatchdog.com/2019/05/25/keep-trademarks-forever/id=109559/;
  11. Kim Kardashian Already Tried to Trademark 14-Day-Old Son Psalm West's Name: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/celebs/a27583309/kim-kardashian-trademark-psalm-west-name/;
  12. L.A. Crips trademark Nipsey Hussle’s slogan ‘The  marathon continues’ to provide community service: http://thesource.com/2019/05/26/nipsey-hussle-crip-tmc/
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21
05
19

Our Selection of #IPNEWS and Articles of the Week

1. Dutch Court of Appeal injuncts unwilling licensee in first post-Huawei v ZTE FRAND decision

 

2. "No Expense is Being Spared" in Alibaba's Fight Against Fakes

 

3. Ariana Grande, thank you, next: copyright infringement on Instagram

 

4. The first non-traditional trademark registrations have been granted in Mexico

 

5. CJEU cancels German asset management firm’s TM

 

6. Adidas Secures U.S. Copyright Protection for Kanye Yeezy Sneaker Designs

 

7. Diversity in Patent Drafting

 

8. Big data may drive IP enforcement, business reveal

 

9. Basketball Patents Over the Years

 

10. The Italian Guardia di Finanza and Brindisi Customs Authorities seized more than 15.000 counterfeit NIKE shoes

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13
05
19

Our Selection of #IPNEWS and Articles of the Week

1. Court of Justice: use of figurative signs may constitute unlawful evocation of a PDO

 

2. Prince's Estate Responds to Trademark Office's Refusal to Register Purple Trademark With a 430 Page Filing

 

3. EU General Court sides with Zara against EUIPO

 

4. Huawei accused of conspiring to steal tech from US lab

 

5. Cambodia registers first-ever geographical indication

 

6. Whether Don Quijote de la Mancha relates to a PDO cheese?

 

7. Does AIRBNB break the law in France?

 

8. Judge Tosses Out 2 Claims in Saint Laurent and Steve Madden Footwear Fight

 

9. Swatch prevailed over Apple in a trademark dispute

 

10. Italian Guardia di Finanza’s Extraordinary plan for anti-counterfeiting checks

               

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