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USPTO invalidates patent in victory for Whatsapp

22-07-2019Saman Javed

Facebook has won an inter partes review before the US Patent and Trademark Office in a patent dispute over its messaging service, Whatsapp.

Aon appoints Lex Machina founder as IP solutions lead

19-07-2019Movers & ShakersSaman Javed

Global professional services firm Aon has appointed a new chief product officer to lead its IP solutions team.

UKIPO dismisses TM opposition by Fashion One

19-07-2019Saman Javed

The UK Intellectual Property Office has dismissed an opposition by global TV network Fashion One.

Financial advisers in dispute over ‘quarterback’ mark

19-07-2019Rory O'Neill

New Jersey-based Jalinski Advisory Group, which operates the “Financial Quarterback” brand, has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against a rival which it says has unlawfully used the mark.

Nike files counterclaim against Kawhi Leonard over ‘klaw’ logo

19-07-2019Saman Javed

Nike has filed a counterclaim against Kawhi Leonard after the American basketball player said the brand had defrauded the US Copyright Office and made false claims about the authorship of a logo.

Italian court orders Dailymotion to pay €5.5m in copyright damages

EU18-07-2019Saman Javed

French video-sharing platform Daily Motion must pay Italian media company Mediaset €5.5 million in damages for copyright infringement, a court has ruled.

UKIPO plans digital renewals update

18-07-2019Rory O'Neill

The UK Intellectual Property Office has pledged to transform the way it delivers IP services as the economy and wider society increasingly goes digital.

Ai Weiwei wins payout over car ads backdrop

Denmark18-07-2019Rory O'Neill

A Danish court has awarded Chinese artist Ai Weiwei more than a quarter of a million dollars in damages after Denmark’s licensed Volkswagen importer used his work in an advertising campaign without his permission.

Netflix settles copyright suit with Fyre Festival attendee

18-07-2019Saman Javed

Netflix has reached a settlement with a Fyre Festival attendee who had sued the studios for using her video footage without authorisation.

Armani hit with TM defeat by top Swiss court

Switzerland18-07-2019Rory O'Neill

Giorgio Armani has suffered a defeat at the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland, which ruled that Swiss watchmaker Glycine’s trademark is not confusingly similar to Armani’s logo.

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