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Dr Martens sues China e-commerce giant Shein

China14-06-2021Muireann Bolger

China-based online fashion company Shein allegedly infringed IP, according to a complaint filed by Dr Martens maker AirWair International.

Amazon, WIPO, The Lego Group, take part in WIPR TM Live

International08-06-2021Alex Baldwin

Speakers from Amazon, the World Intellectual Property Organization, and The Lego Group will take part in the first-ever World IP Review Trademarks Live event, which starts today.

Amazon didn’t infringe digital filing IP, Fed Circuit rules

04-06-2021Alex Baldwin

Online retailers including Amazon and BestBuy have survived a patent infringement lawsuit after the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit cleared them of infringing digital filing IP.

Twitch ‘disappointed’ in record labels’ DMCA takedowns

International03-06-2021Alex Baldwin

Livestreaming platform Twitch has criticised a recent slew of more than 1,000 Digital Millennium Copyright Act takedown notifications against its users by record labels, saying they are “disappointed” in the rights owners’ actions.

Amazon liable over ‘knockoff’ gun accessories

Israel21-05-2021Rory O'Neill

Amazon must enter into talks over damages for counterfeit gun magazine loaders, after an Israeli manufacturer presented “overwhelming” evidence of the e-commerce platform’s liability.

‘Luxury brands are driving this’: reaction to the Facebook, Gucci collab

International11-05-2021Muireann Bolger

A new era has dawned in the war against counterfeiters, as luxury brands increasingly join forces with social media platforms and e-commerce companies to safeguard their IP. Lawyers tell WIPR why the IP world should expect to see more of these collaborations in the future.

Amazon blocked 10bn counterfeits prior to listing in 2020

11-05-2021Alex Baldwin

Amazon revealed that it had halted more than 10 billion suspected counterfeit listings before they were published on its platform last year in its first-ever ‘Brand Protection Report’.

ADT sues Amazon’s Ring over ‘iconic’ octagon TM

28-04-2021Muireann Bolger

US security company ADT is suing Amazon over claims that its subsidiary, Ring, infringed its “iconic blue octagon” trademark.

Facebook, Gucci jointly sue alleged Russian counterfeiter

Russia28-04-2021Muireann Bolger

Gucci and Facebook have filed a joint lawsuit in California against a Russian resident who allegedly used the social media platform to sell the fashion label’s designer products.

Nintendo wins ban on pirate Switch devices

19-04-2021Rory O'Neill

Nintendo has secured an injunction against a Vietnamese Amazon seller whose devices allow users to play pirated video games on the Switch console.

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